- Additional Authors
- Found In
- Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
- 2 streaming audio files (64 minutes total) : digital, stereo
- Uniform Title
- Prairie home companion (Radio program)
- Alternative Title
- Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
- Magazine format radio programs.
- Radio interviews.
- Title provided by cataloger based on audition and handwritten notes on original cassette.
- Handwritten notes on original cassette, Side A: "PHC [Prairie Home Companion]". Side B: "All things considered: 15 March 1983 ; Continuation of Marianne Preger Interview 27 March 1983".
- Sound quality is good.
- Part 1 of David Vaughan's Interview with Marianne Preger[-Simon] can be accessed through the staff classmark *LTC-A 1468, and by streaming audio at: http://link.nyp.org/ .
- Donor's inventory number: C372.
- Access (note)
- Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
- Source (note)
- Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation,
- Linking Entry (note)
- Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
- Call Number
- *LTC-A 1195
Prairie home companion (Radio program) episode, : and, All things considered (Radio program) episode, and, Interview with Marianne Preger, continuation, 1983-03-15/27.
March 15, 1983.
March 27, 1983.
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- Type of Content
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Prairie home companion recorded in live performance at the [Fitzgerald] Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, [probably 1983?].
All things considered broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York, New York, 1983 March 15.
Interview with Marianne Preger recorded in an unidentified location, likely, New York, New York, 1983 March 27.
Streaming file 1, Side a: Begins abruptly, episode of Prairie home companion from an unidentified date.
Streaming file 2, Side b: Begins abruptly, clip from an episode of All things considered on March 15, 1983, 0:00-6:21; unidentified host [Brooke Gladstone?] introduces the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and its 30th anniversary season; Deborah Jowitt speaks about Merce Cunningham's choreography, dancers, and movement characteristics; clip of John Cage and Merce Cunningham speaking about the independence of music and dance in their collaboration; Jowitt speaks about Cunningham's use of dance on camera in live performance; Jowitt speaks about the audience experience of Cunningham's performances; begins abruptly ca. 6:22, Marianne Preger[-Simon] continues to speak with David Vaughan on March 27, 1983 about Cunningham's use of music including the times when John Cage would join rehearsals; briefly, her admiration of David Tudor as a piano accompanist; Vaughan asks about the music for Dime a dance (1953) and they discuss the relationship of music and dance in Cunningham's early works; more about the movements in Dime a dance; Preger[-Simon] tells an anecdote about her entrance and role in Dime a dance; Preger[-Simon] comments on the similarities of the early Cunningham dances to his "current" works, including the vocabularies; they continue to compare Cunningham's early works and movements to the current day Company and choreography; Preger[-Simon] comments on the shift that occurred when Cunningham removed himself from performing in his own work; Cunningham as a performer, ends abruptly; ca. 15:37, continuation of a Prairie home companion episode, ends abruptly.
- Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
- Original Version
Archival original: (1 audio cassette (64 minutes) : analog) in *LTC-A 1195.
- Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
- Local Note
Transferred from original analog cassette by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; two preservation files were created based on cassette sides: C372a, and, C372b.
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
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- Added Author
Jowitt, Deborah, commentator.
Keillor, Garrison, host.
Preger-Simon, Marianne, 1929- interviewee.
Vaughan, David, 1924- interviewer.
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.), broadcaster.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
- Added Title
Prairie home companion (Radio program)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
- Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
- Research Call Number