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Gay American Composers Vol 2


Release Date: 05/20/1997 
Label:  Composers Recordings, Inc. (Cri)   Catalog #: 750   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Henry CowellHarry PartchSamuel BarberMarc Blitzstein,   ... 
Performer:  Henry CowellDavid ReidDick SchleppeHarry Partch,   ... 
Conductor:  Lukas FossJames Bolle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gate 5 EnsembleBrooklyn Philharmonic OrchestraNew Hampshire Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Aeolian Harp by Henry Cowell
Performer:  Henry Cowell (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USA 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2. The Banshee by Henry Cowell
Performer:  Henry Cowell (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3. The Lilt of the Reel by Henry Cowell
Performer:  Henry Cowell (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
4. Ulysses at the Edge of the World by Harry Partch
Performer:  David Reid (Baritone Saxophone), David Reid (Voice), Dick Schleppe (Alto Saxophone),
Harry Partch (Percussion), Harry Partch (Marimba), Danlee Mitchell (Percussion),
Danlee Mitchell (Marimba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gate 5 Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Evanston, Illinois 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
5. Excursions (4) for Piano, Op. 20 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Zola Shaulis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 46 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Piano: 1st movement, Moderato molto by Marc Blitzstein
Performer:  Michael Barrett (Piano)
Conductor:  Lukas Foss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7. Sonata for Violin and Piano: 1st movement, Moderate tempo by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Hilde Somer (Piano), Carroll Glenn (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 25 Secs. 
8. Symphony no 3: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Virgil Thomson
Conductor:  James Bolle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
9. Symphony no 3: 2nd movement, Tempo di valzer by Virgil Thomson
Conductor:  James Bolle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
10. Quartet for Strings no 2, Op. 35 by Ben Weber
Performer:  Claus Adam (Cello), Walter Trampler (Viola), Broadus Earle (Violin),
Matthew Raimondi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Music Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 40 Secs. 
11. Ryoanji by John Cage
Performer:  Jeffrey Krieger (Cello), Jeffrey Krieger (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983-1985; USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Glastonbury, Connceticut 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
12. Frail Demons: Dance no 1 by Alwin Nikolais
Performer:  Alwin Nikolais (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
13. Tribe: Dance no 2 by Alwin Nikolais
Performer:  Alwin Nikolais (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
14. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 13 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 

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