I note that there are several related stories on ‘ere about interviews.
This one features a young hopeful applying for a position in the Music Department at Cardiff:
Shifting the scene to a prison, this story may or may not be true:
Branching into “world music”, this one certainly is:
as is this fine story about Esa-Pekka Salonen’s interview for the LA Phil, exposing a mindset that is still common in both WAM and Daoist ritual studies:
This is a fantasy interview with Sam Cooke:
“The undisputed master of” * the interview is of course Philomena Cunk, as in her programmes on
- “femininism”, and Shakespeare, as well as her series
- Cunk on Britain.
Seriously though folks, I discussed issues in fieldwork interviewing/chatting here, following Bruce Jackson.
* In homage to I’m sorry I haven’t a clue; with “master” serving as a gender-neutral term until someone comes up with a good substitute…