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Composers.

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PRA Archive #sort descending Title Description Genre Broadcast Date
AZ0340 The Life and times of Paul Bowles: an American in Tangier / produced by Susan Ohori.

Tracing the life, times, and music of composer Bowles; readings from his autobiography Without...

KPFA, Mar. 15, 1977.
BB0615 Meet the composer / Dr. Deszo Delmar ; interviewed by Will Ogdon.

Discussion of his music.

KPFA, Dec. 1962.
BB3694 An Interview with Gordon Mumma / interviewed by Martin Last.

Composer discusses his life and work.|AN INTERVIEW WITH GORDON MUMMA / interviewed by Martin...

WBAI, 12 June 1967.
BB5270 An Evening with Earl Robinson / interviewed by Mary Bess and David Cloud.

Composer demonstrates and discusses his music.

KPFA, 18 June 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.
BC0621 Terry Riley at KPFA / interviewed by Jordan Stenberg.

Music student discusses and demonstrates his compositions. Includes music he produced in...

KPFA, 22 Oct. 1971.
BC0624 Lou Harrison panel discussion / moderated by Virgil Thomson.

Lou Harrison, Earle Brown, Robert Starer, and Priaul Rainier discuss Harrison's musical...

KPFA, 19 Mar. 1971.
BC0786 Concerto for bass tuning fork and mallet / Jack Hawley ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Experimental composer and performer discusses and demonstrates his music for a 23 inch long...

KPFA, 1972.
BC0801.01-.03 Stravinsky / produced by William Malloch.

Actuality of Stravinsky in rehearsal, and a discussion of his music such as Firebird, Petrouchka...

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r.1. Igor Stravinsky in rehearsal : part 1 (60 min.) -- r.2. Igor Stravinsky in rehearsal : part...

KPFA, 1972.
BC0904 Concerto for bass tuningfork and mallet / Jack Hawley ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Avant garde music composer discusses his music, a concert in Berkeley, and his election campaign...

KPFA, 21 Jan. 1972.
BC1166 George Antheil : ballet mechanique (1924).

Recording of three player piano rolls of Ballet Mechanique by George Antheil, and discussion of...

KPFA, 14 Nov. 1972.
BC1232 Varese's Ionization / Nicolas Slominsky ; interviewed by David Cloud.

Slonimsky discusses the world premiere of Varese's Ionization 40 years ago which he...

KPFK, 197-.
BC1238 Tennis court details / Albert Gunthner.

Gunthner performs his work live with the Ivory Toothpicks. Performed with his latest invention,...

KPFT, 197-.
BC1788 Stockhausen / interviewed by Jonathan Cott and S. Rathe.

Composer discusses his views about music. Includes live performances of his work.

WBAI, 6 May 1974.
BC1819 Nicolas Slonimsky himself.

Musicologist, composer and conductor discusses humor in music.

KPFK, 16 Apr. 1974.
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...

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Deux integrations, op. 49 for two pianos in 1/4 tones -- Etude sur les mouvements rotatoires, op...

KPFA, 197-.
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.
IZ0059 Einstein on the beach / by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson ; interview by Charles Ruas.

Excerpts from the opera performed by composer Philip Glass.

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r.1. Interview. -- r.2. Excerpts from Einstein on the Beach "Ensemble Train" and...

WBAI, 12 Nov. 1976.
IZ1370 Music of Eliane Radigue

This program was originally "Music of Eliane Radigue and Philip Glass," however the...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, April 16, 1972
KZ0848 What would we do without you? : the musical theatre of Stephen Sondheim / written and produced by Bill Hunt.

Musical tribute to the composer-lyricist.

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r.1. West side story, Gypsy, A Funny thing happened on the way to the forum (56 min.). -- r.2....

KPFK, Nov. 19-28, 1979.
SZ0050 Voices in the wind / produced by Robert Malesky.

Oscar Brand interviews animator Ralph Bakshi, cartoonist Gahan Wilson, condutor Karel Aerts,...

via NPR.
TZ0010 Music for 18 musicians / composed by Steve Reich ; interview by Scott Sommers and George Cesneroes.

Avant-garde composer discusses his music and compositional theories, particularly regarding this...

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r.l. Interview (60 min.). -- r.2. Performance of Music for 18 Musicians (58 min.).

KPFT, 1970.
WZ0209 An American political song writer / Earl Robinson ; interviewed by Lorne Cress-Love.

On Paul Robeson, his music, Joe Hill, and the McCarthy era.

WPFW, 1980.
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