23277Re: [mythsoc] Tolkien audio books
- Sep 8, 2012This is shaping.Who is in charge of 2013 Mythcon programming? I have a few paltry lukewarm lima bean papers & panels to volunteer.MikeWe did a one-shot five-person dramatic reading of "The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun" at Kalamazoo last year. So suspect it wdn't be a problem.-JDR
From: Doug Kane
Sent: Sep 8, 2012 9:57 PM
Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Tolkien audio booksDavid, I think that would be a fantastic idea, if possible. My best guess is that legally there wouldn't be any issue, but it still would be good to clear it beforehand, just for sake of simple courtesy.
Doug Kane wrote:
>What I would really like is a
>dramatic reading of some of the Lays in HoMe #, particularly the incomplete
>later Lay of Leithian. I think that would really make those works come to
>live in a way that most people don't appreciate.
Do you want me to suggest this as a program item for next year's Mythcon? They were murmuring at me about doing a dramatic presentation of some sort, and a live group reading would be a cool thing. I'd need to check on whether we'd have to get rights to do this.
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