Charles Webb : making music / Produced in cooperation with WTIU Indiana University Television ; funding provided by the Cook Group of Bloomington, Indiana.

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Miller, Irwin, 1928-; Baker, David, 1931-2016; Polisi, Joseph; Kraut, Harry J.; Webb, Charles H. (Charles Haizlip); Robert, Walter; Bain, Wilfred C. (Wilfred Conwell), 1908-1997; Starker, Janos; Keiser, Marilyn, 1941-; Pressler, Menahem; Brand, Myles; Upper, Henry; Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990; Jacobs, Barbara, -2005; Simic, Curtis R.; Webb, Kenda; Upper, Celicia; Bowen, Otis R.; McNair, Sylvia (Soprano); Zeani, Virginia; Brown, Angela M. (Angela Marie), 1963-; Noble, Timothy, 1945-; Amerson, Philip A.; Su, Tzu-Yuan; Hornibrook, Wallace
Webb, Charles H. (Charles Haizlip)
Cook Music Library, Special Collections
Music Library
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1 videocassette : sound, color ; 1/2 in.; 1 online resource (streaming video files) : digital
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This video includes images and excerpts from recordings of the following: Charles Webb as a boy, Charles Webb in the United States Air Force, the wedding of Charles Webb and Kenda McGinnis, the Indiana University Bloomington campus (including the IU School of Music Annex Building completed 1960, East Hall, East Hall fire ruins, the Musical Arts Center under construction, inside and outside the completed Musical Arts Center), Charles Webb on campus with faculty and administrators, the closing of the last performance at East Hall of Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring, Hans Busch closing that performance by leading Auld Lang Syne, Charles Webb in his office, a string quartet in a classroom, a pit orchestra, a scene from an opera, the Indiana University Symphonic Wind Ensemble performing in the Goodwill Concert for the International Band Conductors meeting Japan in 1984, the Indiana University Philharmonic Orchestra helping to inaugurate the Bastille Opera House in Paris in 1989, the program cover for the International Jazz Festival in Monaco partly sponsored by the Indiana University School of Music, an excerpt of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue by Leonard Bernstein at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in 1992, students experiencing the city and 5 performances at major venues in New York City in 1982 culminating in over 150 students performing in The Greek Passion opera by Martinu at the Metropolitan Opera House (by the making of this video, the Indiana University School of Music was the only university invited to perform in the Met and the connection to New York City continues as the Indiana University School of Music gives one or more performances in one of the major concert halls each year, Leonard Bernstein working with a student orchestra during his time writing in Bloomington in 1982, manuscripts of Blessed are the Webbs and Mr. and Mrs. Webb Say Goodnight by Leonard Bernstein, shots of over 250 Indiana University School of Music students and personnel arriving at Tanglewood in 1982 and preparing for performance of Mass by Leonard Bernstein, exerpts from that performance and Leonard Bernstein addressing the audience and media after the performance, photo of Charles Webb (Piano) and Irwin Miller (violin) practicing, photo of Charles Webb and Irwin Miller with their wives, Charles and Kenda Webb hosting events at their house, IU Alumnus Corey Cerovsek playing violin, an excerpt of the performance for 175th Anniversary Celebration of Indiana University at the Indiana State Capitol featuring IU Alumna Angela Brown, Charles Webb playing piano for and addressing the House of Representatives at the Indiana State Capitol in 1997, Charles Webb working in his garden, Charles Webb playing organ at the First United Methodis Church in Bloomington Indiana, Tzu-Yuan Su playing violin with Charles Webb at the piano, Janos Starker playing cello with Charles Webb at the piano, Charles Webb playing organ with The Bloomington Camerata Orchestra, and Charles Webb and Wallace Hornibrook playing piano with the Singing Hoosiers.

Creation/Production Credits

Janet Jarriel, Steve White, producers ; Steve Solie, production manager ; Scott Carmichael, Milton Hamburger, graphic artists ; Keith Klein, Sharlyn Deglow, Bob Leach, Bob Petranoff, production assistance ; Aimee Borchers, Brian Clark, James McGookey, Seth McNutt, Rob Williamson, Tim Wilsbach, production crew ; Tom Blair, executive producer.

Language Note

Presentations in English.

Local Note

Donated by Charles Webb on behalf of Malcolm Webb.


Irwin Miller, Honorary Chairman, Cummings Engine Co. Inc. -- David Baker, Distinguished Professor of Jazz -- Irwin Miller -- Dr. Joseph Polisi, President, The Juilliard School -- Harry J. Kraut, General Manager for the Estate of Leonard Bernstein -- Charles Webb -- Walter Robert, Professor Emeritus of Piano, IU School of Music -- Charles Webb -- Dr. Wilfred C. Bain, Dean, IU School of Music 1947-1973 -- Charles Webb -- Janos Starker, Distinguished Professor of Cello, IU School of Music -- Dr. Wilfred C. Bain -- Irwin Miller -- Dr. Marilyn Keiser, Professor of Organ, IU School of Music -- David Baker -- Menahem Pressler, Distinguished Professor of Piano, IU School of Music -- Dr. Myles Brand, President, Indiana University -- Dr. Henry Upper, Associate Dean for Administration, IU School of Music -- Dr. Joseph Polisi -- Harry J. Kraut -- Dr. Myles Brand -- Charles Webb -- Harry J. Kraut -- Leonard Bernstein -- Charles Webb -- Harry J. Kraut -- Charles Webb -- Barbara Jacobs, Board Member, Indiana University Foundation -- Irwin Miller -- Dr. Myles Brand -- Dr. Henry Upper -- Curt Simic, President, Indiana University Foundation -- Kenda Webb -- Celicia Upper, Partner, Upper-Webb Enterprises -- Curt Simic -- Barbara Jacobs -- Charles Webb -- Curt Simic -- The Honorable Otis Bowen, Governor of Indiana, 1973-1981 -- Charles Webb -- Sylvia McNair, Metropolitan Opera Soprano, Indiana University Alumna -- Virginia Zeani Rossi-Lemeni, Distinguished Professor of Voice -- Angela Brown, Soprano, IU Alumna -- Timothy Noble, Metropolitan Opera Bass -- Sylvia McNair -- Timothy Noble -- Virginia Zeani Rossi-Lemeni -- Dr. Joseph Polisi -- Dr. Marilyn Keiser -- Sylvia McNair -- Dr. Philip A. Amerson, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Bloomington, Indiana -- Charles Webb -- Dr. Philip A. Amerson -- Virginia Zeani Rossi-Lemeni -- Tzu-Yuan Su, violinist -- Janos Starker -- David Baker -- Dr. Wallace Hornibrook, Professor Emeritus of Piano, IU School of Music -- David Baker -- Menahem Pressler -- Dr. Wilfred C. Bain -- Timothy Noble -- Dr. Myles Brand.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 18050087; OCLC: ocn1139536344; OCLC: 1139536344

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