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4 American composers [videorecording] : Robert Ashley / Trans Atlantic Films for Channel Four Television ; producer, Revel Guest ; director, Peter Greenaway.

Publication:
New York, NY : Mystic Fire Video : distributed by PolyGram Video, c1991.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
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Other Title:
Robert Ashley
Four American composers
Title on container: 4merican composers
Subjects:
Cage, John.
Glass, Philip.
Monk, Meredith.
Ashley, Robert, 1930 -- -Film adaptations.
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
Music -- United States -- 20th century.
Composers -- United States -- 20th century.
Composers -- United States -- Interviews.
Form/Genre:
Operas.
Television programs.
Television adaptations.
System Details:
VHS - NTSC.
Summary:
Performances of works by four modern American composers at a London festival in 1983. Interviews with the composers and performers.
Contents:
1. John Cage
2. Philip Glass
3. Meredith Monk
4. Robert Ashley. Episode 1. The park
Episode 2. The supermarket
Episode 3. The bank
Episode 4. The bar
Episode 5. The living room
Episode 6. The church
Episode 7. The backyard.
Participant:
Robert Ashley ("R", the storyteller) ; "Blue" Gene Tyranny (Buddy, "The world's greatest piano player") ; Jill Kroesen (Isolde (Marie Isolde)) ; David van Tieghem ("D", the captain of the football team).
Credits:
Cameraman, John Sandborn ; editor, John Wilson ; music producer and live electronics, Peter Gordon.
Notes:
Originally produced for television in 1983.
Contributor:
Greenaway, Peter. , Director
Guest, Revel. , Producer
Tyranny, Blue Gene, 1945- , Performer
Kroesen, Jill , Performer
Van Tieghem, David. , Performer
Gordon, Peter, 1951- , Associated name
Ashley, Robert. , Author
Channel Four (Great Britain) , Producer
Transatlantic Films. , Producer
Mystic Fire Video, Inc. , Distributor
PolyGram Video (Firm) , Distributor
Van Wert Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1561762350
OCLC:
40181805
Publisher Number:
715098762357
76235 Mystic Fire Video