Scope and arrangement
These tapes are a large portion of the noncommercial recordings collected by Flagstad of her own performances and interviews. Among the opera recordings in the collection are excerpts from Metropolitan Opera and Covent Garden Opera broadcast performances.
Recordings originating from Norway include Flagstad's farewell concert of December 12, 1953, and fourteen tapes recorded privately at the Norwegian Broadcast Service in 1954 and 1958 featuring songs of Norwegian composers.
Interviews with Flagstad are as follows: On singing Wagner (BBC, June 28, 1950); Farewell interview (Danish State Radio, December 26, 1953); Recollections of Metropolitan Opera debut (Danish State Radio, February 2, 1960); Opening of the Norwegian National Opera (Norwegian Broadcasting Service, February 16, 1959).