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Amirkhanian, Charles.

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PRA Archive # Titlesort descending Description Genre Broadcast Date
BC1235 A Tribute to Leo Ornstein / produced by Charles Amirkanian.

Documentary on the composer and pianist active in the early 20th century, including an interview...

KPFA, 11 Dec. 1972.
AZ0014 A Visit with Annea Lockwood / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.

One of the most remarkable avant-garde composers in the world is Annea Lockwood, who was born in...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, Sept. 6, 1972.
AZ0030 A Visit with Jean Hovhaness Nandi / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Harpsichordist Nandi talks about her father, composer Alan Hovhaness. Includes his piano and...

KPFA, Sept. 12, 1970.
BC2450 A Visit with Louis Andriessen / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Controversial avant garde Dutch composer discusses the political and musical nature of his...

KPFA, Jan. 1974.
BC0699 Antheil's magic lacunae : ballet mechanique / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Music from three player piano rolls of Ballet Mechanique composed by George Antheil.

KPFA, 14 Nov. 1971.
AZ0016 Australian composer Barry Conyngham / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.

Discussion and works by the Australian composer. Includes "Water...Footsteps...Time" (...

KPFA, Jan. 10, 1973.
BB4149 Boiling water / produced by Philip Corner.

Experimental radio program featuring Charles and Carol Amirkhanian.

KPFA, 2 Apr. 1970.
BC0584 Brain/baby : thecombined poetries of Anne Waldman and Michael Brownstein.

Charles Amirkhanian and Gerard Van der Leun read poetry ; Waldman and Brownstein read selections...

KPFA, 16 Nov. 1971.
BC0232 Carl Rakoski reads his Americana poems / introduced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Poet reads works from his publications including Amulet and Ere- Voice.

KPFA, 10 July 1971.
BC2464 Conlon Nancarrow : studies for player piano / introduced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Performance and discussion of Nancarrow's compositions for the player piano.


Study no. 21, canon X -- Study no. 37 -- Study no. 29 -- Study nos. 31, 32 and 34 -- Study no....

KPFA, 197-.
BB2953 Dancer's Workshop interview / Clint Shelby ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Dance instructor discusses the workshop's activities.

KPFA, 8 Apr. 1971.
BC2452 David Johnson : his American compositions / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Performances of several Johnson avant garde compositions.

KPFA, 197-.
BB2955 George Oppen / interviewed by David Gitin and Charles Amirkhanian.

Pulitzer Prize winning poet reads and discusses his work.

KPFA, 19 Apr. 1971.
BB4150 Infinity row / Per Norgaard ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Danish composer discusses his work; includes a performance of his Infinity Row works.


pt.1. Discussion -- pt.2. Inscape string quartet -- pt.3. The Enchanted forest -- pt.4. The...

KPFA, 20 Nov. 1970.
AZ0024 Inside the Musical Heritage Society / producer James Rich ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian and Fred Shadduck.

Rich discusses classical record production and talks about Dr. Michael Naida, founder of the...

KPFA, July 1, 1975.
AZ1008 Laurie Anderson on her music / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian

Noted experimental musician Laurie Anderson discusses her music, the development of ideas, and...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Poetry KPFA, 11 Mar. 1979. Probably first broadcast April 7 or 8, 1979.
BC0412 MOCA/FM : a discussion with Paul Cotton / interviewed by Tom Marioni and Charles Amirkhanian.

Conceptual artist Cotton discusses his controversial exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of...

KPFA, 5 Aug. 1971.
AZ0995.02 My eclectic career / Frank Zappa ; interviewed by Charles Amerkhanian.

Noted experimental composer and musician, Frank Zappa, speaks about his life as a musician,...

BC2460 Mysteries of the archive / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Performance of three avant garde music pieces by Italian composers.


Dark rapture crawl / Bruno Maderna -- Scat rag / Luciano Berio -- Rhumba-ramble / Luciano Berio...

WBAI, 197-.
BC2589 Nicolas Slonimsky at 76 / interviewed by Robert Commanday and Charles Amirkhanian.

Conductor and musicologist discusses the work of Igor Stravinsky and Charles Ives. Includes...

KPFA, 27 Aug. 1973.
BC0438 Nicolas Slonimsky eats dinner / interviewed by Charles and Carol Amirkhanian and Mrs. George Antheil.

The composer, conductor, and musicologist discusses his views of music.

KPFK, 28 Dec. 1970.
BC1528 Nicolas Slonimsky lecture-concert at Mills College / introduced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Musicologist and composer discusses musical developments since 1900.

KPFA, 15 Mar. 1973.
AZ1148 Night of the Virgin Shark: Didi Favreau / produced by Charles Amirkhanian

Charles Amirkhanian plays experimental works by members of his class at U.C. Extension, San...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, November 4, 1971
AZ1064 Ode To Gravity| The Music Of Germaine Tailleferre

Ode To Gravity| The Music Of Germaine Tailleferre| Produced by KPFK and Amirkhanian| Recorded on...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, March 19, 1975
BC2449 Peter Michael Hamel / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

German composer discusses his avant garde music, and how it is a departure from traditional...

KPFA, 1974.
AZ0020 Quarter-tone piano : Ivan Wyschnegradsky / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Interview with pioneer composer in the micro-tone field who invented the quarter-tone piano....

KPFA, Nov. 15, 1972.
AZ0018 Rubber stamp art / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Rubber stamps are discussed by Walter Ellis, proprietor of H. R. Ellis Rubber Stamps in Berkeley...

KPFA, Aug. 15, 1973.
BC2446 Sound poetry of Ake Hodell / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Swedish poet discusses his work. Includes the reading of two of his experimental poems.


Mr. Smith in Rhodesia -- U.S.S. Pacific Ocean.

KPFA, Apr. 1972.
AZ0015 Sound poetry of Ake Hodell / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.

Discussion and performance of text-sound compositions by the Swedish poet. Contains "Mr....

KPFA, Jan. 1, 1973.
BC2463 The 1/4 tone piano / Ivan Wyschnegradsky ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Avant garde composer discusses his music and creation of the 1/4 tone piano. Includes performace...


Deux integrations, op. 49 for two pianos in 1/4 tones -- Etude sur les mouvements rotatoires, op...

KPFA, 197-.
AZ0021 The World of Alan Hovhaness / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Hovhaness discusses his career: the influences of Armenian and Oriental music; Jean Sibelius and...

KPFA, 1976.
BC0753 Toy music / Neil Murphy ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian.

Composer discusses and demonstrates his use of electronic sounds for musical compositions.


Mr. Brader's waveform -- Toy music -- untitled.

KPFA, 6 Mar. 1972.
BC1413 Universal life / Kirby Hinsley ; interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian, Michelle Pritchard and Fran Watkins.

Discussion of Hinsley's Universal Life Church and his controversial philosophy.

KPFA, 21 June 1973.
BC1354 Watergate : a political burlesque / by Ernst Bacon and John Edmunds ; produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Performance of a political satire about the cover-up of the Watergate affair.

KPFA, 2 Nov. 1972.
BB2904 Word art / Clark Coolidge ; interviewed by Eleanor Sully and Charles Amirkhanian.

Coolidge discusses his writing and experimentation with tape poetry.

KPFA, 6 Sept. 1969.
AZ0995.01 Zappa for President / Frank Zappa ; interviewed by Charles Amerkhanian.

Noted experimental composer and musician, Frank Zappa, speaks about his political philosophy and...

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