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I Build An House - Foss: Vocal Music / Gregg Smith Singers


Release Date: 06/26/2001 
Label:  Composers Recordings, Inc. (Cri)   Catalog #: 880   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Lukas Foss
Performer:  Thomas SchmidtRonald ForsmoJay WilloughbyRosalind Rees,   ... 
Conductor:  Gregg Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith SingersGregg Smith Singers womenGregg Smith Vocal Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Behold, I build an house by Lukas Foss
Performer:  Thomas Schmidt (Organ)
Conductor:  Gregg Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Holy Trinity Church, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Adon olom by Lukas Foss
Performer:  Thomas Schmidt (Organ), Ronald Forsmo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gregg Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Holy Trinity Church, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Hebrew 
3.
Introductions and Good-Byes by Lukas Foss
Performer:  Jay Willoughby (Baritone)
Conductor:  Gregg Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 9 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Airs (3) for Frank O'Hara's Angel by Lukas Foss
Performer:  Rosalind Rees (Soprano), Joseph Passaro (Percussion), Lukas Foss (Spoken Vocals),
David Starobin (Mandolin), Oresta Cybriwsky (Piano)
Conductor:  Gregg Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith Singers women
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1976 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 9 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
And then the rocks on the mountain began to shout by Lukas Foss
Conductor:  Gregg Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; USA 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Holy Trinity Church, New York City 
Length: 12 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
De profundis by Lukas Foss
Performer:  Drew Martin (Tenor), Megan Friar (Alto), Rosalind Rees (Soprano),
Joseph Neal (Bass)
Conductor:  Gregg Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith Vocal Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  SUNY Purchase, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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