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Edinburgh Festival Special : on Meridian reports (Radio program), BBC Radio,

Title
Edinburgh Festival Special : on Meridian reports (Radio program), BBC Radio, 1994-08-27 / produced by Sara Beck and Kate Howells; hosted by Simon Fanshawe.
Publication
August 27, 1994.
Electronic Resource
Streaming audio available at NYPL Research Libraries only.

Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Description
1 streaming audio file (29 minutes) : digital, stereo
Uniform Title
Meridian reports (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Radio news programs.
Note
  • Contains a radio report on the Edinburgh Festival for Meridian reports (Radio program) broadcast on BBC Radio; correlating to the premiere of Merce Cunningham's Touchbase by the Rambert Dance Company.
  • Title, date and location provided by cataloger based on typed note on original container and audition.
  • Typed note on original container: "Meridian Reports - 94R50M133 ; TX: 27/08/94 630, 1130, 2030 GMT ; Presenter: Simon Fanshawe ; Producer: Sara Beck / Kate Howells ; RPA: Fiona Anderson ; COPYRIGHT - BBC World Service ; Edinburgh Festival Special".
  • Sound quality is good.
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 1451
Title
Edinburgh Festival Special : on Meridian reports (Radio program), BBC Radio, 1994-08-27 / produced by Sara Beck and Kate Howells; hosted by Simon Fanshawe.
Publisher
August 27, 1994.
Playing Time
002837
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Event
Recorded at the Edinburgh International Festival in, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1994 August [?].
Summary
Begins abruptly; host Simon Fanshawe introduces the program, recorded from the Edinburgh Festival; Fanshawe introduces the segment on Mark Morris Dance Group and the performance of Allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato (1988); Mark Morris comments on his Allegro; Jann Perry, dance critic for the Observer, comments on Allegro; Fanshawe introduces the segment on the Richard Demarco European Art Foundation's exhibit for the festival, "Bridging the gaps"; Richard Demarco describes Mustafa Skopljak's sculpture installation; Demarco speaks about how political conflicts and wars, (especially the Serbian and Bosnian conflict), impact the Festival participants, as well as how art is used to counter the conflicts; Derek Malcolm, film critic for the Guardian, comments on how the Festival gives exposure to young filmmakers; Malcolm tells an anecdote about initial reactions beween the directors from Sarajevo, Bosnia, and those from Serbia, showing films in the Festival; Malcolm speaks about feature films in the Festival from Australia: the Adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert, and Muriel's wedding; Fanshawe speaks with Albanian musicians playing at the Festival's Cafe Graffiti, [Adi Mumayasi?] and [Vladimir?], about modern and traditional music in Albania; Patrick Mason comments on his direction of J.M. Synge's The well of the saints, being performed at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin; Joe [Joseph] Farrell, critic, comments on this production of The well of the saints; Baz Luhrmann comments on the setting for his Australia Opera Company production of Benjamin Britten's Midsummer night's dream; Mary Miller, music editor of the Scotsman, comments on the setting for Midsummer night's dream.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audio cassette (29 minutes) : analog) in *LTC-A 1451.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Local Note
Transferred from original analog cassette by George Blood Audio on March 26, 2015.
Source
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Connect to:
Added Author
Beck, Sara, radio producer.
Demarco, Richard, commentator.
Fanshawe, Simon, host.
Farrell, Joseph, commentator.
Howells, Kate, radio producer.
Luhrmann, Baz, commentator.
Malcolm, Derek Michael, 1932- commentator.
Mason, Patrick, 1951- commentator.
Miller, Mary (music critic), commentator.
Morris, Mark, 1956- commentator.
Perry, Jann, commentator.
BBC Radio, broadcaster.
Edinburgh International Festival, host institution.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Added Title
Meridian reports (Radio program)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Research Call Number
*LTC-A 1451
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