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Jacob Druckman: Windows, Dark Upon The Harp, Etc / Weisberg


Release Date: 03/17/1998 
Label:  Composers Recordings, Inc. (Cri)   Catalog #: 781   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jacob Druckman
Performer:  Jan DeGaetaniRichard FitzGordon GottliebHarvey G. Phillips,   ... 
Conductor:  Arthur Weisberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Brass QuintetOrchestra of the 20th Century
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, p.114) - "...Jan de Gaetani perfectly projects the eroticism of the music [of 'Animus II'], an American answer to the similar extroversion of Berio's 'Circles'....'Windows's' huge washes of sound are thrilling, and Druckman punctures the tutti with momentary breaks..."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, p.114) - "...Jan de Gaetani perfectly projects the eroticism of the music [of 'Animus II'], an American answer to the similar extroversion of Berio's 'Circles'....'Windows's' huge washes of sound are thrilling, and Druckman punctures the tutti with momentary breaks..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Animus II by Jacob Druckman
Performer:  Jan DeGaetani (Mezzo Soprano), Richard Fitz (Percussion), Gordon Gottlieb (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968 
Length: 20 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: This composition is scored for mezzo-soprano, percussion and electric tape. 
2.
Dark Upon the Harp by Jacob Druckman
Performer:  Jan DeGaetani (Mezzo Soprano), Harvey G. Phillips (Tuba), Robert Ayers (Percussion),
Gerald Carlyss (Percussion), Robert Nagel (Trumpet), Frederic Mills (Trumpet),
Ralph Froelich (French Horn), David Albert Uber (Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Brass Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USA 
Length: 21 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3.
Windows by Jacob Druckman
Conductor:  Arthur Weisberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the 20th Century
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1981 
Venue:  Whitman Auditorium, Brooklyn College, NY 
Length: 21 Minutes 13 Secs. 

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