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Americathon 1984 at the Public Theater.

Title
Americathon 1984 [sound recording] : at the Public Theater.
Publication
Feb. 18, 1984.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 43115 v. 1 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Description
7 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
New Jazz from the Public Theater
Subjects
Note
  • Compact discs.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live at the Public Theater, New York City, and broadcast on radio station WNYC (93.9 FM/AM 820), Feb. 18, 1984.
Language (note)
  • Spoken and sung in English (principally); M. Monk songs wordless except The tale.
Contents
  • CD 1: Opening ; Welcome (Joseph Papp) ; Introduction (Mary Perot Nichols) (6:50) -- 6 songs from 5 decades: Nancy Hanks ; Rain ; Dublin song ; Raise the shade ; Love letters unmailed ; See it was like this / Elie Siegmeister (Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, soprano ; E. Siegmeister, piano) (17:00) -- Interview with Siegmeister and Kirkpatrick by Shear (7:00) -- Interview with Meredith Monk (2:00) -- Education of the girlchild. The traveling song ; Gotham lullaby ; Education of the girlchild. The tale / M. Monk (M. Monk, piano and vocals) (12:00).
  • CD 2: Education of the girlchild. The tale ; Biography / M. Monk (M. Monk, piano and vocals) (10:15) -- Interview with Monk (11:10) -- [announcement ; tuning] (1:54) -- Eleuthera ; On a promise (incomplete) / C'est What (Matt Balitsaris, John Wunsch, guitar ; Jeff Berman, vibraphone ; Dave Dunaway, bass ; Chip White, drums) (12:02).
  • CD 3: On a promise (cont.) / C'est What (2:30) -- Interview with Jeff Berman and Matt Balitsaris (8:00) -- I will / C'est What (5:45) -- [no audio (intermission)] (5:00) -- Interview with Ralph Shapey (7:15) -- Cadenza from Partita-fantasia ; 2 cadenzas from Evocation no. 2 ; Cadenza from Double concerto [works interspersed with the commentary by Shapey and Krosnick] / R. Shapey (Joel Krosnick, violoncello) (19:26) -- Interview with George Rochberg (2:59).
  • CD 4: Between two worlds / G. Rochberg (Sue Ann Kahn, flute ; Andrew Willis, piano) (14:00) -- Interview with Rochberg and S.A. Kahn (14:30) -- Improvisations ; a blues piece / Oliver Lake (O. Lake, saxophone) (13:00) -- Interview with Lake (incomplete) (4:00).
  • CD 5: Interview with Lake (cont.) (5:45) -- Improvisation / O. Lake (O. Lake, saxophone) (5:00) -- [no audio (intermission)] (5:00) -- [announcement] (1:30) -- Hit it all / Wally Harper (Barbara Cook, soprano ; W. Harper, piano) (2:15) -- Interview with Cook, Harper, and David Zippel (4:40) -- It's better with the band (4:30) ; In between goodbyes (4:45) / W. Harper ; D. Zippel (B. Cook, soprano ; W. Harper, piano) -- Interview with Cook, Harper, and Zippel (5:00) -- [Homage to Diamonds are a girl's best friends] / W. Harper ; D. Zippel (D. Zippel, vocal ; W. Harper, piano) (3:00) -- Interview with Cook, Harper, and Zippel (2:00) -- The yearring. Why did I choose you / Michael Leonard (B. Cook, soprano ; W. Harper, piano) (2:25).
  • CD 6: Introduction -- Interview with Jacob Druckman (5:00) -- Valentine / J. Druckman (John Deak, double bass) (8:15) -- Interview with Druckman and Dyck (13:40) -- [announcement] (1:30) -- Interview with Rhys Chatham (2:00) -- For brass (incomplete) / R. Chatham (15:45).
  • CD 7: For brass (cont.) / R. Chatham (5:45) -- Interview with Chatham (5:45) -- Introduction and interview with Virgil Thomson (6:08) -- 2 sentimental tangos ; Piano sonata no. 2 ; Tango lullaby / V. Thomson (Yvar Mikhashoff, piano) (7:32) -- Interview with Mikhashoff and Thomson (7:42) -- 2 portraits : 1981. Christopher Cox (0:53) ; Morris Golde (0:31) / V. Thomson (Y. Mikhashoff, piano) -- Interview with Thomson and Mikhashoff (8:23) -- Closing (1:21).
Call Number
*LDC 43115 v. 1-7
OCLC
172987934
Title
Americathon 1984 [sound recording] : at the Public Theater.
Imprint
Feb. 18, 1984.
Series
New Jazz from the Public Theater
Performer
Nancy Shear, host ; with various performers.
Event
Recorded live at the Public Theater, New York City, and broadcast on radio station WNYC (93.9 FM/AM 820), Feb. 18, 1984.
Summary
A six hour celebration of American music; live performances and informal interviews with composers and performers.
Language
Spoken and sung in English (principally); M. Monk songs wordless except The tale.
Added Author
Shear, Nancy, host, interviewer.
Papp, Joseph.
Nichols, Mary Perot.
Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991, instrumentalist, interviewee.
Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth, singer, interviewee.
Monk, Meredith, performer.
Monk, Meredith, interviewee.
Balitsaris, Matt, interviewee.
Berman, Jeff, interviewee.
Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002, interviewee.
Krosnick, Joel, instrumentalist.
Rochberg, George, interviewee.
Kahn, Sue Ann, instrumentalist, interviewee.
Willis, Andrew, 1950- instrumentalist.
Lake, Oliver, instrumentalist, interviewee.
Cook, Barbara, singer.
Cook, Barbara, interviewee.
Harper, Wally, instrumentalist.
Harper, Wally, interviewee.
Zippel, David, lyricist.
Zippel, David, interviewee.
Druckman, Jacob, 1928-1996, interviewee.
Deak, Jon, instrumentalist, interviewee.
Chatham, Rhys, interviewee.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989, interviewee.
Mikhashoff, Yvar, instrumentalist, interviewee.
Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991. Songs. Selections.
Monk, Meredith. Education of the girlchild. Selections.
Monk, Meredith. Gotham lullaby.
Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Partita-fantasia. Selections.
Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Evocation, no. 2. Selections.
Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Double concerto. Selections.
Rochberg, George. Between two worlds.
Leonard, Michael, 1931-2015. Yearling. Why did I choose you?
Druckman, Jacob, 1928-1996. Valentine.
Chatham, Rhys. For brass.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Sentimental tangos.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Sonatas, piano, no. 2.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Portraits, piano (1948-1953). Tango lullaby.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Portraits, piano (1981). Christopher Cox.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Portraits, piano (1981). Morris Golde.
C'est What?! (Musical group), performer.
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
Americathon (1984 : New York, N.Y.)
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.), donor. NN-RHA
Research Call Number
*LDC 43115 v. 1-7
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