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The bourgeois hero a conversation piece in 2 acts about the music and life of Richard Strauss

Title
The bourgeois hero [sound recording] : a conversation piece in 2 acts about the music and life of Richard Strauss / CBC ; conceived and produced by Glenn Gould.
Author
Gould, Glenn.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 47106Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
2 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Mostly music (Radio programm)
Alternative Title
  • Conversation piece in 2 acts about the music and life of Richard Strauss
  • American Music Center Recordings.
Subjects
Note
  • Compact discs.
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted.
Event (note)
  • Recorded March 24, 1979.
Source (note)
  • American Music Center (New York, N.Y.)
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: American Music Center Recordings.
Call Number
*LDC 47106
OCLC
775348423
Author
Gould, Glenn. Conceptor. Producer
Title
The bourgeois hero [sound recording] : a conversation piece in 2 acts about the music and life of Richard Strauss / CBC ; conceived and produced by Glenn Gould.
Playing Time
004741 005124
Performer
Jonathan Cott, Henry Levinger, Wolfgang Fortner, Wolfgang Sawallisch, John Culshaw, Norman Del Mar, Stanley Silverman, Geoffrey Payzant, participants.
Event
Recorded March 24, 1979.
Summary
Gould produced a contrapuntal radio documentary based on Capriccio, called The Bourgeois Hero. It was broadcast on CBC radio program Mostly music on April 2 and 9, 1979. Eight voices comment on and reminisce about the composer Richard Strauss and analyze his music, which is heard throughout. The voices of participants are those of German conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch, German/American critic Henry Levinger, British conductor Norman Del Mar, American author Jonathon Cott, Canadian philosopher Geoffrey Payzant, British author and record producer John Culshaw, German composer Wolfgang Fortner and American composer Stanley Silverman.
Access
Access to original item restricted.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: American Music Center Recordings.
Local Note
Archive originals: (2 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips., stereo. ; 7 in.) in *LT-7-A 3318.
Preservation master files (2 sound files): phlt7a3318, phlt7a3318v2.
Service CD (2 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archive originals, April 20, 2009.
Source
Gift; American Music Center (New York, N.Y.)
Added Author
Cott, Jonathan. Performer
Levinger, Henry. Performer
Fortner, Wolfgang, 1907-1987. Commentator
Sawallisch, Wolfgang, 1923-2013. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Del Mar, Norman, 1919-1994. Commentator
Silverman, Stanley. Commentator
Payzant, Geoffrey, 1926-2004. Commentator
American Music Center.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
American Music Center. Donor
Added Title
Conversation piece in 2 acts about the music and life of Richard Strauss
Mostly music (Radio programm)
American Music Center Recordings.
Research Call Number
*LDC 47106
*LT-7-A 3318
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