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Author Machover, Tod.

Title Valis [sound recording] : an opera in two parts / by Tod Machover.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Bridge Records, p1988.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage Music CDs    B MACH-T VAL M07CD    Available
 GDL Central Library Music Compact Disc    B MACH-T VAL M07CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (77 min., 31 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011731
Note For live performers and computer-generated sound.
Sung in English.
Based on the novel by Philip K. Dick ; adaptation by the composer, Catherine Ikam, and Bill Raymond ; additional dialogue by Patrick Mason.
Ed. recorded: Ricordi.
Compact disc.
Program notes by the composer, biographical notes, bibliography, and libretto (64 p. : ill.) laid in container.
Contents Explosion and overture (3:22) -- First narrative (3:52) -- Fat's sacrament (1:24) -- Beach scene (2:35) -- Fat's dream (10:20) -- Loneliness transition (3:35) -- Dr. Stone scene (1:31) -- Dr. Stone's aria (3:59) -- Exegesis I (1:29) -- Exegesis II (1:31) -- Gesegnet song (1:38) -- Parsifal narrative (1:40) -- Finale I (2:20) -- VALIS song (4:26) -- Lampton scene (4:21) -- Suffering song (3:48) -- Mini's solo (1:36) -- Sophia's scene (2:42) -- Sophia's aria (6:43) -- Finale II (10:31) -- Slippers song (2:39) -- Final narrative (1:29).
Performer Mary King, Anne Azéma, sopranos ; Janice Felty, mezzo-soprano ; Thomas Bogdan, tenor ; Patrick Mason, Daryl Runswick, baritones ; Terry Edwards, bass ; Arnaud Petit, speaker ; Daniel Ciampolini, percussion ; Emma Stephenson, piano, keyboards ; Tod Machover, conductor.
Event Recorded Feb. 19-25, 1988, Experimental Media Facility, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Subject Operas.
Computer music.
Electronic music.
Added Author King, Mary. Performer. 1934-
Azéma, Anne. Performer.
Felty, Janice. Performer.
Bogdan, Thomas. Performer.
Mason, Patrick. Performer.
Runswick, Daryl, 1946- Performer.
Edwards, Terry, 1939- Performer.
Petit, Arnaud. Performer.
Ciampolini, Daniel. Performer.
Stephenson, Emma. Performer.
Dick, Philip K. Valis.
Music No. BCD 9007 Bridge Records

 
    
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