A tribute to Alec Wilder, 1907-1980
NamesWXXI (Television station : Rochester, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)McPartland, Marian (Host)Wright, Rayburn (Arranger)Albam, Manny (Arranger)McCorkle, Susannah (Commentator)Landesman, Fran (Lyricist)Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 (Lyricist)Engvick, William (Lyricist)Wilder, Alec (Lyricist)McCorkle, Susannah (Performer)McPartland, Marian (Performer)Wright, Rayburn (Conductor)Albam, Manny (Conductor)Arranger's Holiday Orchestra (Performer)PBS Distribution (Firm) (Broadcaster)
Mitch Miller collection of audio and moving image
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981-07-31
Table of ContentsYou're free (Fran Landesman, lyrics) -- If someday comes ever again (Johnny Mercer, lyrics) -- I like it here [William Engvick, lyrics] -- I'll be around (arranged for piano and orchestra by Rayburn Wright) -- Jazz waltz for a friend -- Where are the good companions -- Alec, we love you medley (arranged by Manny Albam): Moon and sand ; The lady sings the blues ; That's my girl ; While we're young ; Trouble is a man [Alec Wilder, lyrics] ; It's so peaceful in the country [Alec Wilder, lyrics] ; I'll be around (Finale)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LVH 2777
TopicsMiller, MitchWilder, AlecJazzPiano with orchestra, ArrangedSongs (Medium voice) with orchestra
NotesContent: "'A tribute to Alec Wilder'; 58 min.; 'off-the-air' recording of a 31 July 81 feature of PBS station WXXI, Rochester, New York (716-454-6300); featuring Marion McPartland and Suzannah McCorkle, the Eastman Student Orch."--From original videotape label (top)Content: "'A tribute to Alec Wilder' (16 Feb 08-24 Dec 80); PBS WXXI Rochester, NY; 31 July 81; 58 min.; 0-2080@LP speed; please return to Frances Miller, 146 CentPkW, NYC 10023"--From original videotape label (side)Performers: Marian McPartland, host and jazz piano (4th-7th, 10th, 12th-13th works) ; Susannah McCorkle, vocals (1st-3rd, 11th-12th works) and additional commentary ; Arranger's Holiday Orchestra ; Rayburn Wright, conductor and arranger ; Manny Albam, guest conductor and arranger.Venue: Videotaped Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 1981 July 31.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min., 23 sec.) : sound, color with black and white sequences, NTSC ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionThis program features the music of Rochester-native composer Alec Wilder at the Eastman School of Music. Besides the sparkling commentary by host Marian McPartland and jazz singer Susannah McCorkle, the video also features candid black & white photos of Alec Wilder, the musicians that he worked with, and Marian McPartland. This is a tribute for Mr. Wilder, who died on Christmas Eve, 1980. The program is part of the PBS WXXI fund drive.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 892517665NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20309700Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a863240-66a6-0132-3463-3c075448cc4b
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