FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 6, 1997
PAUL McCARTNEY ENTERTAINS
WEB USERS AND RADIO LISTENERS DURING LIVE
WEBCAST OF THE LARGEST SINGLE CLASSICAL MUSIC EVENT IN HISTORY
PAUL McCARTNEY'S "STANDING STONE" LIVE WEBCAST FROM CARNEGIE HALL
Live Global McCartney Webcast Draws Fans To MultiMedia Interactive Event
Wednesday evening, November 19th, live from Carnegie Hall, New York, Sir Paul McCartney's newest classical work entitled STANDING STONE will be performed. STANDING STONE is a 75-minute symphonic poem inspired by Celtic monoliths. Proceeds from the concert are being donated to "Save the Music" foundation and the "Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts". STANDING STONE has been #1 on the Billboard Classical charts in America and abroad for several weeks.
The live Webcast will feature an interview with Sir Paul McCartney from questions submitted by fans on the Internet. National Public Radio (NPR) will broadcast the interview and concert on over 350 radio stations. This event is a multi-media presentation including radio and Internet audio broadcast across the World Wide Web. As expected, there is a Web Site for this event, using cutting edge technology. Fans are encouraged to visit the Official Webcast site prior to the event for behind-the-scenes coverage with RealAudio, RealVideo, and the new RealFlash technology.
The URL is http://www.standingstone97.com
The Traveller Multimedia Network, producer of the Official Webcast site, is encouraging media sites, music sites and fan club sites to become part of this historic global event. Anyone interested in participating is encouraged to submit their website to http://www.adnetintl.com/standingstone97 All approved websites will be allowed to display a special graphic commemorating the event.
The website will feature streaming audio and exclusive video for several weeks and remain on the Web for the following year. On November 23rd, watch for a TV special of Sir Paul McCartney's STANDING STONE concert on A & E.