Arthur Bell interviews Charlotte Curtis
NamesBell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Donor)Curtis, Charlotte, 1928-1987 (Interviewee)Carlos, Wendy (Interviewee)Javits, Marion (Interviewee)Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Interviewer)
Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1980 (Questionable)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LDC 52809Shelf locator: *LTC 4514
TopicsParnis, MollieCurtis, Charlotte, 1928-1987Carlos, WendyWomen journalists -- United StatesWomen composers -- United StatesJournalists -- United StatesElectronic musicComposers -- United StatesTranssexuals -- United StatesSex change
NotesBiographical/historical: Interview by Arthur Bell, most probably conducted for his popular column "Bell tells" in the Village Voice.Content: Title supplied by cataloger from information on original cassette.Venue: Recorded [1980?] [New York, N.Y.]Additional physical form: Service compact discs (2 audio discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original, available in *LDC 52809.Acquisition: Gift; Bell Estate; 1990 NN-RHA.Content: Forms part of Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews, 1970-1980, *L (Special) 90-32.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio cassette (approximately 87 min.) : analog, stereo
DescriptionCD 1, tracks 1-5. Phone calls from unidentified persons that were recorded on Arthur Bell's answering machine. CD 1, track 6. Excerpt from the interview with Charlotte Curtis, a journalist, columnist and editor at the New York Times. She talks about Mollie Parnis, the fashion designer. CD 1, and CD 2, tracks 1-3, 5-10. American composer and electronic musician Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos; November 14, 1939) discusses her life and career as a composer, and shares her experience writing music for various film productions such as the "A clockwork orange" (1971) and "The shining" (1980), produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. She talks about her long-term collaboration with another performing artist Rachel Elkind. She also recounts the details of her transsexual process, her reassignment surgery (May 1972), after surgery hormonal treatments and sexual life. CD 2, track 4. Brief phone conversation with unidentified woman, probably [Marion Javits].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19992271Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f4723ae0-8a97-0131-140f-58d385a7bbd0
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