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Discussing Chinese music with Dr. Herbert Zipper.
Studs Terkel discusses the Chicago Children's Choir with the director and founder, Christopher Moore. They discuss the following: how to produce the sound; training units; patience; age spread; sing-a-long; child vs. adult projects; and various types of heritage music that makes up their repertoire. The following musical excerpts are presented: "Dark Winter Days"; "Angels and Shepherds"; "Illinois"; and "Go Tell It on the Mountain".
Studs Terkel discussing Ukranian music with Oleh Saciuk. Includes instrumental music excerpts.
Studs Terkel continues to interview actress and singer Eartha Kitt. Part 2 of the interview begins with the song "Üsküdara", and ends with "Mountain High, Valley Low", both sung by Kitt. Kitt discusses the following; her career; her desire to entertain; her autobiography, "Thursday's Child"; her mothers death; the art of interacting with the audience; the femme fatale; her time with the Katherine Dunham Dancers; and her portrayl of Helen of Troy.
Jules Dassin and Melina Mercouri discuss Greece. Includes an interview with Irene Papas. Includes an interview with Nikos Gounaris. Includes Greek song sung by Melina Mercouri. Includes song ["Kamos"] by the composer [Dirocus]. Includes the song "Women of Souli." Includes song "Mitros and Mirina."
Louis Armstrong discusses music and traveling as a musician.
Studs Terkel and Billy Taylor discuss the book "Jazz Piano: History and Development". They discuss jazz musicians and the history of jazz music. Includes excerpts of drums, piano, and orchestra playing in the background.
Studs Terkel reintroduces this 1958 broadcast with Jacques Tati in a 1992 rebroadcast. At 39:06, Terkel includes a musical epilogue to the conversation with Jacques Tati with French children's songs such as "Cadet Rousselle". Tati discusses his films "Mr. Hulot's Holiday" and" Mon Oncle" and his emphasis as writer, director, actor, and producer to maintain a naturalness. He doesn't want lights, cameras or action to influence the actors. Naturalness will respect independence and keeping it simple and real will create pride and invite people in.
Interviewing Derek Bell and Kevin Conneff two members of the Chieftains musical group specializing in Irish folk music.
Discussing African drums, African music, and John Chernoff's book "African Rhythm and African Sensibility" with John Chernoff and Eric Rucker. Includes John Chernoff and Eric Rucker playing the drums. Includes an earlier interview clip of two drummers battling from the island of Silan.
Mazatl Galindo and Alejandro Galindo discuss traditional and folk music from South and Central America. Includes Chilean folk song "If We Are Americans;" a flute song for the harvest celebration; the song "Jacinto Cenobio;" song ["Winos Poinas"]; a Mexican flute song; the song "La Fiesta De San Benito;" the song "La Pulque;" and the song "El Condor Pasa."
Terkel presents a musical performance by Huayucaltia