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Author Partch, Harry, 1901-1974.

Title The Harry Partch collection. Volume 2 [sound recording].

Imprint New York, NY : CRI, p1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    EA PART HPC-2 M52CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (77 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 002521 000229 000248 000956 003551
Series Partch, Harry, 1901-1974. Selections (CRI) ; v. 2.
Note In part for voice and instruments, the instruments principally designed and constructed by the composer.
Compact disc.
The 1st and 5th works originally released as analog discs, by Gate 5 Records (1958) and CRI (SD 213, 1968), respectively; the remaining works not previously released.
Biographical and program notes by Bob Gilmore, and vocal texts (22 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents The wayward (U.S. highball : musical account of a transcontinental hobo trip (25:21) ; San Francisco : a setting of the cries of two newsboys on a foggy night in the twenties (2:29) ; The letter (2:48) ; Barstow : eight hitchhiker inscriptions (9:56)) -- And on the seventh day petals fell in Petaluma (35:51)
Performer In the 1st work: Thomas Coleman, voice ; Gate 5 Ensemble (Evanston) ; Jack McKenzie, conductor. In the 2nd and 3rd: the composer, voice and instruments ; with Danlee Mitchell, Elizabeth Gentry (2nd work), other instrumentalists (3rd work). In the 4th: Harry Partch Ensemble ; Danlee Mitchell, director. In the 5th: Gate 5 Ensemble ; the composer, director.
Event The 1st and 2nd works recorded in Evanston IL, 1958. The 3rd recorded in Encinitas and San Diego CA, 1972; the 4th at Mills Colege, Oakland CA, 1982; the 5th in Petaluma CA, 1964, and Venice CA, 1966.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Songs with instrumental ensemble.
Monologues with music (Instrumental ensemble)
Instrumental ensembles.
Added Author Coleman, Thomas, singer. voc
McKenzie, Jack. Conductor. 1930-2010
Partch, Harry, 1901-1974. voc Instrumentalist. Conductor.
Mitchell, Danlee. Instrumentalist. Conductor.
Gentry, Elizabeth. Instrumentalist.
Partch, Harry, 1901-1974. And on the seventh day petals fell in Petaluma.
Gate 5 Ensemble. Performer.
Harry Partch Ensemble. Performer.
Added Title Wayward
Standard No. 9043807522
Music No. CD 752 CRI

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