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Legacy Podcast: Sounds of The War

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Location:

New York, NY

Description:

This podcast goes behind the making of the Ken Burns PBS film - THE WAR. Burns and co-producer Lynn Novick discuss what inspired their latest project, and how the soundtrack music helped to underscore the narrative of the film. Songs from the WWII era, archival news footage and speeches by world leaders are included to provide additional historical context. Chuck Granata, an historian of music from the 1940s, is also interviewed. The host is David Cruz, news anchor from NPR station WBGO-FM in Newark, NJ.

Language:

English

Contact:

Sony Music Entertainment 550 Madison Avenue, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10022-3211


Episodes

Sounds Of The War (Part 6)

11/21/2007
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We continue with Walter Cronkite’s radio presentation “Blitzkrieg” and feature the music of Duke Ellington. RECOMMENDED: Sounds of The War PRODUCER: Joyride Media

Duration: 00:08:00


Sounds Of The War (Part 5)

11/12/2007
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Walter Cronkite’s radio presentation “Blitzkrieg” and the music of Benny Goodman are featured. RECOMMENDED: Sounds of The War PRODUCER: Joyride Media

Duration: 00:07:26


Sounds Of The War (Part 4)

10/29/2007
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Will Rogers Jr talks politics of the 30’s and 40’s as the music of Spike Jones is featured. RECOMMENDED: Sounds of The War PRODUCER: Joyride Media

Duration: 00:08:50


Sounds Of The War (Part 3)

10/16/2007
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On our third episode, Ken Burns talks about the harshness of the War and how he selected the music used throughout the documentary. In addition, Burns’ talks about his use of photos, sounds and archived footage . Hosted by David Cruz. Ken Burns’ The War features some of the classic recordings from American history, as […]

Duration: 00:08:00


Sounds Of The War (Part 2)

10/9/2007
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Ken Burns’ The War features some of the classic recordings from American history, as well as new recordings from musical luminaries Norah Jones and Wynton Marsalis. There are several collections of music available via SonyBMG, including the official soundtrack, dance hits, “Hits from the second world war”, a classical collection as well as a box […]

Duration: 00:05:30


Sounds of The War (Part 1)

10/2/2007
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Ken Burns’ The War features some of the classic recordings from American history, as well as new recordings from musical luminaries Norah Jones and Wynton Marsalis. There are several collections of music available via SonyBMG, including the official soundtrack, dance hits, “Hits from the second world war”, a classical collection as well as a box […]

Duration: 00:07:15