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Author Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009- Composer. Narrator.

Title I build an house [sound recording] : vocal music of Lukas Foss.

Imprint New York, NY : CRI, p2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C FOSS BIB S80CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (58 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 001126 000514 000920 000921 001242 000949
Note Principally for chorus, in part with soloists; various accompaniments, or unacc. The 3rd work is an opera; libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti.
Compact disc; in part analog recording.
Biographical and program notes, by Watson Bosler and the composer, and vocal texts with English translations ([14] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Behold I build an house (11:26) -- Adon olom (5:14) -- Introductions and good-byes (9:20) -- Three airs on O'Hara's Angel (9:21) -- "... and then the rocks on the mountains begin to shout" (12:42) -- De profundis (9:49)
Performer In the 1st-3rd and 5th works: Gregg Smith Singers ; Gregg Smith, conductor ; with Ronald Forsmo, tenor (2nd work) ; Jay Willoughby, baritone (3rd work) ; Thomas Schmidt, organ (1st-2nd works). In the 4th work: women of the Gregg Smith Singers ; with Rosalind Rees, soprano ; Lukas Foss, narrator ; David Starobin, mandolin ; Joseph Passaro, percussion ; Oresta Cybriwsky, piano ; Gregg Smith, conductor. In the 6th work: Gregg Smith Singers Quartet ; Gregg Smith, conductor.
Event Recorded in New York City, the 1st and 2nd works in 1997, the 3rd and 4th in 1976, the 5th in 1988, the 6th in 1994.
Language Sung in English, Hebrew or Latin.
Subject Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with organ.
Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with instrumental ensemble.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Added Author Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007- Librettist.
Smith, Gregg. Conductor.
Forsmo, Ronald. voc
Willoughby, Jay. voc
Schmidt, Thomas, 1946- Instrumentalist.
Rees, Rosalind. voc
Starobin, David. Instrumentalist.
Passaro, Joseph. Instrumentalist.
Cybriwsky, Oresta. Instrumentalist.
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009- Behold! I build an house.
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009- Adon olom.
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009- Introductions and goodbyes.
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009- Airs for Frank O'Hara's angel.
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009- Then the rocks on the mountain begin to shout.
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009- De profundis.
Gregg Smith Singers. Performer.
Gregg Smith Vocal Quartet. Performer.
Added Title Vocal music of Lukas Foss
Vocal music. Selections
Standard No. 090438088022
Music No. CD 880 CRI

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