Interview with Robert Barney from the Boston Gay Men's Chorus, 1988 December 25

Title

Interview with Robert Barney from the Boston Gay Men's Chorus, 1988 December 25

Date

1988-12-25

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on December 25, 1988, host Peter Stickel interviews Robert Barney from the Boston Gay Men's Chorus. Barney is the music director of the Chorus; he discusses the audition process, the new cohesive sound of the group, the composition of the chorus, and their rehearsal routine. Many pieces of music are also heard throughout the interview. Stickel and Barney also discuss difficulties members of the LGBTQ community ofter face during the holiday season and things they can do to build families of choice. The interview ends with a recording of the Gay Men's Chorus performing a piece from by Stephen Sondheim called "No One Is Alone" from the musical "Into the Woods."

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Barney, Robert; Boston Gay Men's Chorus; Radio programs; Boston (Mass.); Lesbians; Gay men; Bisexuals; Transgender people

Contributor

Stickel, Peter

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply. Email info@historyproject.org for more information.

Type

Sound

Format

audio/mp3

Identifier

THP-046-BOV-050_19881225

Duration

30:15

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview with Robert Barney from the Boston Gay Men's Chorus, 1988 December 25,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed September 26, 2018, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/153.

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