|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|BC2589||Nicolas Slonimsky at 76 / interviewed by Robert Commanday and Charles Amirkhanian.||
Conductor and musicologist discusses the work of Igor Stravinsky and Charles Ives. Includes...
|KPFA, 27 Aug. 1973.|
|BC2464||Conlon Nancarrow : studies for player piano / introduced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Performance and discussion of Nancarrow's compositions for the player piano.,
Study no. 21, canon X -- Study no. 37 -- Study no. 29 -- Study nos. 31, 32 and 34 -- Study no....
|BC2463||The 1/4 tone piano / Ivan Wyschnegradsky ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Avant garde composer discusses his music and creation of the 1/4 tone piano. Includes performace...,
Deux integrations, op. 49 for two pianos in 1/4 tones -- Etude sur les mouvements rotatoires, op...
|BC2460||Mysteries of the archive / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Performance of three avant garde music pieces by Italian composers.,
Dark rapture crawl / Bruno Maderna -- Scat rag / Luciano Berio -- Rhumba-ramble / Luciano Berio...
|BC2452||David Johnson : his American compositions / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Performances of several Johnson avant garde compositions.
|BC2450||A Visit with Louis Andriessen / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Controversial avant garde Dutch composer discusses the political and musical nature of his...
|KPFA, Jan. 1974.|
|BC2449||Peter Michael Hamel / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.||
German composer discusses his avant garde music, and how it is a departure from traditional...
|BC2446||Sound poetry of Ake Hodell / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Swedish poet discusses his work. Includes the reading of two of his experimental poems.,
Mr. Smith in Rhodesia -- U.S.S. Pacific Ocean.
|KPFA, Apr. 1972.|
|BC1528||Nicolas Slonimsky lecture-concert at Mills College / introduced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Musicologist and composer discusses musical developments since 1900.
|KPFA, 15 Mar. 1973.|
|BC1413||Universal life / Kirby Hinsley ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian, Michelle Pritchard and Fran Watkins.||
Discussion of Hinsley's Universal Life Church and his controversial philosophy.
|KPFA, 21 June 1973.|
|BC1354||Watergate : a political burlesque / by Ernst Bacon and John Edmunds ; produced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Performance of a political satire about the cover-up of the Watergate affair.
|KPFA, 2 Nov. 1972.|
|BC1235||A Tribute to Leo Ornstein / produced by Charles Amirkanian.||
Documentary on the composer and pianist active in the early 20th century, including an interview...
|KPFA, 11 Dec. 1972.|
|BC0753||Toy music / Neil Murphy ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Composer discusses and demonstrates his use of electronic sounds for musical compositions.,
Mr. Brader's waveform -- Toy music -- untitled.
|KPFA, 6 Mar. 1972.|
|BC0699||Antheil's magic lacunae : ballet mechanique / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Music from three player piano rolls of Ballet Mechanique composed by George Antheil.
|KPFA, 14 Nov. 1971.|
|BC0584||Brain/baby : thecombined poetries of Anne Waldman and Michael Brownstein.||
Charles Amirkhanian and Gerard Van der Leun read poetry ; Waldman and Brownstein read selections...
|KPFA, 16 Nov. 1971.|
|BC0438||Nicolas Slonimsky eats dinner / interviewed by Charles and Carol Amirkhanian and Mrs. George Antheil.||
The composer, conductor, and musicologist discusses his views of music.
|KPFK, 28 Dec. 1970.|
|BC0412||MOCA/FM : a discussion with Paul Cotton / interviewed by Tom Marioni and Charles Amirkhanian.||
Conceptual artist Cotton discusses his controversial exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of...
|KPFA, 5 Aug. 1971.|
|BC0232||Carl Rakoski reads his Americana poems / introduced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Poet reads works from his publications including Amulet and Ere- Voice.
|KPFA, 10 July 1971.|
|BB4150||Infinity row / Per Norgaard ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Danish composer discusses his work; includes a performance of his Infinity Row works.,
pt.1. Discussion -- pt.2. Inscape string quartet -- pt.3. The Enchanted forest -- pt.4. The...
|KPFA, 20 Nov. 1970.|
|BB4149||Boiling water / produced by Philip Corner.||
Experimental radio program featuring Charles and Carol Amirkhanian.
|KPFA, 2 Apr. 1970.|
|BB2955||George Oppen / interviewed by David Gitin and Charles Amirkhanian.||
Pulitzer Prize winning poet reads and discusses his work.
|KPFA, 19 Apr. 1971.|
|BB2953||Dancer's Workshop interview / Clint Shelby ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Dance instructor discusses the workshop's activities.
|KPFA, 8 Apr. 1971.|
|BB2904||Word art / Clark Coolidge ; interviewed by Eleanor Sully and Charles Amirkhanian.||
Coolidge discusses his writing and experimentation with tape poetry.
|KPFA, 6 Sept. 1969.|
|AZ1148||Night of the Virgin Shark: Didi Favreau / produced by Charles Amirkhanian||
Charles Amirkhanian plays experimental works by members of his class at U.C. Extension, San...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFA, November 4, 1971|
|AZ1064||Ode To Gravity| The Music Of Germaine Tailleferre||
Ode To Gravity| The Music Of Germaine Tailleferre| Produced by KPFK and Amirkhanian| Recorded on...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFA, March 19, 1975|
|AZ1008||Laurie Anderson on her music / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian||
Noted experimental musician Laurie Anderson discusses her music, the development of ideas, and...
|American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Poetry||KPFA, 11 Mar. 1979. Probably first broadcast April 7 or 8, 1979.|
|AZ0995.02||My eclectic career / Frank Zappa ; interviewed by Charles Amerkhanian.||
Noted experimental composer and musician, Frank Zappa, speaks about his life as a musician,...
|AZ0995.01||Zappa for President / Frank Zappa ; interviewed by Charles Amerkhanian.||
Noted experimental composer and musician, Frank Zappa, speaks about his political philosophy and...
|AZ0030||A Visit with Jean Hovhaness Nandi / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Harpsichordist Nandi talks about her father, composer Alan Hovhaness. Includes his piano and...
|KPFA, Sept. 12, 1970.|
|AZ0024||Inside the Musical Heritage Society / producer James Rich ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian and Fred Shadduck.||
Rich discusses classical record production and talks about Dr. Michael Naida, founder of the...
|KPFA, July 1, 1975.|
|AZ0021||The World of Alan Hovhaness / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Hovhaness discusses his career: the influences of Armenian and Oriental music; Jean Sibelius and...
|AZ0020||Quarter-tone piano : Ivan Wyschnegradsky / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Interview with pioneer composer in the micro-tone field who invented the quarter-tone piano....
|KPFA, Nov. 15, 1972.|
|AZ0018||Rubber stamp art / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Rubber stamps are discussed by Walter Ellis, proprietor of H. R. Ellis Rubber Stamps in Berkeley...
|KPFA, Aug. 15, 1973.|
|AZ0016||Australian composer Barry Conyngham / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Discussion and works by the Australian composer. Includes "Water...Footsteps...Time" (...
|KPFA, Jan. 10, 1973.|
|AZ0015||Sound poetry of Ake Hodell / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.||
Discussion and performance of text-sound compositions by the Swedish poet. Contains "Mr....
|KPFA, Jan. 1, 1973.|
|AZ0014||A Visit with Annea Lockwood / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.||
One of the most remarkable avant-garde composers in the world is Annea Lockwood, who was born in...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFA, Sept. 6, 1972.|