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The music makers [videorecording] : an ASCAP celebration of American music at Wolf Trap

Title
The music makers [videorecording] : an ASCAP celebration of American music at Wolf Trap / a production of Maryland Public Television with ASCAP, WNET/New York and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts ; Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; PBS.
Publication
Oct. 16, 1987.

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Description
2 videodiscs (ca. 1 hr., 30 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Great performances
Uniform Title
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Alternative Title
ASCAP celebration of American music at Wolf Trap
Subject
Note
  • "GP 1401."
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted; use service copy.
Credits (note)
  • Producers, John T. Potthast, David Griffiths, Ellen M. Krass ; directors, Phillip Byrd, Joe Layton ; written by, Frank Slocum ; Ian Fraser, musical director ; Mark Hummel, musical consultant ; Chris Boardman, Danny Troop, Dick Hazard, music arrangers ; lighting design, Ken Billington.
Event (note)
  • Recorded at Wolf Trap, Washington D. C., June 3, 1987 ; Broadcast on WNET/13, Oct. 16, 1987.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from archival originals.
Source (note)
  • Exxon Corporation;
Call Number
*LDV 1739
OCLC
768123337
Title
The music makers [videorecording] : an ASCAP celebration of American music at Wolf Trap / a production of Maryland Public Television with ASCAP, WNET/New York and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts ; Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; PBS.
Imprint
Oct. 16, 1987.
Series
Great performances
System Details
DVD, transferred from archival originals.
Access
Access to original item restricted; use service copy.
Credits
Producers, John T. Potthast, David Griffiths, Ellen M. Krass ; directors, Phillip Byrd, Joe Layton ; written by, Frank Slocum ; Ian Fraser, musical director ; Mark Hummel, musical consultant ; Chris Boardman, Danny Troop, Dick Hazard, music arrangers ; lighting design, Ken Billington.
Performer
Performers and hosts: Andy Williams, Ashford & Simpson, Patti Austin, Randy Travis, Glenn Close, Clamma Dale, Jeffrey Osborne, Judy Collins, Robert Guillaume, Richie Havens & Peter Yarrow, The Oak Ridge Boys, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Bernadette Peters, Tony Bennett; and Sammy Cahn, Cy Coleman, Sammy Fain, John Green, Marvin Hamlisch, Burton Lane, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Charles Strouse, Henry Mancini, The U.S. Marine Band ; dancers (from NYC Ballet): Gary Chryst, Carmen de Lavallade, Gregg Burge, Jean-Pierre Frohlich, Melinda Roy.
Event
Recorded at Wolf Trap, Washington D. C., June 3, 1987 ; Broadcast on WNET/13, Oct. 16, 1987.
Summary
A "Great Performances" presentation saluting the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), founded in 1914 and with a membership today of nearly 40,000 writers and publishers. The program was taped at Wolf Trap Farm Park in June 1987, and features performers from every aspect of the music industry: Broadway and Hollywood, country and folk, pop and jazz, gospel and blues, classical and rock. Highlights include: The way we were; Send in the clowns; They didn't believe me; Days of wine and roses; Moon river; Alfie; That old black magic; Motherless child; Freedom; Forever and ever, Amen; Sophisticated lady; The fool on the hill; Broadway baby; Sometimes we're friends; As time goes by; God bless America; Tomorrow. A few composers perform their songs.
Source
Gift; Exxon Corporation; 1993.
Added Author
Potthast, John T. Producer
Griffiths, David (David Garfield), 1942- Producer
Krass, Ellen M. Producer
Byrd, Phillip. Director
Layton, Joe, 1931- director.
Williams, Andy, 1927-2012, performer.
Austin, Patti, performer.
Travis, Randy, performer.
Close, Glenn, 1947- performer.
Dale, Clamma, performer.
Osborne, Jeffrey, performer.
Collins, Judy, 1939- performer.
Guillaume, Robert, performer.
Havens, Richie, performer.
Yarrow, Peter, 1938- performer.
Peters, Bernadette, performer.
Bennett, Tony, 1926-
Cahn, Sammy, performer.
Coleman, Cy, performer.
Fain, Sammy, 1902-1989, performer.
Green, Johnny, 1908-1989, performer.
Hamlisch, Marvin, performer.
Lane, Burton, 1912-1997, performer.
Leiber, Jerry, performer.
Stoller, Mike, performer.
Strouse, Charles, performer.
Mancini, Henry, performer.
Chryst, Gary, dancer.
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- dancer.
Burge, Gregg, dancer.
Frohlich, Jean Pierre, dancer.
Roy, Melinda, dancer.
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group) Performer
Ashford & Simpson (Musical group) Performer
Oak Ridge Boys. Performer
United States Marine Band. Performer
Maryland Public Television.
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Exxon Corporation. Donor
Added Title
ASCAP celebration of American music at Wolf Trap
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Research Call Number
*LDV 1739
*LVU 362
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