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.
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.
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.
While waiting to see Yves Montand, Studs speaks with a taxi driver through an interpreter, Michelle [Viande?]. Also speaks to Yves Montand. [This Montand interview is also 1915409-3-1. Peggy Nelson is on 1925288-3-1.]
Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger discuss Scottish folk music. Includes a weaver's song, Robert Burns, "A Wee Drop of It," "Come, Fill Up Your Glasses," and "This Is Not My House."
Six members of The Klezmorim discuss their musical upbringings, the history of klezmer music, and explain how song structures work and overlap. Songs played throughout are: "Moldovanke" by The Klezmorim, 2 songs by an unknown klemer band from the mid 1920s,"Papirosn" by The Klezmorim, "A Glezele Vayn (A Little Glass of Wine)" by The Klezmorim, and a live performance of "Papirosn" by The Klezmorim. All music performed by The Klezmorim were prerecorded off site. Music has been removed from this recording for copyright reasons.