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Author Bolcom, William.

Title Songs of innocence and of experience [sound recording] / William Bolcom.

Imprint [United States] : Naxos, p2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C BOLC SIE U16CD    Available
Description 3 sound discs (2 hr., 17 min., 11 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 021711
Series American classics
American classics (Naxos (Sound recording label))
Note "A musical illumination of the poems of William Blake"--Insert.
Compact discs.
Program notes and texts in English (39 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Disc 1: -- Songs of innocence. Part I. Introduction ; The ecchoing [sic] green ; The lamb -- The shepherd ; Infant joy ; The little black boy -- Part II. Laughing song ; Spring ; A cradle song ; Nurse's song ; Holy Thursday ; The blossom ; Interlude ; The chimney sweeper ; The divine image -- Part III. Nocturne ; Night ; A dream ; On another's sorrow ; The little boy lost ; The little boy found ; Coda. Disc 2: -- Songs of experience, Volume I. Part I. Introduction ; Hear the voice of the bard ; Interlude ; Earth's answer -- Part II. Nurse's song ; The fly ; The tyger ; The little girl lost ; In the southern clime ; The little girl found -- Part III. The clod and the pebble ; The little vagabond ; Holy Thursday ; A poison tree ; The angel ; The sick rose ; To Tirzah. Disc 3: -- Songs of experience, Volume II. Part IV. The voice of the ancient bard ; My pretty rose tree ; Ah! Sun-flower ; The lilly [sic] -- Part V. Introduction to part V ; The garden of love ; A little boy lost ; A little girl lost ; Infant sorrow ; Vocalise -- Part VI. London ; The school-boy ; The chimney sweeper ; The human abstract -- Interlude: voces clamandae ; A divine image.
Performer Christine Brewer, Measha Brueggergosman, Ilana Davidson, Linda Hohenfeld, Carmen Pelton, sopranos ; Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano ; Marietta Simpson, contralto ; Thomas Young, tenor ; Nmon Ford, baritone ; Nathan Lee Graham, speaker/vocals ; Tommy Morgan, harmonica ; Peter "Madcat" Ruth, harmonica and vocals ; Jeremy Kittel, fiddle ; University Musical Society ; University of Michigan School of Music Symphony Orchestra ; Leonard Slatkin, conductor.
Event Live concert recorded Apr. 9-10, 2004, Hill Audtiorium, University of Michigan.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Musical settings.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Added Author Blake, William, 1757-1827.
Brewer, Christine, 1960- Performer.
Brueggergosman, Measha. Performer.
Davidson, Ilana. Performer.
Hohenfeld, Linda. Performer.
Pelton, Carmen. Performer.
Morris, Joan, 1943- Performer.
Simpson, Marietta. Performer.
Young, Thomas, Performer. 1962-
Ford, Nmon. Performer.
Graham, Nathan Lee. Performer.
Morgan, Tommy, 1932- Performer.
Ruth, Madcat. Performer.
Kittel, Jeremy Allan. Performer.
Slatkin, Leonard. Conductor.
University of Michigan. University Musical Society. Performer.
University of Michigan. Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Standard No. 636943921623
Music No. 8.559216-18 (set) Naxos
8.559216 (disc 1) Naxos
8.559217 (disc 2) Naxos
8.559218 (disc 3) Naxos

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