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Walking tune : a "room music" for Percy Grainger / written and performed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Program Title:
Walking tune : a "room music" for Percy Grainger / written and performed by Charles Amirkhanian.
PRA Archive #: 
SZ0408.03
Description: 

Australian-American composer Percy Grainger (1882-1961) worshipped the outdoors. His "Walking Tune" for solo piano was conceived in 1900 during a tramp through the Scottish Highlands. Composer-producer Amirkhanian uses the synthesizer to combine sounds recorded out-of-doors with prerecorded sounds from a variety of sources to produce a homage to the prominent 20th century composer.|WALKING TUNE: A "ROOM MUSIC" FOR PERCY GRAINGER SERIES: New American Raido| no 3 Australian-American composer Percy Grainger (1882-1961) worshipped the outdoors. His "Walking Tune" for solo piano was conceived in 1900 during a tramp through the Scottish Highlands. Composer-producer Amirkhanian uses the synthesizer to combine sounds recorded out-of-doors with prerecorded sounds from a variety of sources to produce a homage to this prominent 20th century composer. Written and performed by Charles Amirkhanian. BROADCAST: 1987.

Date Recorded on: 
Date Broadcast on: 
1987.
Item duration: 
1 reel (29 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., stereo.|29:00
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Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1987.
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