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Author Partch, Harry, 1901-1974.

Title The Harry Partch collection. Volume 4 [sound recording].

Imprint New York, NY : CRI, p1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    EA PART BEW G54CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (74 min., 43 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011443
Series Partch, Harry, 1901-1974. Selections (CRI) ; v. 4.
Note "A dance-satire"--Container.
For female solo voice, chorus, and instrumental ensemble.
Originally released on the composer's Gate 5 label.
Compact disc.
Analog recording.
"Rechanneled for stereo."--Insert.
Program notes and synopsis by the composer ([16] p. : port.) inserted in container.
Contents Prologue : The lost musicians mix magic (18:08) -- Three undergrads become transfigured in a Hong Kong music hall (5:30) -- Exercises in harmony and counterpoint are tried in a court of ancient ritual (5:07) -- The romancing of a pathological liar comes to an inspired end (5:33) -- A soul tormented by contemporary music finds a humanizing alchemy (5:39) -- Visions fill the eyes of a defeated basketball team in the shower room (4:20) -- Euphoria descends a Sausalito stairway (4:17) -- Two detectives on the trail of a tricky culprit turn in their badges (5:32) -- A court in its own contempt rises to a motherly apotheosis (5:27) -- A lost political soul finds himself among the voteless women of paradise (5:57) -- The cognoscenti are plunged into a demonic descent while at cocktails ; Epilogue (9:18).
Performer Freda Schell as the witch ; University of Illinois Musical Ensemble ; John Garvey, conductor.
Event Recorded 1957 at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Subject Ballets.
Added Author Pierce, Freda. Performer.
Garvey, John. Conductor.
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Musical Ensemble. Performer.
Added Title Bewitched
Standard No. 904387542
Music No. CD 754 CRI

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