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Stock: Lulie The Iceberg / Waterston, Frank, Ma, Winter


Release Date: 05/25/1999 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 61665   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jeffrey Stock
Performer:  Yo-Yo MaSam WaterstonPamela FrankPaul Winter
Conductor:  Derrick Inouye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke'sBetty Baisch's Choral Associates
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Jeffrey Stock's 'Lulie the Iceberg' is a kindred spirit to Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf.' Stock's music enhances the children's story by Her Imperial Highness Princess Hisako of Takamado. Her Majesty's tale tells the story of an innocent and brave iceberg named Lulie as he embarks on an ocean journey. Stock's music calls on some renowned soloists--Yo-Yo Ma on cello, Pamela Frank on violin, Paul Winter on saxophone--and the Orchestra of St. Luke's to portray Lulie and his friends. Actor Sam Waterston narrates the tale with his customary warmth.
'Lulie the Iceberg' is miles ahead of the usual fare presented for children. The music is interesting for listeners both young and old, especially the beautiful work for chorus singing in
Read more Greenlandic. The soloists of course are superb, and Waterston tells the tale in an engaging manner that never patronizes. If you are interested in introducing your child to the world of classical music, there is no better recording available. 'Lulie' will stimulate the hearts and minds of people of all ages. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Lulie the Iceberg by Jeffrey Stock
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Sam Waterston (Spoken Vocals), Pamela Frank (Violin),
Paul Winter (Saxophone)
Conductor:  Derrick Inouye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Betty Baisch's Choral Associates
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 11/03/1998 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 59 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection contains several choral passages in the Greenlandic language. 

Sound Samples

Meerara, marluliara (Voice)
"Listen, for we have a tale to tell. A simple tale about an iceberg - Lulie..." (Voice)
"His friends gathered around him. 'Don't go' said the Polar Bear..." (Voice)
"The clown-faced Puffins had a ride..." (Voice)
"The Dolphins kept up a friendly chatter and took turns pulling..." (Voice)
"The Winds felt sorry for him. 'We will blow you across the equator...'" / Ataasiusimagaluaq (Voice)
"'Stop! Please stop!' The Winds stopped blowing and the waves calmed down..." (Voice)
"At night the moon and stars would whisper sweet words of encouragement..." (Voice)
"Many days passed...He turned to find his friends the Humpback Whales..." (Voice)
"Drifting past the coast of Brazil, Lulie was blissfully happy..." (Voice)
"The Southern Humpback Whales came to greet him..." (Voice)
"It was then that Lulie heard the voices. 'It's the Elders...!'" / Meerara, marluliara (Voice)

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