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Americathon 1987 Highlights.

Title
Americathon 1987 [sound recording] : Highlights.
Publication
Feb. 16, 1987.

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Description
2 sound discs (ca. 123 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Americathon (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Highlights
  • Americathon '87
  • Americathon nineteen eighty-seven
Subjects
Note
  • On CD 2, John Schaefer mentioned Elliot Carter's Night fantasies (1980) and guitar music by Ben Tavera King, but they were not found on audio.
  • WNYC inventory no.: WNYC-AMER-1987-02-16; Catalog: 19050[-19051].
Event (note)
  • Broadcast on WNYC, New York, N. Y. in 1987; pre-recorded live at The New School, New York, N. Y. on Feb. 16, 1987.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Entire program (8 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.) available on *LDC 43117, vol. 1-4.
Source (note)
  • WNYC (Radio station : New York, N. Y.) ;
Contents
  • CD 1. Excerpt of Display (1:00) / A. Leroy (Manhattan Marimba Quartet) ; Opening remarks (J. Schaefer, host) -- Interview with Michael Torke (N. Shear, host) -- The yellow pages (1985) (from Telephone book) / M. Torke (Michael Torke, keyboard ; Musical Elements: Keith Underwood, flute ; Alan Kay, clarinet ; Joely Kaufman (?), violin ; Karl Parens, violoncello) -- Interview with A. Leroy (J. Schaefer, host) -- Display: Display ; Excerpt of Imagined corners [on the map] ; Excerpt of Double reverse (8:33) / A. Leroy (Manhattan Marimba Quartet: Kory Grossman, James Preiss, Bill Ruyle and William Trigg) -- Interview with A. Leroy (J. Schaefer, host) -- Gears align (dance music) / A. Leroy (Manhattan Marimba Quartet) -- Interview with Amina Claudine Myers (N. Shear, host) -- The circle of time ; African blues / A. C. Myers (Amina Claudine Myers, vocals and piano) -- "Coming up next" radio clip (0:20) / J. Schaefer -- Interview with Steve Reich (J. Schaefer, host) -- New York counterpoint (1985) (0:26) [ends abruptly] / S. Reich (Richard Stoltzman, clarinet ; tape)
  • CD 2. "Coming up next" radio clip (0:20) / J. Schaefer -- New York counterpoint (1985) / S. Reich (Richard Stolzman, clarinet ; tape) -- Interview with Steve Reich (J. Schaefer, host ) -- Clapping music (1972) / S. Reich (Steve Reich and Glen Velez, performers) -- Interview with Julius Hemphill (J. Schaefer, host) -- [Three unidentified pieces] / J. Hemphill (Julius Hemphill, saxophone ; Abdul Wadud, violoncello) -- "In our last segment" radio clip (0:27) / J. Schaefer -- [No audio] (2:20)
Call Number
*LDC 43487
OCLC
698184474
Title
Americathon 1987 [sound recording] : Highlights.
Imprint
Feb. 16, 1987.
Playing Time
010640 005615
Event
Broadcast on WNYC, New York, N. Y. in 1987; pre-recorded live at The New School, New York, N. Y. on Feb. 16, 1987.
Summary
This is a pre-recorded WNYC broadcast of highlights of WNYC's Americathon '87, a live marathon of contemporary American music by living composers, and informal interviews of composers and performers; co-hosted by John Schaefer and Nancy Shear.
Additional Formats
Entire program (8 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.) available on *LDC 43117, vol. 1-4.
Source
Gift; WNYC (Radio station : New York, N. Y.) ; 2007.
Added Author
Schaefer, John, host.
Shear, Nancy, host.
Torke, Michael, interviewee.
Leroy, A., interviewee.
Myers, Amina, interviewee.
Reich, Steve, 1936- interviewee.
Torke, Michael, instrumentalist.
Myers, Amina, performer.
Stoltzman, Richard, performer.
Velez, Glen, performer.
Reich, Steve, 1936- performer.
Hemphill, Julius, performer.
Wadud, Abdul (Abdul Khabir), performer.
Torke, Michael. Telephone book. Yellow pages.
Leroy, A. Display.
Leroy, A. Imagined corners on the map. Selections.
Leroy, A. Double reverse. Selections.
Leroy, A. Gears align.
Myers, Amina. Circle of time.
Myers, Amina. African blues.
Reich, Steve, 1936- New York counterpoint.
Reich, Steve, 1936- Clapping music.
Musical Elements (Musical group), performer.
Manhattan Marimba 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
Added Title
Highlights
Americathon '87
Americathon nineteen eighty-seven
Research Call Number
*LDC 43487
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