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Title America [sound recording] / Copland, Reich, Cage, Feldman, Bernstein, Barber.

Publication Info. Holzgerlingen, Germany : Hänssler Classic ; Stuttgart : SWR Music, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C COPL FM C44CD    Available
Description 1 audio disc (77:33) ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 001205 001321 000501 002602 001303 000742
Description performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo rda
audio file CD audio rda
mixed chorus
soprano voice 3 tenor voice 2 vibraphone 2 synthesizer 2 9
soprano voice 2 alto voice 3 5
viola 1 percussion 1 celesta 1 piano 1 mixed chorus
countertenor voice 1 percussion 2 mixed chorus
men's voices timpani 1
Note 1st work for mixed chorus; 2nd work for 3 sopranos, 2 tenors, 2 vibraphones and 2 synthesizers; 3rd work for 2 sopranos and 3 altos; 4th work for viola, percussion, piano/celesta and mixed chorus; 5th work for countertenor, percussion and mixed chorus; 6th work for men's voices and timpani.
Title from disc label.
Editions recorded: Boosey & Hawkes (Copland and Bernstein); C.F. Peters (Cage); Universal Edition (Feldman); Schirmer (Barber).
Includes program notes, biographical information on the composers and performers in German with English translation and words printed as text in English and Latin with German and English translations (19 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Contents Four motets / Aaron Copland (12:05) -- Proverb / Steve Reich (13:21) -- Five / John Cage (5:01) -- The Rothko chapel / Morton Feldman (26:02) -- Missa brevis / Leonard Bernstein (13:03) -- A stopwatch and an ordnance map / Samuel Barber (7:42).
Performer Tomoko Hemmi and Jürgen Kruse, synthesizers (2nd work) ; Andra Darzins, viola (4th work) ; Markus Stange, celesta and piano (4th work) ; Franz Bach (2nd and 6th works) and Boris Müller (2nd, 4th and 5th works), percussion ; Franz Vitzthum, countertenor (5th work) ; SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart ; Marcus Creed, conductor.
Event Recorded between November 14, 2012 and March 18, 2013 Christuskirche Gänsheide, Stuttgart (1st, 3rd, 5th works) and SWR-Funkstudio, Stuttgart (remainder).
Language Sung in English or Latin.
Subject Motets.
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble.
Added Author Hemmi, Tomoko, instrumentalist.
Kruse, Jürgen, 1971- instrumentalist.
Darzins, Andra, instrumentalist.
Stange, Markus, instrumentalist.
Bach, Franz, 1965- instrumentalist.
Müller, Boris, instrumentalist.
Vitzthum, Franz, singer.
Creed, Marcus, conductor.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Motets, mixed voices
Reich, Steve, 1936- Proverb
Cage, John. Five
Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987. Rothko Chapel
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Missa brevis
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Stopwatch and an ordnance map
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart, performer.
Standard No. 4010276026044
Music No. CD 93.306 Hänssler Classic

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