Radio Documentaries

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Guy Livingston wrote and directed these radio documentaries for Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ConcertZender Radio, and the WFMT Radio Network.

 

wfmt-logoRediscovering Marc Blitzstein: The Cradle That Rocked
for ConcertZender Radio and distributed by the WFMT Radio Network, October 2016

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Sound design by Erik Hense, WOTH Studios, The Netherlands; editing by Hugh Livingston and Julien Clancy. Funding for this project provided by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Inc. New York, New York.

RN logo 2014The Case of the One-Armed Pianist
for “Earshot” (ABC, May 24th)

 

Nicholas McCarthy

Nicholas McCarthy, one-armed pianist extraordinaire, in London

 

 

 

 

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George Antheil: Rise and Fall of a Composer
for Into the Music/ABC, 2014

Screen Shot 2016-05-06 at 10.40.14 AMBorn in Trenton, New Jersey, composer George Antheil caused a riot in Paris with his ‘Ballet Mécanique’, but soon fell from favour and ended up writing movie scores in Hollywood. Guy Livingston takes a look at the rise, fall and rise again of one of the most radical composers of the 20th century.

Engineering and audio design for this radio documentary by Erik Hense, WOTH Studios, The Netherlands; writing consultant: Aletta Becker.

 

 

 

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In Search of Henry Cowell
for Into the Music, ABC, 2015

Screen Shot 2016-05-06 at 10.39.31 AMIn two back-to-back radio documentary features, pianist and radio producer Guy Livingston presents a fascinating investigation into the life and music of the American maverick composer, Henry Cowell.

Engineering and audio design by Erik Hense, WOTH Studios, The Netherlands; writing consultant: Aletta Becker.