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Music of Joan Tower, The

Copyright Date:
1983

Copyright Holder:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Artist:
Tower, Joan

Extent:
1 videocassette of 1 (27:38 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (27:38 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (27:38 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

Scope:
Includes a 3/4" tape and a Betacam SP preservation master and VHS screening copy of the completed work.

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

Tower compositions are performed for this piece. They include:
"Snow Dreams," with Sharon Isbin on guitar and Carol Wincenc on flute
"Petroushskates," (Da Capo Chamber Players)



Directors:
Barzyk, Fred (Studio Director)
Nesson, Bob (Location Director)

Producers:
Levy, Stan (WEDH Hartford)
Olenick, Bernice "Bunny" (WGBH)

Coproducers:
New Television Workshop, WGBH
Connecticut Educational Telecommunications Corporation

Editor:
Nesson, Bob

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

Performers:
Emelianoff, Andre (cello)
Flax, Laura (clarinet)
Lester, Joel (violin)
Spencer, Patricia (flute)
Tower, Joan (piano)

Subjects:
Composers
Music


Genres:
Documentaries and factual Works
Interviews
Music





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