Edinburgh Festival Special: on Meridian reports (Radio program), BBC Radio, 1994-08-27Additional title: Meridian reports (Radio program)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Beck, Sara (Radio producer)Demarco, Richard (Commentator)Fanshawe, Simon (Host)Farrell, Joseph (Commentator)Howells, Kate (Radio producer)Luhrmann, Baz (Commentator)Malcolm, Derek Michael, 1932- (Commentator)Mason, Patrick, 1951- (Commentator)Miller, Mary (music critic) (Commentator)Morris, Mark, 1956- (Commentator)Perry, Jann (Commentator)BBC Radio (Broadcaster)Edinburgh International Festival (Host)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1994-08-27
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1451
TopicsBritten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 -- Midsummer night's dreamSkopljak, Mustafa, 1947-Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909 -- The well of the saintsMark Morris Dance GroupEdinburgh International FestivalAllegro, il penseroso ed il moderato (Choreographic work : Morris)Adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert (Motion picture)Muriel's wedding (Motion picture)
NotesContent: Contains a radio report on the Edinburgh Festival for Meridian reports (Radio program) broadcast on BBC Radio; correlating to the premiere of Merce Cunningham's Touchbase by the Rambert Dance Company.Content: Title, date and location provided by cataloger based on typed note on original container and audition.Content: Typed note on original container: "Meridian Reports - 94R50M133 ; TX: 27/08/94 630, 1130, 2030 GMT ; Presenter: Simon Fanshawe ; Producer: Sara Beck / Kate Howells ; RPA: Fiona Anderson ; COPYRIGHT - BBC World Service ; Edinburgh Festival Special".Venue: Recorded at the Edinburgh International Festival in, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1994 August [?].Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (29 minutes) : analogSound quality is good.
DescriptionBegins abruptly; host Simon Fanshawe introduces the program, recorded from the Edinburgh Festival; Fanshawe introduces the segment on Mark Morris Dance Group and the performance of Allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato (1988); Mark Morris comments on his Allegro; Jann Perry, dance critic for the Observer, comments on Allegro; Fanshawe introduces the segment on the Richard Demarco European Art Foundation's exhibit for the festival, "Bridging the gaps"; Richard Demarco describes Mustafa Skopljak's sculpture installation; Demarco speaks about how political conflicts and wars, (especially the Serbian and Bosnian conflict), impact the Festival participants, as well as how art is used to counter the conflicts; Derek Malcolm, film critic for the Guardian, comments on how the Festival gives exposure to young filmmakers; Malcolm tells an anecdote about initial reactions beween the directors from Sarajevo, Bosnia, and those from Serbia, showing films in the Festival; Malcolm speaks about feature films in the Festival from Australia: the Adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert, and Muriel's wedding; Fanshawe speaks with Albanian musicians playing at the Festival's Cafe Graffiti, [Adi Mumayasi?] and [Vladimir?], about modern and traditional music in Albania; Patrick Mason comments on his direction of J.M. Synge's The well of the saints, being performed at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin; Joe [Joseph] Farrell, critic, comments on this production of The well of the saints; Baz Luhrmann comments on the setting for his Australia Opera Company production of Benjamin Britten's Midsummer night's dream; Mary Miller, music editor of the Scotsman, comments on the setting for Midsummer night's dream.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 914478171NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20750243Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2fb455e0-b907-0133-824a-60f81dd2b63c
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