Modern American vocal works

Language: English
Format: Music CD 1999
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD COMPACT DISC Vo Mod 49825
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD
Call Number  COMPACT DISC Vo Mod 49825
Knoxville, summer of 1915 : op. 24 / text: James Agee (14:07). Hermit songs : op. 29. At Saint Patrick's purgatory ; Church bell at night ; St. Ita's vision ; The heavenly banquet ; The crucifixion ; Sea-snatch ; Promiscuity ; The monk and his cat ; The praises of God ; The desire for hermitage / Samuel Barber (16:41)
Old American songs : set 1. The boatmen's dance ; The dodger ; Long time ago ; Simple gifts ; I bought me a cat (12:40). Old American songs : set 2. The little horses ; Zion's walls ; The golden willow tree ; At the river ; Ching-a-ring chaw / Aaron Copland (13:06)
Stabat Mater : for soprano and string quartet / French text: Max Jacob (5:31) ; Capital, capitals : for four men and a piano (1927) / text: Gertrude Stein (17:07) / Virgil Thomson.

Additional Information
Subjects Agee, James, -- 1909-1955 -- Musical settings.
Jacob, Max, -- 1876-1944 -- Musical settings.
Stein, Gertrude, -- 1874-1946 -- Musical settings.
Songs (High voice) with chamber orchestra.
Songs (High voice) with piano.
Song cycles.
Songs (Medium voice) with piano.
Sacred songs (Medium voice) with string ensemble.
Vocal quartets with piano.
Vocal music -- United States -- 20th century.
Sacred music.
Chamber music.
Publisher [New York] :Sony Classical,1999
Other Titles Knoxville, summer of 1915.
Hermit songs.
Old American songs,
Old American songs,
Stabat Mater.
Capital capitals.
Contributors Steber, Eleanor, performer.
Strickland, William, conductor.
Price, Leontyne, singer.
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981, performer.
Warfield, William, performer.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990, performer.
Tourel, Jennie, performer.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989, performer.
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Knoxville, summer of 1915.
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Hermit songs.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Old American songs,
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Old American songs,
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Stabat Mater.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Capital capitals.
Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra, performer.
New Music String Quartet, performer.
Participants/Performers In the 1st work: Eleanor Steber, soprano ; Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra ; William Strickland, conductor. In the 2nd: Leontyne Price, soprano ; Samuel Barber, piano. In the 3rd-4th: William Warfield, baritone ; Aaron Copland, piano. In the 5th: Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano ; New Music String Quartet. In the 6th: vocal ensemble (TTBarB) ; Virgil Thomson, piano.
Language English
Sung in English and (5th work) French.
Notes Title from disc label.
Originally released 1951-1955; except 4th work, previously unreleased.
Program notes by Ned Rorem, in English with German and French translations (30 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Description 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
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