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[Speaking for everyman] Ian McKellan celebrates Shakespeare's birthday : [radio program]

Title
[Speaking for everyman] [sound recording] : Ian McKellan celebrates Shakespeare's birthday : [radio program] / [produced by Ian McKellan and Mark Ward ; produced by NPR's WBUR-FM (Boston) ; announced by Lisa Mullins. Radio commentary by Ian McKellen ; also featuring F. Murray Abraham, Marjorie Garber (Harvard University), Sting, Joe Papp, Craig Noel, Kristin Linklater, Jane Nichols and Hamish Linklater.]
Author
McKellen, Ian.
Publication
1990.

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AudioSupervised use *LTC 6665 [Cassette]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Found In
New York Shakespeare Festival records, 1954-1992.
Description
1 sound cassette : analog, stereo.
Alternative Title
  • New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
  • Consider me gone.
Subject
Note
  • Program (Title: Speaking for everyman : Shakespeare's birthday celebration) originally aired on Apr. 18, 1988 on WBUR Boston / NPR, winning the Peabody Broadcasing Award--Website.
  • Part 2 of program (2:30-3:30 pm) aired during Leonard Lopate's New York & Company radio show.
  • Editing/mixing engineer: David Green.
  • Various unidentified music pieces featured on program composed by Henry Purcell, Matthew Locke, Leonard Bernstein, Sting, Dmitriĭ Shostakovich, Arnold Norheim, John Dowland, and Sir William Walton. Table of contents contains popular music by Cole Porter and Sting, and an overture by Felix Mendelssohn.
  • F. Murray Abraham was featured as Bottom in NYSF's 1987 production of A midsummer night's dream.
  • Sting lyrics of "Consider me gone" are variation of Shakespeare's Sonnet 35.
  • Credits and information taken from Ian McKellen's website.
  • Cassette contains a NPR radio program produced by Ian McKellan, featuring excerpts of pre-recorded performances of various Shakespearan plays, historical stories, and personal antidotes from Ian McKeller and his guests. Both Joe Papp and F. Murray Abraham were featured.
  • "WNYC-AM 4/23/90-re Shakespeare's birthday; Pt I of 2, noon-1 pm"--Cassette (Side 1)
  • "WNYC-AM 4/23/90-re Shakespeare's birthday; Pt II of 2; 2:30-3:30 [pm]"--Cassette (Side 2)
  • Separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival records; for papers, see the Billy Rose Theatre Collection, *T-Mss 1993-028; for sheet music and scores, see the Music Division, JPB 04-03.
Indexed In (note)
  • Ian McKellen's website (http://www.mckellen.com/audio/index.htm), Audio index page.
Event (note)
  • Aired on WNYC-AM on Apr. 23, 1990.
Source (note)
  • The New York Shakespeare Festival and Gail Merrifield Papp;
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
Contents
Part 1 (Side 1). Brush up your Shakespeare (From Kiss me, Kate) / Cole Porter ; Consider me gone (from The dream of the blue turtles) / Sting -- Part 2 (Side 2). Overture of A midsummer night's dream / Mendelssohn.
Call Number
*LTC 6665
OCLC
191747605
Author
McKellen, Ian. Producer
Title
[Speaking for everyman] [sound recording] : Ian McKellan celebrates Shakespeare's birthday : [radio program] / [produced by Ian McKellan and Mark Ward ; produced by NPR's WBUR-FM (Boston) ; announced by Lisa Mullins. Radio commentary by Ian McKellen ; also featuring F. Murray Abraham, Marjorie Garber (Harvard University), Sting, Joe Papp, Craig Noel, Kristin Linklater, Jane Nichols and Hamish Linklater.]
Imprint
1990.
Playing Time
000100 000100
Indexed In:
Ian McKellen's website (http://www.mckellen.com/audio/index.htm), Audio index page.
Event
Aired on WNYC-AM on Apr. 23, 1990.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
Added Author
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Anniversaries, etc.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays Excerpts.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Sonnets.
Abraham, F. Murray, commentator.
Garber, Marjorie B., commentator.
Papp, Joseph, commentator.
Noel, Craig, commentator.
Linklater, Kristin, commentator.
Linklater, Hamish, commentator.
Nichols, Jane, commentator.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695, composer.
Locke, Matthew, 1621 or 1622-1677, composer.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990, composer.
Sting (Musician), composer.
Sting (Musician), commentator.
Sting (Musician), performer.
Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975, composer.
Dowland, John, 1563?-1626, composer.
Nordheim, Arne, composer.
Walton, William, 1902-1983, composer.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Kiss me, Kate. Brush up your Shakespeare.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Sommernachtstraum. Ouverture.
Green, David, sound engineer, recording engineer.
Lopate, Leonard, reporter.
Mullins, Lisa, reporter.
Papp, Gail Merrifield, donor.
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
National Public Radio (U.S.)
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater, donor.
Added Title
New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
Consider me gone.
Found In:
New York Shakespeare Festival records, 1954-1992.
Research Call Number
*LTC 6665
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