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Americathon 1985 at the New School for Social Research.

Title
Americathon 1985 [sound recording] : at the New School for Social Research.
Publication
Feb. 16, 1985.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 43116 v. 1 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 43116 v. 2 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Description
8 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects
Note
  • Compact discs.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live at the New School for Social Research, New York City, and broadcast on radio station WNYC (93.9 FM/AM 820), Feb. 16, 1985.
Language (note)
  • Spoken and sung in English (principally); part of Tania Leon's work in wordless.
Contents
  • CD 1: [Blank (0:40)] -- Opening (2:10) -- 3 works by Thelonious Monk (Sphere) ; Interview with Kenny Barron and Buster Williams (36:15) -- [Announcement ; sound check (1:51)] -- No memory / Scott Johnson (S. Johnson, guitar/tape) (11:23) -- Interview with Johnson (10:01).
  • CD 2: Interview with Richard Adler (3:26) -- Medley from Pajama Game, Damn Yankees and other works / R. Adler (R. Adler, vocals ; Don Smith, piano) (5:54) -- Interview with Adler (15:24) -- Whoever invented love (2:00) ; When you gonna learn (4:10) / R. Adler (R. Adler, vocals ; D. Smith, piano) -- Three sighs, three variations / George Tsontakis (Carole Cowan, violin ; Rebecca LaBrecque, piano) (14:25) -- Interview with Tsontakis, Cowan and LaBrecque (incomplete) (8:00).
  • CD 3: [Blank (0:30)] -- Interview with Tsontakis, Cowan and LaBrecque (cont.) (5:40) -- Excerpts from Secret pastures / Peter Gordon (P. Gordon, clarinet ; "Blue" Gene Tyranny, piano ; Rik Albani, trumpet, Linda Hudes, synthesizer ; Ned Sublette, guitar) (13:25) -- Interview with P. Gordon (12:00) -- [Announcement and intermission (2:15)] -- Interview with William Schuman and Gary Steigerwalt (4:00) -- Voyage : for solo piano / W. Schuman (G. Steigerwalt, piano) (22:00) -- Interview with Schuman and Steigerwalt (incomplete) (6:33).
  • CD 4: Interview with Schuman and Steigerwalt (cont.) (10:00) -- Introduction by Will Zukof (2:45) -- De-Orishas / Tania Leon (Western Wind) (7:15) -- Introducing members of Western Wind ; Interview with Martin Goldray (3:15) -- Momentum / Tania Leon (Martin Goldray, piano) (5:14) -- Interview with Tania Leon and Goldray (4:45) -- Interview with Joan Tower (6:40) -- Fantasy for clarinet and piano / Joan Tower (Sarah Rothenberg, piano ; Laura Flax, clarinet) (15:00) -- Interview with J. Tower, S. Rothenberg, and L. Flax (incomplete) (2:18).
  • CD 5: Fantasy for clarinet and piano / Joan Tower (Sarah Rothenberg, piano ; Laura Flax, clarinet) (15:00) -- Interview with J. Tower, S. Rothenberg, and L. Flax (cont.) (9:04)-- Interview with Philip Glass (6:20) -- Koyaanisqatsi. Vessels / Philip Glass (Western Wind ; Martin Goldray, synthesizer ; Mary Rowell, violin) (7:57) -- Interview with P. Glass (8:58) -- [Announcements and intermission (4:09)] -- Middle passage / Anthony Davis (A. Davis, piano) (11:41) -- Interview with A. Davis (incomplete) (8:10).
  • CD 6: Interview with A. Davis (9:00) -- A walk through the shadow / A. Davis (A. Davis, piano) (6:00) -- Interview with Leroy Jenkins and A. Davis (5:55) -- Suite in 3 parts: Hipnoses ; Um cha chi chum ; Blues (16:00) -- Interview with L. Jenkins (9:05) -- [Viola pieces] (5:20) -- Announcement (1:00) -- Interview with Morton Gould (incomplete) (2:00).
