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Corporate Author Smith Quartet. Performer.

Title Ghost stories [sound recording].

Imprint Perivale, Mddlx., U.K. : Signum Classics, p2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    F COLL GS S88CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (74 min., 47 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 001513 001713 001457 000445 002246
Note Compact disc.
The 1st work for string quartet and electronic tape; the 2nd work for string quartet and live electronics; the 3rd work, a chance composition performed in a shortened version written for the Smith Quartet, incorporates pre-recorded sound, including the reminiscences of two survivors of the sinking of the Titanic.
Program notes, in part by the composers, biographical notes on the performers, and text of 2nd work (11 p. : port.) in container.
Contents Hambledon Hill / Tim Souster (15:13) -- The old woman of Beare / Michael Alcorn (Annie McCartney, narrator) (17:03) -- The sinking of the Titanic / Gavin Bryars (14:57) -- Memento / James MacMillan (4:45) -- String quartet no.1 : in memoriam-- / Stephen Montague (22:46).
Performer Smith Quartet (Ian Humphries, Darragh Morgan, violins ; Nic Pendlebury, viola ; Deirdre Cooper, violoncello).
Event Recorded May 29, June 4, 25, and July 3-7, 2006, Trinity College of Music, London.
Subject Titanic (Steamship) -- Songs and music.
Quintets (Electronics, violins (2), viola, violoncello)
Monologues with music (Instrumental ensemble)
String quartets.
Aleatory music.
Hambledon Hill Site (England) -- Songs and music.
Added Author Souster, Tim. Hambledon Hill.
Alcorn, Michael. Old woman of Beare.
Bryars, Gavin. Sinking of the Titanic.
MacMillan, James, 1959- Memento.
Montague, Stephen. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1.
Standard No. 00635212008829
Music No. SIGCD088 Signum Classics

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