Marcos Sueiro Bal

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Audio dada: A precursor to John Cage's 4'33", 20 years earlier

Thursday, September 13, 2012

As New Sounds celebrates composer John Cage's 100th birthday, we at the WNYC archives add our own, irreverent archival item to the celebration: a WMCA News Parade program with an eerie premonition of John Cage's famous "silent" piece, 4'33".

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Julia Child on WQXR's "Kitchen Classics", 1990s

Thursday, April 26, 2012

WQXR
The ever-practical Ms. Child also speaks about whipped cream, her feelings about food processors, electric beaters and microwave ovens, all while planning a hypothetical dinner for six.
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Bob Sherman interviews Natalia Makarova, 1977

Monday, April 23, 2012

WQXR

This week the Leonard Lopate Show interviews Natalia Makarova. Listen to a WQXR interview Bob Sherman did with Makarova in 1977, when she was prima ballerina at American Ballet Theatre.

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WebWise 2012

Monday, March 26, 2012

WNYC

What do Fugazi, Star Trek, and Illinois farmers have in common? The preservation of culture, with an eye toward the future.

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AES 2011 Recap

Monday, December 05, 2011

Formats have continued to multiply since the 1970s, and the digital world has brought a whole new set of issues that we are only beginning to grapple with.
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1948: WQXR's Halloween Nightmare

Friday, October 28, 2011

In a 1948 Halloween broadcast, a "recurrent nightmare" is played out in full: What would WQXR be like if it were part of a "big, great, wonderful network," broadcasting from "WQXR City?"

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1948: WQXR's Halloween Nightmare

Thursday, October 27, 2011

WQXR

What was WQXR's worst nightmare in 1948? Was it to have their supposedly long hair* cut? No -- as it turns out, it was to be part of a big network.

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Aaron Copland at BAM, 1941

Monday, September 19, 2011

WNYC

On the occasion of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's 150th anniversary, we look back at its younger days, 70 years ago.

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Arthur Ashe at the New York Public Library, 1987

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

WNYC
A man of firm convictions but gentle demeanor.
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Hurricanes! A Historic Look at Storms of Yore

Friday, August 26, 2011

Listen to Dr. Francis W. Reichelderfer, Chief of the United States Weather Bureau, discuss the state of the art in hurricane prevention and control in this 1961 edition of "New Horizons in Science".

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Sid Zion on breaking Ellsberg, 1971

Thursday, August 18, 2011

The publication of the Pentagon Papers by the New York Times in 1971 caused more than a commotion --it precipitated the first of the "credibility gaps" between the US government and the American public. Listen to a interview with Sidney Zion, shortly after he broke the story on Daniel Ellsberg supplying the documents to the paper.

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Philip Levine reads "Mingus at the Half Note"

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Philip Levine is set to become the nation's Poet Laureate this Fall, but he already was WNYC's Poet in Residence back in 2003. Listen to Levine read William Matthews' "Mingus at the Half Note," and how the poem relates personally to him.

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A Brand New Whitney in 1969

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

WNYC

By 1966 the Whitney Museum was already in its third building on Madison and 75th Street. Listen to its then director John Baur speak only three years after that move.

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Claire Bloom Reads 'The Brontë Sisters'

Monday, May 23, 2011

WNYC

Listen to a young Claire Bloom reading from a selection of letters by Emily, Anne and Charlotte Brontë in "The Brontë Sisters," a 1957 program submitted for consideration to the Peabody Awards.

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Radio for Children: Ireene Wicker, The Singing Lady

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

WNYC
Our five-year old at home loves The Singing Lady, WNYC's program of tales and music for children from before her parents were born.
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What keeps audio archivists up at night?

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

WNYC

Senior Archivist Marcos Sueiro Bal recently attended the annual conference of IASA, the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, in Philadelphia. He reports on some of the highlight presentations (besides being enveloped by the sounds of the world’s largest pipe organ).

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