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Americathon 1987 at the New School for Social Research.

Title
Americathon 1987 [sound recording] : at the New School for Social Research.
Publication
Feb. 16, 1987.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 43117 v. 1 [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, 1987.
Language (note)
  • Spoken and sung in English (principally); in wordless (Oliveros work)
Contents
  • CD 1: [Blank (1:38)] -- Opening (1:11) -- Interview with Michael Torke (10:09) -- The yellow pages (7:00) ; Patterns in the sand (5:00) / M. Torke (M. Torke, piano ; with Musical Elements) -- Interview with A. Leroy (8:28) -- Display ; Imagined Corners (excerpts) ; Double reverse (excerpts) / A. Leroy (Manhattan Marimba Quartet) (9:00) -- Interview with A. Leroy (1:35) -- Gears align / A. Leroy (Manhattan Marimba Quartet) (9:45) -- Interview with Pauline Oliveros (incomplete) (8:25).
  • CD 2: Interview with Pauline Oliveros (cont.) (8:05) -- The well / P. Oliveros (Members of Relâche) (16:00) -- Interview with Amina Claudine Myers (8:40) -- The circle of time (9:03) ; Straight to you (7:48) / A.C. Myers (A.C. Myers, piano and vocals).
  • CD 3: [Blank (0:20)] -- African blues / A.C. Myers (A.C. Myers, piano and vocals) (4:05) -- Announcement (2:05) -- Interview with Robert Moran (9:15) [Blank ; tuning (0:35)] -- Tango of the innocents / R. Moran (Relâche) (16:45) -- [Announcement (1:15)] -- Interview with Julius Hemphill (9:10) -- [Title of the work not announced] (J. Hemphill, saxophone ; Abdul Wadud, cello) (25:15) -- Interview with George Perle (4:52) -- Quintet no. 4 (incomplete) / G. Perle (Dorian Wind Quintet).
  • CD 4: [J. Hemphill's work (6:30)] -- Interview with George Perle (4:52) -- Woodwind quintet no. 4 / G. Perle (Dorian Wind Quintet) (19:40) -- Interview with Butch Morris (incomplete).
  • CD 5: Interview with Butch Morris (cont.) -- Conduction no. 5 / B. Morris (Jason Hwang, violin ; Bill Horvitz, guitar/electronics ; Wilber Morris, bass ; Tom Cora, cello ; Wayne Horvitz, keyboard/electronics ; Zeena Parkins and Carol Emmanual, harps ; members of Relâche ; B. Morris, conductor) (25:00) -- [Announcement ; Blank ; Tone (14:35)] -- Interview with Elliott Carter (4:55) -- Night fantasies (incomplete) / E. Carter
  • CD 6: [Blank (1:00)] -- Interview with Elliot Carter (4:55) -- Night fantasies / E. Carter (21:00) -- Interview with E. Carter (7:40) -- Interview with Lois V. Vierk (7:45) -- Manhattan cascade / L. V. Vierk (Guy Klucevsek, accordion with tape) -- (20:00) -- Interview with Steve Reich (incomplete)
  • CD 7: [Blank (0:18)] -- Interview with S. Reich (cont.) (8:25) -- New York counterpoint / S. Reich (RIchard Stoltzman, clarinet) (11:40) -- Interview with R. Stoltzman and S. Reich (3:19) -- Clapping music / S. Reich (S. Reich and Glen Velez) (3:20) -- Interview with G. Velez (4:35) -- Bodhran ; Rain / G. Velez (G. Velez, bodhran and rik) (20:35) -- Interview with Ellen Taaffe Zwillich (5:51) -- Sonata in three movements : for violin and piano / E.T. Zwilich (Elisa Barston, violin ; Peter Basquin, piano) (11:24) -- Interview with E.T. Zwillich (3:15).
  • CD 8: [Tuning (1:02)] -- Sonata in three movements : for violin and piano / E.T. Zwilich (Elisa Barston, violin ; Peter Basquin, piano) (11:24) -- Interview with E.T. Zwillich (3:05) -- String quartets / E.T. Zwillich (Cavani String Quartet) (14:15) -- Interview with Ben Tavera King (2:46) -- Cactus blossoms ; [zarzuela style music, exact title not announced] ; [a work influenced by Mexican style music and Mozart, exact title not announced] ; When mariachis become minimalist ; The fractured folk tale of the Mayan whistlers ; Ecos de la Sierra (Mountain echoes) [a work with violin, exact title not announced] ; Baby's fandango / Ben Tavera King (Ben Tavera King ; with Steve Kindler, violin) (commentary by B.T. King interspersed; ca 28:00).
Call Number
*LDC 43117 v. 1-4
OCLC
173155146
Title
Americathon 1987 [sound recording] : at the New School for Social Research.
Imprint
Feb. 16, 1987.
Performer
Nancy Shear and John Schaefer, 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, 1987.
Summary
Eight hours of live performances and informal interviews with composers and performers.
Language
Spoken and sung in English (principally); in wordless (Oliveros work)
Added Author
Shear, Nancy, host, interviewer.
Schaefer, John, host.
Torke, Michael, instrumentalist.
Torke, Michael, interviewee.
Leroy, A., interviewee.
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932-2016, interviewee.
Myers, Amina, interviewee, performer.
Moran, Robert, 1937- interviewee.
Hemphill, Julius, interviewee, performer.
Wadud, Abdul (Abdul Khabir), instrumentalist.
Perle, George, 1915-2009, interviewee.
Morris, Lawrence Butch, interviewee, conductor.
Hwang, Jason, instrumentalist.
Horvitz, Bill, instrumentalist.
Morris, Wilber, instrumentalist.
Cora, Tom, instrumentalist.
Horvitz, Wayne, instrumentalist.
Parkins, Zeena, instrumentalist.
Emmanual, Carol, instrumentalist.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012, interviewee.
Karis, Aleck, instrumentalist.
Vierk, Lois V., interviewee.
Klucevsek, Guy, interviewee.
Reich, Steve, 1936- interviewee.
Reich, Steve, 1936- performer.
Stoltzman, Richard, instrumentalist.
Velez, Glen, interviewee, performer.
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, 1939- interviewee.
Barston, Elisa, instrumentalist.
Basquin, Peter, instrumentalist.
King, Ben Tavera, interviewee, instrumentalist.
Kindler, Steve, instrumentalist.
Torke, Michael. Telephone book. Yellow pages.
Torke, Michael. Patterns in the sand.
Leroy, A. Marimba music. Selections.
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932-2016. Well.
Myers, Amina. Vocal music. Selections.
Moran, Robert, 1937- Tango of the innocents.
Perle, George, 1915-2009. Quintets, flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon, no. 4.
Morris, Lawrence Butch. Conduction, no. 5.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Night fantasies.
Vierk, Lois V. Manhattan cascade.
Reich, Steve, 1936- New York counterpoint.
Reich, Steve, 1936- Clapping music.
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, 1939- Sonata in three movements.
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, 1939- Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1.
Musical Elements (Musical group), performer.
Manhattan Marimba Quartet, performer.
Relâche (Musical group), performer.
Dorian Wind Quintet, performer.
Cavani Quartet, performer.
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
Americathon (1987 : New York, N.Y.)
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.), donor. NN-RHA
Research Call Number
*LDC 43117 v. 1-4
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