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Music makes a city

Author: Will Oldham; Jerome Hiller; Owsley Brown; Gill Holland; Robin Burke
Publisher: [Louisville, Ky.] : Owsley Brown Presents, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Special ed.View all editions and formats
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In the late 1940s, an orchestra in Louisville, Kentucky was about to go out of business. At that point, a new mayor stepped into office whose views about civic vitality were founded on the ideas of the Chinese sage Confucius. His vision of prosperity was focused on making the arts available to every citizen of the city. Music Makes a City tells the rousing, inspiring, nearly unbelievable story of an American city  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Interviews
Named Person: Elliott Carter; Gunther Schuller; Harold Shapero; Joan Tower; Wen-Chung Chou; Norman Dello Joio; Ned Rorem; Jorge Mester; Sidney Harth; Lee Luvisi
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Will Oldham; Jerome Hiller; Owsley Brown; Gill Holland; Robin Burke
OCLC Number: 709894827
Notes: Program notes (22 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
"Our special edition is a limited pre-release DVD for Louisville. It contains wonderful bonus material that will not be included in the PBS release"--Accompanying documentation.
Performer(s): Narrated by Will Oldham ; written by Jerome Hiller ; executive producers Owsley Brown III, Gill Holland ; produced by Owsley Brown III, Robin Burke.
Description: 2 videodiscs (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital, stereo compatible.
Contents: Disc 1. The flood --
Founding the orchestra --
Whitney is hired --
First rehearsal --
Early years --
Charles Farnsley --
New ideas, new music --
Malpiero: Piano concerto --
Martha Graham: Judith --
Carnegie Hall. Disc 2. Special features: bonus interviews. Composers: Elliott Carter ; Gunther Schuller ; Harold Shapero ; Joan Tower ; Chou Wen-Chung ; Norman Dello Joio ; Ned Rorem. Orchestra: Jorge Mester ; Ruth Scott French ; Sidney Harth ; Lee Luvisi ; Marilyn Willoughby ; Dr. Stephen Plank. Community: Dr. J. Blaine Hudson ; Janet Eilber ; Dann Byck, Jr. ; Douglass Farnsley ; Curtis Dewees ; William Mootz.
Other Titles: American orchestra's untold story

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In the late 1940s, an orchestra in Louisville, Kentucky was about to go out of business. At that point, a new mayor stepped into office whose views about civic vitality were founded on the ideas of the Chinese sage Confucius. His vision of prosperity was focused on making the arts available to every citizen of the city. Music Makes a City tells the rousing, inspiring, nearly unbelievable story of an American city and its orchestra.

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