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Milken Archive - Jewish Operas Vol 2


Release Date: 11/21/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8559450   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  David SchiffElie SiegmeisterHugo Weisgall
Performer:  Gary MossTheodore BikelMegan BesleyNicholas Phan,   ... 
Conductor:  Kenneth KieslerGerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera OrchestraUniversity Of Michigan Opera ChorusSeattle Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Gimpel the Fool: Lullaby by David Schiff
Performer:  Gary Moss (Baritone), Theodore Bikel (Spoken Vocals), Megan Besley (Soprano),
Nicholas Phan (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kenneth Kiesler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera Orchestra,  University Of Michigan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Gimpel the Fool: Pantomime by David Schiff
Performer:  Theodore Bikel (Spoken Vocals), Gary Moss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Kenneth Kiesler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera Orchestra,  University Of Michigan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Gimpel the Fool: Bread Song by David Schiff
Performer:  Michael Gallant (Tenor), Gary Moss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Kenneth Kiesler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera Orchestra,  University Of Michigan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1975 - 1976).
Composition revised: USA (1979 - 1980).
Composition revised: USA (1985). 
4.
Gimpel the Fool: Night Music by David Schiff
Performer:  Megan Besley (Soprano), Gary Moss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Kenneth Kiesler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera Orchestra,  University Of Michigan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1975 - 1976).
Composition revised: USA (1979 - 1980).
Composition revised: USA (1985). 
5.
Gimpel the Fool: Gimpel and the Goat by David Schiff
Performer:  Alissa Mercurio Rowe (Soprano), Megan Besley (Soprano), Gary Moss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Kenneth Kiesler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera Orchestra,  University Of Michigan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1975 - 1976).
Composition revised: USA (1979 - 1980).
Composition revised: USA (1985). 
6.
Gimpel the Fool: Elka's "Gvald" by David Schiff
Performer:  Megan Besley (Soprano), Gary Moss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Kenneth Kiesler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera Orchestra,  University Of Michigan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1975 - 1976).
Composition revised: USA (1979 - 1980).
Composition revised: USA (1985). 
7.
Gimpel the Fool: The Divorce by David Schiff
Performer:  Megan Besley (Soprano), Gary Moss (Baritone), Nicholas Phan (Tenor),
Theodore Bikel (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Kenneth Kiesler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera Orchestra,  University Of Michigan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1975 - 1976).
Composition revised: USA (1979 - 1980).
Composition revised: USA (1985). 
8.
Gimpel the Fool: Gimpel's Monologue by David Schiff
Performer:  Gary Moss (Baritone), Theodore Bikel (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Kenneth Kiesler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University Of Michigan Opera Orchestra,  University Of Michigan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1975 - 1976).
Composition revised: USA (1979 - 1980).
Composition revised: USA (1985). 
9.
The Lady of the Lake: Scene 5 "Welcome, Mr. Freeman" by Elie Siegmeister
Performer:  Carol Meyer (Soprano), Robert McPherson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1985; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/2000 
Venue:  Bastyr University Chapel, Seattle, WA 
Length: 9 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
The Lady of the Lake: Interlude by Elie Siegmeister
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1985; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/2000 
Venue:  Bastyr University Chapel, Seattle, WA 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
11.
The Lady of the Lake: Scene 6 "She lied to me" by Elie Siegmeister
Performer:  Robert McPherson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1985; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/2000 
Venue:  Bastyr University Chapel, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
The Lady of the Lake: Scene 7 "So you have come here again" by Elie Siegmeister
Performer:  Carol Meyer (Soprano), Markus DeLoach (Baritone), Robert McPherson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1985; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/2000 
Venue:  Bastyr University Chapel, Seattle, WA 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Esther: Act I, Scene 8 - Did any queen have more? by Hugo Weisgall
Performer:  Juliana Gondek (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1993; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Esther: Act III, Scene 2 by Hugo Weisgall
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1993; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
15.
Esther: Act III, Scene 10 by Hugo Weisgall
Performer:  Ted Christopher (Baritone), Juliana Gondek (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1993; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Gimpel the Fool: Act II Scene 10: Lullaby (Badkhn, Gimpel, Elka, Rabbi)
Gimpel the Fool: Act II Scene 11: Pantomime (Badkhn, Gimpel)
Gimpel the Fool: Act II Scene 11a: Bread Song (Gimpel, Apprentice)
Gimpel the Fool: Act II Scene 11b: Night Music (Gimpel, Townspeople, Elka)
Gimpel the Fool: Act II Scene 11c: Gimpel and the Goat (Gimpel, Goat, Elka)
Gimpel the Fool: Act II Scene 11d: Elka's "Gvald" (Elka, Townspeople, Gimpel)
Gimpel the Fool: Act II Scene 11e: The Divorce (Badkhn, Gimpel, Rabbi, Townspeople, Elka)
Gimpel the Fool: Act II Scene 11f: Gimpel's Monologue (Gimpel, Badkhn)
The Lady of the Lake: Scene 5: Welcome, Mr. Freeman (Isabella, Blumberg)
The Lady of the Lake: Interlude
The Lady of the Lake: Scene 6: She lied to me (Blumberg)
The Lady of the Lake: Scene 7: So you come here again (Ernesto, Blumberg, Isabella)
Esther: Act I Scene 8 (excerpt): Did any queen have more? ()
Esther: Act III Scene 2: Wild Dance
Esther: Act III Scene 10: Susa sleeps a sleep (, Xerxes)

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