L'Amfiparnaso / The western wind (Episode 3 of 33, Part 1 of 2)

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L'Amfiparnaso / The western wind (Episode 3 of 33, Part 1 of 2)
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A performance of Orazio Vecchi's late 16th-century madrigal opera L'Amfiparnaso (1597) by a cappella vocal ensemble The Western Wind. Cast includes Janet Steele and Janet Sullivan, sopranos; William Zukof, counter-tenor; William Lyon Lee, tenor; Elliot Levine; bass. This reel contains the first half of the opera and an intermission. During the intermission, WBAI's Eric Salzman interviews Steven Urkowitz, director, and singer-musicologist Larry Bennett about the history of madrigal comedy, Vecchi's role in its development, and the difficulties of staging a madrigal comedy for radio. Produced and recorded during a live Free Music Store broadcast on November 11, 1971, by WBAI's Music Department.

This recording was formerly cataloged as BC0709.12A.

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Los Angeles, Pacifica Radio Archives, 1971.
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, and all other inquiries should be directed in writing to: Brian DeShazor, Director of the Archives, Pacifica Radio Archives, 3729 Cahuenga Blvd. West, North Hollywood, CA 91604, 800-735-0230 x 263, fax 818-506-1084, brian@pacificaradioarchives.org, http://www.pacificaradioarchives.org.
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