Video Portraits of Composers and their Music: David Behrman, Philip Glass, Alvin Lucier, Gordon Mumma, Pauline Oliveros, Terry Riley and Robert Ashley.
Produced and directed by Robert Ashley. Philip Makanna, Director and Camera; Maggi Payne, Audio Recordist; Jerry Pearsall, Video Recordist and Technical Director
Seven 2-hour VHS programs. NTSC.
Program 1. DAVID BEHRMAN
David Behrman (57:40)
The Music of David Behrman (57:40)
"Music with Melody-Driven Electronics"
Program 2. PHILIP GLASS
Philip Glass (57:40)
The Music of Philip Glass (50:57)
"Music in 12 Parts: Part 2"
"Act I, Scene 1, Einstein on the Beach"
Program 3. ALVIN LUCIER
Alvin Lucier (57:40)
including the performance of "Outlines of Persons and Things" (1975)
The Music of Alvin Lucier (57:40)
"Bird and Person Dyning" (1975)
"Music for Solo Performer" (1965)
Program 4. GORDON MUMMA
Gordon Mumma (57:40)
The Music of Gordon Mumma (57:40)
"Some Voltage Drop" (1974):
"Simulcast", "Schoolwork", "Telepos/Foxbat"
Program 5. PAULINE OLIVEROS
Pauline Oliveros (57:40)
including "Unnatural Acts Between Consenting Adults," a collaboration with Carol Vencius
Landscape with Pauline Oliveros (continued) and The Music of Pauline Oliveros (57:40)
"Rose Mountain Slow Runner"
Program 6. TERRY RILEY
Terry Riley (57:40)
The Music of Terry Riley (46:03)
"Shri Camel: Morning Corona"
Program 7. ROBERT ASHLEY
Robert Ashley (57:40)
"What She Thinks (It's History)"
The Music of Robert Ashley (45:00)
Director and Camera
Jerry Pearsall Video Recordist and Technical Director
Maggi Payne, Audio Recordist
William Farley, Concept Consultant
Tom Crawford, Post
Production CMX Editor
Stand-By at Matrix, Post Production
Produced and directed
by Robert Ashley
Copyright © P Robert Ashley, 1976
The National Endowment for the Arts
The Rockefeller Foundation
The Ford Foundation
The Martha Baird Rockefeller Fund for Music
The Harry G. Steele Foundation
Broadcast Music, Inc.
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