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Author Previn, André, 1929-

Title Diversions [sound recording] ; Songs / André Previn.

Imprint Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York, NY : Distributed by Universal Music & Video Distribution, p2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    EA PREV DIV P28CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (56:39) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 002430 000922 000450 001104 000653
Note Originally the 2nd work for voice and piano, the 3rd, for voice, violoncello, and piano; the 5th work is a song cycle.
Eds. recorded: G. Schirmer (1st and 4th-5th works); Chester Music (2nd-3rd works).
Compact disc.
Program notes by Marc Mandel, biographical notes, and texts (16 p. : ports.) laid in container.
Contents Diversions (24:30) -- Sallie Chisum remembers Billy the Kid / text, Michael Ondaatje (9:22) -- Vocalise (Moray Welsh, violoncello) (4:50) -- Giraffes go to Hamburg / text, Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) (Renée Siebert, alto flute) (11:04) -- Three Dickinson songs / texts, Emily Dickinson (6:53).
Performer Barbara Bonney (2nd-3rd works), Renée Fleming (4th-5th works), sopranos ; Wiener Philharmoniker (1st work) ; London Symphony Orchestra (2nd-3rd works) ; André Previn, conductor (1st-3rd works), piano (4th-5th works).
Event Recorded live, May 2000, in Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna (1st work); May 2000, at the American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York (4th-5th works); and June 2000, at Abbey Road Studios, London (2nd-3rd works).
Subject Ondaatje, Michael, 1943- -- Musical settings.
Billy, the Kid -- Songs and music.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 -- Musical settings.
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Musical settings.
Orchestral music.
Songs (High voice) with orchestra.
Vocalises (High voice) with orchestra.
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Songs (High voice) with piano.
Song cycles.
Genre/Form Live sound recordings
Added Author Bonney, Barbara. Performer.
Fleming, Renée. Performer.
Previn, André, 1929- Conductor. Performer.
Welsh, Moray. Performer.
Siebert, Renée. Performer.
Previn, André, 1929- Diversions.
Previn, André, 1929- Sallie Chisum remembers Billy the Kid; arr.
Previn, André, 1929- Vocalise, instrumental ensemble acc.; arr.
Previn, André, 1929- Giraffe goes to Hamburg.
Previn, André, 1929- Dickinson songs.
Wiener Philharmoniker. Performer.
London Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Added Title Selections
ISBN $18.98
Standard No. 028947102823
Music No. 289 471 028-2 Deutsche Grammophon

 
    
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