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Author Partch, Harry, 1901-1974.

Title Bitter music [sound recording] / Partch.

Imprint New Rochelle, NY : Bridge, p2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    F PART BM S26CD    Available
Description 3 sound discs (197 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Music of Harry Partch ; v. 1
Partch, Harry, 1901-1974. Works. 2011; v. 1.
Note Excerpts from Partch's travel journal combined with music notated or mentioned in it.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Bob Gilmore, biographical notes on the performers, and partial texts, all in English ([44] p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Disc A (70:06): Preface -- June 11, 1935: Santa Rosa, California -- June 15: Harrington Ranch, San Joaquin Delta -- June 24: Today is my birthday-- -- London, October 1934 -- By the rivers of Babylon -- I draw my last bow, and there is silence-- -- Wimbledon, London, March 1935.
Disc B (61:55): Harrington Ranch, June 24, 1935 -- July 20: Heading north, between Sacramento and Redding -- July 25: Blue Ox Lodge, Seattle, Washington -- August 5: Toledo -- August 11: SERA Camp, Ingot -- September 1: Cisco.
Disc C (64:35): October 22: Nearing Monterey -- Letter from Hobo Pablo -- Near Lodi I cut the huge Tokays-- -- October 24: Leaving Big Sur -- October 30: Big Creek -- November 15: Leaving Santa Barbara -- December?, 1935: Night; Four black walls -- February 1, 1936: San Bernardino -- Postlude: Harry Partch on Bitter music, Encinitas, 1969.
Performer Partch (John Schneider, subjective voice, adapted viola, adapted guitar ; Gary Eister, objective voice, piano ; Richard Valitutto, piano ; Paul West, kithara).
Event Recorded July-Aug. 2010, Second Story Studio, Venice, Calif. and July 2010, Architecture, Los Angeles.
Language Performed in English.
Subject Partch, Harry, 1901-1974 -- Interviews.
Monologues with music (Voice with instrumental ensemble)
Songs with instrumental ensemble.
Microtonal music.
United States -- Description and travel.
London (England) -- Description and travel.
Added Author Partch (Musical group) Performer.
Added Title Works. Selections
Standard No. 090404934926
Music No. BRIDGE 9349 Bridge
9349 Bridge
BCD9349 Bridge

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