Great performances,1998-09-30, Carnegie Hall opening night, 1998 Additional title: Carnegie Hall opening night, 1998Additional title: Star-spangled banner (Song); arrAdditional title: Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
NamesThomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Commentator)Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Conductor)Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Performer)Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001 (Host)McDonald, Audra (Performer)Mitchell, Brian Stokes (Performer)Von Stade, Frederica (Performer)Smith, John Stafford, 1750-1836 (Composer)Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Honoree)San Francisco Symphony Orchestra (Performer)Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Broadcaster)WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Margaret Carson audio-visual materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1998-09-28Date Created: 1998-09-30
Table of ContentsIntroduction / Stern -- Star-spangled banner -- Of thee I sing (overture) -- Second rhapsody / SFS, Thomas, piano -- Catfish row: Suite with scenes from Porgy and Bess: Summertime; Bess, you is my woman; My man's gone now; There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York; Good morning, sistuh, Oh Lawd, I'm on my way; It ain't necessarily so -- Lady, be good: Fascinating rhythm -- How long has this been going on? -- Girl crazy: I got rhythm -- Lady, be good: Man I love -- An American in Paris (Symphonic poem) (incomplete).
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LVH 2707
TopicsGershwin, George, 1898-1937 -- Anniversaries, etcGershwin, George, 1898-1937 -- AppreciationComposers -- Anniversaries, etcNational songs -- United StatesOverturesRhapsodies (Music)OperasMusicalsSongs (Medium voice) with orchestraSymphonic poems -- ExcerptsInstrumental settingsDocumentary television programs
NotesStatement of responsibility: WNET.Content: Title from the opening sceen; dates from WWW sites.Performers: Isaac Stern, host ; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, pianist, and commentator ; Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Frederica von Stade, singers ; San Francisco Symphony.Venue: Filmed live at Carnegie Hall in New York 1998 September 28; Broadcast on WNET TV in New York 1998 September 30.Acquisition: Gift; Margaret Carson, 1992.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (93 min.) :sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionA celebration of the opening of the season at Carnegie Hall with a centennial salute to composer George Gershwin. The broadcast hosted by the famous violinist Isaac Stern includes Michael Tilson Thomas's studio narrations and commentaries profiling and honoring George Gershwin and exploring his musical works.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 907296381NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20599791Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 334742d0-58bc-0137-8d0f-43e02f5f1995
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