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Gay American Composers


Release Date: 05/21/1996 
Label:  Composers Recordings, Inc. (Cri)   Catalog #: 721   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert HelpsLee HoibyLou HarrisonChester Biscardi,   ... 
Performer:  Robert HelpsLee HoibyPeter StewartJoan Jeanrenaud,   ... 
Conductor:  Bradley LubmanWilliam Hibbard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Three Hommages for Piano: no 2, Hommage à Rachmaninoff by Robert Helps
Performer:  Robert Helps (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; USA 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Morrisound Recording, Tampa, Florida 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
2.
I was there: no 2, I was there by Lee Hoiby
Performer:  Lee Hoiby (Piano), Peter Stewart (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1993 
Venue:  Rutgers Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Lee Hoiby 
3.
String Quartet Set: Variations by Lou Harrison
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin),
Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978-1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, San Francisco 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
4.
String Quartet Set: Estampe by Lou Harrison
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin),
Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978-1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Fantasy Studios, San Francisco 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5.
Incitation to desire by Chester Biscardi
Performer:  Anthony de Mare (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/12/1993 
Venue:  Recital Hall, SUNY Purchase, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6.
Nantucket Songs (10): no 2, The Dance by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Phyllis Bryn-Julson (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978-1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/30/1979 
Venue:  Live  Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Nantucket Songs (10): no 3, Nantucket by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Phyllis Bryn-Julson (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978-1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/30/1979 
Venue:  Live  Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress 
Length: 1 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
Nantucket Songs (10): no 4, Go, lovely rose by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Phyllis Bryn-Julson (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978-1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/30/1979 
Venue:  Live  Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Nantucket Songs (10): no 10, The Dancer by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Phyllis Bryn-Julson (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978-1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/30/1979 
Venue:  Live  Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Fantasy Pieces for Piano by David Del Tredici
Performer:  David Del Tredici (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Eras Recording Studios, New York City 
Length: 9 Minutes 28 Secs. 
11.
Two Quartets "desire, movement, love, stillness" by Robert Maggio
Performer:  Jonathan Spitz (Cello), Fred Sherry (Cello), Kathleen Nester (Flute),
Bart Feller (Flute)
Conductor:  Bradley Lubman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
12.
Insertions: In the department of love by Conrad Cummings
Performer:  Larry Adams (Baritone), Dora Ohrenstein (Soprano), Gregory Fulkerson (Violin),
Daryl Goldberg (Cello), Andrew Sterman (), Conrad Cummings (Keyboard)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  The Living Room, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Bass Trombone, Bass Clarinet, Harp by William Hibbard
Performer:  John English (Bass Trombone), Charles West (Bass Clarinet), Moller Forman (Harp)
Conductor:  William Hibbard
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 1 Secs. 
14.
Transform (Stream): Excerpt(s) by Jerry Hunt
Performer:  Jerry Hunt (Voice), Jerry Hunt (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
15.
Serenade for Betty Freeman and Franco Assetto by Lou Harrison
Performer:  Robert Neilson (Gamelan), Lou Harrison (Gamelan), Jacqueline Wiebe (Gamelan),
Richard Vosper (Gamelan), Cindy Otterness (Gamelan), Andrew Ostwald (Gamelan),
Trish Neilson (Gamelan), William Colvig (Gamelan), Larry Calame (Gamelan),
Lou Harrison (Flute), Alice Dahl (Gamelan), Timothy Beswick (Gamelan)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  San Francisco, California 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
16.
All the Way Through Evening: Walt Whitman in 1989 by Chris DeBlasio
Performer:  Michael Dash (Baritone), Chris DeBlasio (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Three Hommages for Piano: no 1, Hommage à Fauré by Robert Helps
Performer:  Robert Helps (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; USA 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Morrisound Recording, Tampa, Florida 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 

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