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Title
Listening room program on WQXR radio, 1984-01-24
Additional title: Listening room (Radio program)
Names
Sherman, Robert, 1932- (Host)
Battle, Kathleen (Performer)
Holliger, Heinz (Performer)
Gielen, Michael, 1927- (Interviewee)
Gielen, Michael, 1927- (Conductor)
Ramey, Samuel (Performer)
Ramey, Samuel (Interviewee)
Palacio, Ernesto, 1946- (Interviewee)
WQXR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Distributor)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (Performer)
Collection

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984-08-24
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1533
Topics
Gielen, Michael, 1927- -- Interviews
Conductors (Music) -- Austria
Basses (Singers)
Operas -- Excerpts
Genres
Radio interviews
Interviews
Music
Notes
Source note: Title created by cataloger from audition; date from the label on the original cassete; credits from audition.
Content: Name Anne Pelech written on the label is not referred to in the recording.
Performers: Robert Sherman, host and interviwer ; Michael Gielen, conductor and interviewee ; Heinz Holliger, oboist ; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Samuel Ramey, singer and inteviewee ; Kathleen Battle, Ernesto Palacio, singers.
Venue: Broadcast on WQXR radio program Listening room in New York 1984 August 24.
Acquisition: Gift; Margaret Carson, 1992.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 56 min.) : analog, stereo
Description
The nationally-broadcast program "The Listening Room", hosted by Robert Sherman, a radio broadcaster, author, and music critic, presents 2 guests and includes music performed by them as well as advertising of upcoming cultural events and commercials. The 1st part of the program features Austrian conductor Michael Gielen in his 4th year of leading the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra which he brought to New York for performances at Carnegie Hall. Gielen examines the Viennese School, composers Berg, Beethoven, Mahler, Schubert, modern American composer Jonathan Kramer, and justifies his choice of including contemporary composers in concert programs, a practice begun by Pierre Boulez whose repertoire contained ultra-modern works, not always favorably met by the public. Music performed by the Cincinnati Orchestra conducted by Gielen consists of selections from Lyric suite by Berg and Lulu Suite sung by Kathleen Battle from Berg's opera Lulu, and finale from Oboe concerto by Richard Strauss with Heinz Holliger as a soloist. The 2nd part of the program profiles Samuel Ramey, a rising bass who just recently debuted at the Metropolitan Opera in the opera Rinaldo. Ramey speaks about his roles and parts, colleagues, future and current projects, singing at the Met, and compares concert and stage performances. The recording of Ramey's aria of Figaro from the Marriage of Figaro by Mozart and a duet (Ramey with tenor Ernesto Palacio) from The Italian Girl in Algiers by Rossini is also broadcast.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 912561190
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20650692
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9ec04d00-b8c8-0133-d9c3-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Listening room program on WQXR radio, 1984-01-24" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a24a76b0-b8c8-0133-d2ee-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Listening room program on WQXR radio, 1984-01-24" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a24a76b0-b8c8-0133-d2ee-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1984). Listening room program on WQXR radio, 1984-01-24 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a24a76b0-b8c8-0133-d2ee-60f81dd2b63c

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Listening room program on WQXR radio, 1984-01-24