Contents: 1. Kate Millett reads from a new book (to be published in about a year) entitled The Basement: Meditations on a Case of Human Sacrifice, at the San Francisco International Poetry Festival, about a young woman tortured and killed for sex (November 5, 1978). 2.
Poetry from Violence (edited version), a poetry reading in conjunction with the San Francisco Conference on Violence Against Women (to be held December 4 & 5, 1976). This reading was held at Glide Memorial Church, San Francisco, November 19, 1976.
Tillie Olsen was born in 1913 into a working class family and saw much suffering in her early years. Olsen reads from her book, "I Stood There Ironing," her first person narrative of a working woman explaining to a visiting social worker what went wrong with her talented but emotionally restricted daughter.
Nancy Stockwell (1940 - 1999), Bay Area lesbian-feminist author, reads from her semi-autobiographical work How Virginia Bought It in California (unpublished). Contains sensitive language.
The last in a series of four programs surveying compositions by women from the Renaissance to the present day, covering music composed by women since 1950. Produced and presented by Fleur Helsingor. Self-contained. Contents: 1. Homunculus c.f. for ten percussionists, Julia Perry; 2. intro/continuity; 3. Stray Birds, Ursula Mamlok; 4. continuity; 5. Horn Concerto, Thea Musgrave; 6.
A program focusing on contemporary collage works by women composers. Produced and master by April McMahon. Self-contained. Contents: 1. intro; 2. Trio Sonata no. 4, "Sheep", Carolyn Hawley; 3. continuity; 4. Torero, Beth Anderson; 5. continuity; 6. Quia Amore Langueo, Ophelia, Janet Danielson; 7. continuity; 8. Eye, Suzanne Ciani; 9. continuity; 10.
A program featuring Bay Area-based composer and pianist Michele Rosewoman. Produced and engineered by Joan Medlin. Self-contained. Contents: Interview with Michele Rosewoman intercut with her pieces in the following order: 1. Crazy Weaving Thing; 2. Prepared Piano; 3. Whistles/voices; 4. Echoes; 5. Seattle Improv.; 6. Full Moon Improv.; 7. Sound Song (only 40 second portion).
A program highlighting the work of composer Martha Dee, featuring recordings from a live concert of her music and choreography that took place on February 18, 1977 at Chico State College. Produced and presented by Fleur Helsingor. Self-contained. Contents: 1. intro; 2. Pulses; 3. continuity; 4. Women Suite; 5. continuity; 6. Trombone Lullaby; 7. continuity; 8. Of Sadness (three movements); 9.
A program featuring tapes of women composers recently collected by Susan Sailow. Produced and presented by Susan Sailow. Self-contained. Contents: 1. Crystal Dancer, Janet Cuniberti; 2. continuity; 3. String Quartet, Ruth Schonthal-Seckel; 4. continuity; 5. Electronic Music for Belly Dancers, Linda Silbert; 6. continuity; 7. Mr. Brown's Wife, Lucy Garber; 8.
A program focusing on the work of Polish-born contemporary composer and percussionist Marta Ptaszyńska, who teaches musical composition at UC Berkeley. Produced and presented by Virginia Kosanovic. Self-contained. [This reel is an aircheck that lacks the outro].
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