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Mayer: A Death In The Family / Gilbert, Msm


Release Date: 06/27/2000 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 395   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William Mayer
Performer:  Henry StentaBert K. JohnsonJulie CrossJennifer Goode,   ... 
Conductor:  David Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manhattan School of Music Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 58 Mins. 

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A Death in the Family by William Mayer
Performer:  Henry Stenta (), Bert K. Johnson (), Julie Cross (),
Jennifer Goode (), Ian Samplin (), Ted Schmitz (),
Deborah Lifton (), John Bischoff (), Darrell Babidge (),
Christianne Rushton (), Ethan Watermeier (), Deborah Domanski (),
Daniel Gross (), Jennifer Powell (), Carissa Kett (),
Carl Kranz (), Jay Glazer (), Gabriel Levi (),
Robert Wickstrom (), Stanford Felix (), Oshin Gregorian (),
Marcos Vigil (), Yanni Amouris (), Amanda Nisenson (),
Eric Catania (), Rob Gildon (), Ted Huffman (),
Kyle Barisich ()
Conductor:  David Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manhattan School of Music Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1999 
Venue:  Live  Manhattan School of Music, New York City 
Length: 118 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

A Death in the Family: Act I: Prologue: Every time the sun goes down (Distant voices, Aunt Hannah, A Boy's Voice, Andrew, Voices, Jay, Rufus)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 1: Hey, little boy, what's your name? (Boy 1, Rufus, 3 Boys, Jay)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 2: One mother: thats all the good Lord gave us ... (Sentimental Drunk, Bartender, Jay, Rufus, Neighbor, The Others, Banjo Player, Voices)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 2: Aria: Gone! the mountains, the shaddy hills (Jay, Voices, Voice of Jesse)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 3: Damn! (Mary, Catherine, Joel, Aunt Hannah)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 3: What a lovely night, Hmm ... (Mary, Father Jackson, Jay, Rufus)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 4: They're here, they're here! (Rufus, Mary, Jay, Ralph, Sally, Jesse, John Henry, Sadie, The Others, Voices, Solo Voice, Distant Voice)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 4: By golly, that's it! (Ralph, Jay, Sally, John Henry, Mary, Sadie, Rufus, Voices, Solo Voice, The Others)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 5: Lord, how my baby has grown! (Victoria, Rufus, Voices)
A Death in the Family: Act I Scene 6: Hi, Mama! (Rufus, Mary, Jay, Voice of Father Jackson, Voices in the Distance)
A Death in the Family: Act II Scene 1: Ah! Child, child, child, come near (Voices of Darkness)
A Death in the Family: Act II Scene 1: Daddy! (Rufus, Jay, Voices, Voice of Jesse, Voice of Ralph)
A Death in the Family: Act II Scene 1: Who is it? What the hell! (Jay, Mary, Voices of a Small Town Choir, A Boy's Voice)
A Death in the Family: Act II Scene 2: Now who the hell at this hour? (Jay, Mary)
A Death in the Family: Act II Scene 3: Nashly, calling Nashly, Mister Nashly (Loudspeaker Voice, Aunt Hannah, Rufus, Prissy Salesman, Sales Helper, Mr. Nashly, Gruff Clerk, Fantasy Coronation Chorus, Voice of Father Jackson
A Death in the Family: Act III Scene 1: Why doesn't he come? (Mary, Rufus) - Interlude: What time is it, Aunt Hannah? (Mary, Aunt Hannah, Andrew)
A Death in the Family: Act III Scene 2: Mary, Mother of God, pray for her ... (Aunt Hannah, Catherine, Mary, Joel, Andrew, Sally)
A Death in the Family: Act III Scene 2: Ensemble: Who shall tell the sorrow (Sally, The Others, Mary, Aunt Hannah, Joel, Boy's Voice)
A Death in the Family: Act III Scene 3: My Daddy's dead. My daddy's dead (Rufus, Stranger, Aunt Hannah, Jay's Ghost, Mary, Victoria)
A Death in the Family: Act III Scene 4: Priggish, mealy- mouthed son-of-a-bitch! (Andrew, Catherine, Jay's Voice)
A Death in the Family: Act III Scene 5: Look at the basin, the eye there, look! (Voices in Rufus' Nightmare, Rufus, Jay's Voice, Aunt Hannah, Andrew's Voice, Other Voices)

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