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The Wurst Of Pdq Bach


Release Date: 12/03/1993 
Label:  Vanguard   Catalog #: 719/20   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  P.D.Q. Bach
Performer:  Peter SchickeleRalph FroelichJohn FerranteSeymour Platt,   ... 
Conductor:  Jorge MesterPeter SchickeleJohn Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber OrchestraI Virtuosi di HoopleAmateur Musica Antiqua of Hoople,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Horn and Hardart, S 27 by P.D.Q. Bach
Performer:  Peter Schickele (), Ralph Froelich (French Horn)
Conductor:  Jorge Mester
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 15 Minutes 43 Secs. 
2. Iphigenia in Brooklyn, S 53162 by P.D.Q. Bach
Performer:  John Ferrante (Countertenor), Peter Schickele (), Seymour Platt (Trumpet),
Leonid Hambro (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Jorge Mester
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 10 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. New Horizons in Music Appreciation: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony by P.D.Q. Bach
Conductor:  Peter Schickele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Hoople
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4. Schleptet in E flat major, S 0 by P.D.Q. Bach
Conductor:  Peter Schickele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Hoople
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5. What's My Melodic Line? by P.D.Q. Bach
Conductor:  Peter Schickele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Hoople
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Triumphs of Thusnelda, S 1601: My Bonnie lass she smelleth by P.D.Q. Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amateur Musica Antiqua of Hoople
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. Unbegun Symphony by P.D.Q. Bach
Conductor:  Jorge Mester
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal PDQ Bach Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 4 Secs. 
8. The Stoned Guest: Excerpt(s) by P.D.Q. Bach
Performer:  John Ferrante (Countertenor), Marlena Kleinman (Mezzo Soprano), Lorna Haywood (Soprano),
Peter Schickele (Bass)
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University of Southern North Dakota Orchestra,  Heavy Opera Company
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 20 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Toot Suite, S 3.14: Fugue in C minor "Fuga vulgaris" by P.D.Q. Bach
Performer:  Robert Dennis (Calliope), Peter Schickele (Calliope)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
10. The Seasonings, S 1/2 tsp by P.D.Q. Bach
Performer:  William Woolf (Bass), John Ferrante (Tenor), Marlena Kleinman (Alto),
Lorna Haywood (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jorge Mester
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Okay Chorale,  Royal PDQ Bach Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 22 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 

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