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Title
Great conversations: the composers
Contributor Names
Istomin, Eugene (host)
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe (interviewee)
Rorem, Ned (interviewee)
Perle, George (interviewee)
Lieberman, Lowell (interviewee)
Danielpour, Richard (interviewee)
Babbitt, Milton (interviewee)
Rosen, Peter (producer)
Created / Published
Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York, 2005, monographic.
Notes
-  Composers Milton Babbit, Richard Danielpour, Lowell Liebermann, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich join Istomin at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York to discuss and argue about the strong feelings and controversies surrounding modern contemporary music and the challenges that programming their music presents. The composers talk about their lifelong struggles to achieve recognition, but express pride in their collective status as representatives of the avant-garde. (Content)
-  In opening credits: "The Library of Congress, Washington, DC, presents." (statement of responsibility)
-  Filmed at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York. (venue)
-  "Program two" in the series of Great conversations. (bibliographic history)
-  Additional credits: for the Music Division of the Library of Congress: Jon Newsom, Chief; Jan Lauridsen, Asst. Chief; Ruth Foss, Program Specialist. (bibliographic history)
-  In credits: "produced for the Library of Congress by Peter Rosen Productions, Inc." (statement of responsibility)
-  Copyright Library of Congress. This program was made possible through the courtesy of Eugene Istomin. Artists' appearances are courtesy of themselves: Milton Babbitt, Richard Danielpour, Lowell Lieberman, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. (Copyright Notice)
-  Copyright Library of Congress. This program was made possible through the courtesy of Eugene Istomin. Artists' appearances are courtesy of themselves: Milton Babbitt, Richard Danielpour, Lowell Lieberman, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. (Copyright Notice)
Form
videorecording
Extent
1 digibeta videotape; duration: 56 min., 4 sec.
Repository
Music Division
Online Format
video
Description
videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 56 min., 4 sec. | Composers Milton Babbit, Richard Danielpour, Lowell Liebermann, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich join Istomin at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York to discuss and argue about the strong feelings and controversies surrounding modern contemporary music and the challenges that programming their music presents. The composers talk about their lifelong struggles to achieve recognition, but express pride in their collective status as representatives of the avant-garde. (Content). In opening credits: "The Library of Congress, Washington, DC, presents." (Statement Of Responsibility). Filmed at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York. (Venue). "Program two" in the series of Great conversations. (Bibliographic History). Additional credits: for the Music Division of the Library of Congress: Jon Newsom, Chief; Jan Lauridsen, Asst. Chief; Ruth Foss, Program Specialist. (Bibliographic History). In credits: "produced for the Library of Congress by Peter Rosen Productions, Inc." (Statement Of Responsibility). Copyright Library of Congress. This program was made possible through the courtesy of Eugene Istomin. Artists' appearances are courtesy of themselves: Milton Babbitt, Richard Danielpour, Lowell Lieberman, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. (Copyright Notice). Copyright Library of Congress. This program was made possible through the courtesy of Eugene Istomin. Artists' appearances are courtesy of themselves: Milton Babbitt, Richard Danielpour, Lowell Lieberman, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). Videorecording (Form).
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Istomin, Eugene, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Ned Rorem, George Perle, Lowell Lieberman, Richard Danielpour, Milton Babbitt, and Peter Rosen. Great Conversations: The Composers. Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York, monographic, 2005. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200031103/. (Accessed July 27, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Istomin, E., Zwilich, E. T., Rorem, N., Perle, G., Lieberman, L., Danielpour, R. [...] Rosen, P. (2005) Great Conversations: The Composers. Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York, monographic. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200031103/.

MLA citation style:

Istomin, Eugene, et al. Great Conversations: The Composers. Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York, monographic, 2005. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200031103/>.