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Author Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991-

Title Elie Siegmeister [sound recording].

Imprint New York, NY : CRI, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage Music CDs    D SIEG WL K14CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (72 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 002542 000834 002309 001357 000915
Series CRI American masters
Note Principally songs; piano or ensemble acc.
Compact disc; analog recording.
Originally released as analog discs, CRI SD 416 and 532 (1979, 1986)
Notes by Alan Mandel and the composer, and vocal texts (23 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Ways of love. Come lie with me and be my love ; See it was like this when ; Love letters, unmailed ; Someone who used to have someone ; Fired ; may i feel (15:42) -- Langston Hughes songs. Ballad of Adam & Eve ; Motto ; Hope ; Question ; Life is fine (8:34) -- String quartet no. 3 (on Hebrew themes) (23:09) -- Madame to you. Madame and the census man ; Madame and the minister ; Madame and daughter ; Madame and the rent man ; Madame and the fortune teller ; Madame and the number runner ; Madame and the wrong visitor (13:57) -- The face of war. Official notice ; Listen here, Joe ; Peace ; The dove ; War (9:15)
Performer In the 1st work: Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, soprano ; unidentified ensemble. In the 2nd: Charles Williams, baritone ; Washington Music Ensemble ; Joel Lazar, conductor. In the 3rd: Primavera String Quartet. In the 4th-5th: Esther Hinds, soprano ; Alan Mandel, piano.
Event The 1st-2nd works recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington D.C., Sept. 4, 1984; the remainder recorded in New York, Dec. 1978 and June 1979.
Language Sung in English; texts by Langston Hughes and others.
Subject Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Musical settings.
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble.
String quartets.
Songs (High voice) with piano.
Added Author Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth. voc
Williams, Charles, (Baritone. voc
Lazar, Joel. Conductor.
Hinds, Esther. voc
Mandel, Alan, 1935- Instrumentalist.
Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991- Ways of love.
Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991- Langston Hughes songs.
Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991- Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 3.
Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991- Madam to you.
Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991- Face of war.
Washington Music Ensemble. Performer.
Primavera String Quartet. Performer.
Added Title Works. Selections
Standard No. 090438081429
Music No. CD 814 CRI

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