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21st Century Classics - Balada: Hangman, Town Of Greed


Release Date: 10/22/2002 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557090   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leonardo Balada
Performer:  Elizabeth SederburgAnthony McKayStephen NeelyPatrick Jacobs,   ... 
Conductor:  Colman Pearce
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Carnegie Mellon University Contemporary EnsemblePittsburgh Camerata
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Hangman, Hangman by Leonardo Balada
Performer:  Elizabeth Sederburg (Mezzo Soprano), Anthony McKay (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Neely (Bass),
Patrick Jacobs (Baritone), James Longmire (Tenor), Robert Fire (Bass Baritone),
Natalya Kraevsky (Soprano)
Conductor:  Colman Pearce
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Carnegie Mellon University Contemporary Ensemble,  Pittsburgh Camerata
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/2001 
Venue:  Kresge Recital Hall, Carnegie Mellon U. 
Length: 44 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Town of Greed by Leonardo Balada
Performer:  Natalya Kraevsky (Soprano), Patrick Jacobs (Baritone), Stephen Neely (Bass),
Robert Fire (Bass Baritone), Elizabeth Sederburg (Mezzo Soprano), James Longmire (Tenor),
Robert Frankenberry (Spoken Vocals), Linda Shaw (Spoken Vocals), Craig Raymaley (Spoken Vocals),
Rose Dorsey (Spoken Vocals), Petra Dierkes-Thrun (Spoken Vocals), Craig Raymaley (Bass),
Adrian Rollett (Bass), Roy Matway (Bass), Kenn Kumpf (Bass),
Paul Nicolaysen (Bass), Ja-Nae Duane (Alto), Gary Koehler (Baritone),
Jim Means (Baritone), Robert Frankenberry (Baritone)
Conductor:  Colman Pearce
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Carnegie Mellon University Contemporary Ensemble,  Pittsburgh Camerata
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/2001 
Venue:  Kresge Recital Hall, Carnegie Mellon U. 
Length: 32 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Hangman! Hangman!: Prologue
Hangman! Hangman!: Introduction
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 1: The Sheriff and the Hangman enter
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 1: "Wait! Gimme a break..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 2: Sheriff and Hangman announce entrance of Johnny's Mother
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 2: Duet - "Have you brought me silver?"
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 2: "Let's get him..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 3: "Hangman, slack your rope..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 3: Sheriff, Hangman and Townspeople "Let's check that i'ts not a lie..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 3: "Sorry sonny Johnny..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 4: Instrumental section
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 4: "Hangman, slack your rope..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 4: "Wait! I'm his sweetheart..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 4: "No waiting..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Scene 4: "I don't ask your forgiveness..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Finale: "Nonsense..."
Hangman! Hangman!: Finale: "Viva Johnny!!"
Hangman! Hangman!: Finale: "What the heck!..."
The Town of Greed: Part I: Prelude
The Town of Greed: Part I Scene I: "Petting my cigar..."
The Town of Greed: Part I: Deals - "Hi Mr. Johnny"
The Town of Greed: Part I: Lento: "In my dreams I rode high..."
The Town of Greed: Part I: A deal - "I'm Tokopoko"
The Town of Greed: Part I: "I am your sweetheart..."
The Town of Greed: Part I: "Sorry sweetheart..."
The Town of Greed: Part I: Johnny, back in his office with Mother, Father and Sweetheart
The Town of Greed: Part II: "There is trouble in town..."
The Town of Greed: Part II: "Let's hang him at once..."
The Town of Greed: Part II: "Quiet everyone..."
The Town of Greed: Part II: Lento molto - Finale love duet: "I love you"
The Town of Greed: Part II: Piu Mosso: "Pull him..."
The Town of Greed: Part II: Epilogue

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