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15 Aug 2018

Fishko Files from WNYC

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WNYC's Sara Fishko with sound-rich essays on art, culture, music and media - past and present.

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    Summertime

    With temperatures in New York soaring to 90 degrees and above this week, we bring you this archival Fishko Files. WNYC’s Sara Fishko explores the masterful Gershwin tune and the many ways its interpreters say “summer.” (Produced in 2001)

    Fishko Files with Sara Fishko

    Assistant Producer: Olivia Briley
    Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
    Editor: Karen Frillmann


  • Posted on 09 Aug 2018

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    Andy Warhol

    Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928, and 'dreamt himself' out of his Pittsburgh childhood into his extraordinary celebrity life. Sara Fishko and guests consider how Warhol's own fandom figured into his self-creation, in this archival Fishko Files. (Produced in 2001)

    Fishko Files with Sara Fishko

    Assistant Producer: Olivia Briley
    Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
    Editor: Karen Frillmann


  • Posted on 02 Aug 2018

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    Listening with Willner

    Music producer Hal Willner presents a free outdoor concert tomorrow night, featuring the work of one of his favorite composers, Nino Rota. As WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us, Willner's musical life began while LPs were still spinning out a rich musical menu. More, in this edition of Fishko Files.

    Lincoln Center Out of Doors presents Hal Willner's Amarcord Nino Rota, as well as Rota's scores from the first two Godfather films, tomorrow, July 27.

    The new release of Amarcord Nino Rota is now available online from Corbett vs. Dempsey.

    Willner's Lost in the Stars: The Music of Kurt Weill and Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films are available on Amazon.

    Fishko Files with Sara Fishko

    Assistant Producer: Olivia Briley
    Mix Engineer: Bill Moss
    Editor: Karen Frillmann


  • Posted on 26 Jul 2018

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    James M. Cain

    It's 75 years since the publication of one of author James M. Cain's major claims to fame: Double Indemnity, the crime novel that was adapted by Raymond Chandler for the celebrated film directed by Billy Wilder. Guests Eddie Muller and David Madden help Sara Fishko sort out the impact of Cain's style in this archival Fishko Files. (Produced in 2011)

    Fishko Files with Sara Fishko

    Assistant Producer: Olivia Briley
    Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
    Editor: Karen Frillmann


  • Posted on 19 Jul 2018

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    Segovia

    It's 125 years this year since the birth of classical guitar virtuoso Andres Segovia in Linares, Spain (1893). Segovia's sound, technique, phrasing, and choice of repertoire changed the face of the instrument. He also changed the career of guitarist Eliot Fisk, the guest on this edition Fishko Files. (Produced in 2002)

    Fishko Files with Sara Fishko

    Assistant Producer: Olivia Briley
    Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
    Editor: Karen Frillmann


  • Posted on 12 Jul 2018

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