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Music of Ralph Shapey, The

Copyright Date:
1983

Copyright Holder:
WGBH Educational Foundation and WTIU Indiana University Television

Artist:
Shapey, Ralph

Extent:
1 videocassette of 1 (27:52) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (27:52) : sd., col. ; 1/2in.
1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (27:52) : sd., col. ; 1/2in.
5 videoreels of 5 (300 min.) : sd., col. ; 1 in.
5 videocassettes of 5 (Betacam SP) (300 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
5 videocassettes of 5 (VHS) (300 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

Scope:
A 3/4 inch copy of this completed work has been reformatted to create a Betacam SP preservation master and a VHS screening copy. Five reels of original footage on 1" videoreels exists and these have been reformatted to Betacam SP preservation masters and VHS screening copies.

Documentary containing interview footage with the composer and narrated overview of his life and music. Includes performances of his music recorded for this program.

Shapey compositions are performed for this piece. They include:
"O Jerusalem," with Elsa Charlston as soprano and Carole Morgan on flute
"Mutations #2," with Emilio Del Rosario on piano
"Three for Six"



Directors:
Seltz, Herbert (WTIU)
Barzyk, Fred (WGBH)

Producer:
Olenick, Bernice "Bunny"

Coproducers:
New Television Workshop, WGBH
WTIU Indiana University Television

Editor:
Nesson, Bob

Funders:
National Endowment for the Arts
Meet the Composer (Incorporated)

Performers:
Charlston, Elsa (soprano)
Morgan, Carole (flute)
Del Rosario, Emilio (piano)

Subjects:
Music
Composers


Genres:
Interviews
Documentaries and factual works
Music





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