Edinburgh Festival Special: on Meridian reports (Radio program), BBC Radio, 1994-08-27

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Title
Edinburgh Festival Special: on Meridian reports (Radio program), BBC Radio, 1994-08-27
Additional title: Meridian reports (Radio program)
Names
Merce 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)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-08-27
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1451
Topics
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 -- Midsummer night's dream
Skopljak, Mustafa, 1947-
Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909 -- The well of the saints
Mark Morris Dance Group
Edinburgh International Festival
Allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato (Choreographic work : Morris)
Adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert (Motion picture)
Muriel's wedding (Motion picture)
Genres
Radio programs
Notes
Content: 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (29 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is good.
Description
Begins 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 914478171
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20750243
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2fb455e0-b907-0133-824a-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Edinburgh Festival Special" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/33214160-b907-0133-dfb2-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Edinburgh Festival Special" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/33214160-b907-0133-dfb2-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1994). Edinburgh Festival Special Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/33214160-b907-0133-dfb2-60f81dd2b63c

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Edinburgh Festival Special