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Author Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.

Title An American soldier's tale [sound recording] = Histoire du soldat / music by Igor Stravinsky ; libretto by Kurt Vonnegut.

Imprint Tempe, Ariz. : Summit Records, p2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Music, CDs    CD K AMER AST A 32    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 004300 001600
Note The 1st work is a music theater piece; the 2nd work is an arrangement, by the composer, of 5 movements from Histoire du soldat.
Compact disc.
Durations: 43:00; 16:00.
Program notes by A. Robert Johnson, Harry James Cargas, and John M. Laverty ([8] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
"Parental advisory, explicit content"--Container.
Contents An American soldier's tale = Histoire du soldat. The general's introduction ; The soldier's march ; Airs by a stream ; The soldier's march, reprise 1 ; Pastorale ; Airs by a stream, reprise ; The soldier's march, reprise 2 ; Royal march ; Little concert ; Three dances: tango, waltz, ragtime ; The devil's dance ; Little chorale ; The devil's song ; Grand chorale ; Triumphal march of the devil -- Suite for clarinet, violin, and piano. Marche du soldat ; Le violon du soldat ; Petit concert ; Tango-valse-rag ; La danse du diable.
Performer In the 1st work: American Chamber Winds (violin, clarinet, bassoon, cornet, trombone, bass, percussion); actors: Joseph Alessi, Jr. (Private Eddie Slovik); David Baker (the General); Max Strum (the M.P.); Madeline Huffman (Caroline, the Red Cross nurse); David A. Waybright, conductor. In the 2nd work: Todd Reynolds, violin; Evan Ziporyn, clarinet; Andrew Russo, piano.
Event Recorded May 28-30 and Sept. 13, 2008, at the Belfer Recording Studio, Syracuse University (1st work), and May 17, 2008, at Setnor Auditorium, Syracuse University (2nd work).
Language The 1st work performed in English.
Subject Slovik, Edward Donald, 1920-1945 -- Songs and music.
Music theater.
Suites (Piano, clarinet, violin), Arranged.
Added Author Vonnegut, Kurt. Librettist.
Alessi, Joseph. Actor.
Baker, David. Actor.
Strum, Max. Actor.
Huffman, Madeline. Actor.
Waybright, David A. Conductor.
Reynolds, Todd. Instrumentalist.
Ziporyn, Evan. Instrumentalist.
Russo, Andrew. Instrumentalist.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Histoire du soldat. Selections; arranged.
American Chamber Winds. Performer.
Added Title Histoire du soldat
Histoire du soldat (American soldier's tale)
Standard No. 099402532929
Music No. DCD 532 Summit Records

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