Program devoted to the music of American Jewish composer Miriam Gideon (1906 - 1996) in honor of Rosh Hashanah. Gideon was Professor of Music at the Jewish Theological Seminary and at City College, both in New York City. Presented by Virginia Kosanovic and Fleur Helsingor. Self-contained. Contents (all pieces by Miriam Gideon): 1. continuity; 2. Rhymes from the Hill; 3. continuity; 4. The Condemned Playground; 5. continuity; 6. Lyric Piece for String Orchestra; 7. continuity; 8. Questions on Nature; 9. continuity; 10. Piano Suite No. 3.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.