  • CD 7: Announcement (1:00) -- Interview with Morton Gould (5:45) -- Suite for cello and piano / M. Gould (Leslie Parnas, cello ; Edmund Battersby, piano) (21:00) -- Interview with M. Gould, L. Parnas, and E. Battersby (4:15) -- Interview with David Hykes (3:45) -- Excerpts from work in progress, Harmonic meetings / David Hykes (David Hykes, vocals) (11:10) -- Interview with D. Hykes (14:20) -- Interview with Daniel Ponce (7:00) -- [Work for percussion] / Daniel Ponce (Daniel Ponce, percussion) (incomplete) (6:30).
  • CD 8: [Work for percussion] / Daniel Ponce (Daniel Ponce, percussion) (14:00) -- Closing announcement (2:10).
Call Number
*LDC 43116 v. 1-4
OCLC
173013340
Title
Americathon 1985 [sound recording] : at the New School for Social Research.
Imprint
Feb. 16, 1985.
Performer
Nancy Shear, host ; with various performers.
Event
Recorded live at the New School for Social Research, New York City, and broadcast on radio station WNYC (93.9 FM/AM 820), Feb. 16, 1985.
Summary
Eight hours of live performances and informal interviews with composers and performers.
Language
Spoken and sung in English (principally); part of Tania Leon's work in wordless.
Added Author
Shear, Nancy, host, interviewer.
Barron, Kenny, interviewee.
Williams, Buster, interviewee.
Johnson, Scott, 1952- interviewee, instrumentalist.
Adler, Richard, 1921-2012, singer.
Adler, Richard, 1921-2012, interviewee.
Smith, Don (Pianist), instrumentalist.
Tsontakis, George, interviewee.
Cowan, Carol, instrumentalist.
La Brecque, Rebecca, instrumentalist.
Gordon, Peter, 1951- instrumentalist.
Gordon, Peter, 1951- interviewee.
Tyranny, Blue Gene, 1945- instrumentalist.
Albani, Rik, instrumentalist.
Hudes, Linda, instrumentalist.
Sublette, Ned, 1951- instrumentalist.
Schuman, William, 1910-1992, interviewee.
Steigerwalt, Gary, instrumentalist, interviewee.
Zukof, William, interviewee.
Goldray, Martin, instrumentalist.
León, Tania, interviewee.
Tower, Joan, 1938- interviewee.
Rothenberg, Sarah, instrumentalist.
Flax, Laura, instrumentalist.
Glass, Philip, interviewee.
Rowell, Mary, instrumentalist.
Davis, Anthony, 1951- instrumentalist, interviewee.
Jenkins, Leroy, instrumentalist, interviewee.
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996, interviewee.
Parnas, Leslie, instrumentalist, interviewee.
Battersby, Edmund, 1949- instrumentalist, interviewee.
Hykes, David, interviewee.
Hykes, David, singer.
Ponce, Daniel, interviewee, instrumentalist.
Johnson, Scott, 1952- No memory.
Adler, Richard, 1921-2012. Vocal music. Selections.
Tsontakis, George. Three sighs, three variations.
Gordon, Peter, 1951- Secret pastures. Selections.
Schuman, William, 1910-1992. Voyage.
León, Tania. De-Orishas.
León, Tania. Momentum.
Tower, Joan, 1938- Fantasy, clarinet, piano.
Glass, Philip. Koyaanisqatsi. Vessels.
Davis, Anthony, 1951- Middle passage.
Davis, Anthony, 1951- Walk through the shadow.
Jenkins, Leroy. Instrumental music. Selections.
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996. Suites, cello, piano.
Hykes, David. Harmonic meetings. Selections.
Ponce, Danile. Percussion music. Selections.
Sphere (Musical group), performer.
Western Wind (Vocal group), performer.
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
Americathon (1985 : New York, N.Y.)
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.), donor. NN-RHA
Research Call Number
*LDC 43116 v. 1-4
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