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Soundings; Harry Somers and His Music

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Harry Somers & His Music


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Series
Soundings
Program
Harry Somers and His Music
Series Description

Four performance documentaries featuring award-winning composers. Each program features the composer working with musicians in rehearsal and in studio performances of several works, so that the viewer watches the process as the creative team moves toward a product. Series release date: 1986

Program Description

Documentary containing interview footage with the Canadian composer and narrated overview of his life and music, focusing on his interest in the native peoples of Canada. Includes performances of his music recorded for this program.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Music
Documentaries and factual works
Interviews
Composers
Genres
Documentary
Performance in a Studio
Topics
Music
Contributors
Roslak, Roxolana ()
Somers, Harry, 1925-1999 ()
Beard, Allen ()
Sokol, Casey ()
Ranti, Julie ()
Citation
Chicago: “Soundings; Harry Somers and His Music,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8D601A638EC04B689CD44398E39EA65A.
MLA: “Soundings; Harry Somers and His Music.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8D601A638EC04B689CD44398E39EA65A>.
APA: Soundings; Harry Somers and His Music. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8D601A638EC04B689CD44398E39EA65A
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