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Virgil Thomson


Release Date: 02/01/1994 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: CRC 2180   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Kent LymanJohn Logan SkeltonPhilip FrohnmayerH. Jac McCracken,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Synthetic Waltzes by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Kent Lyman (Piano), John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; France 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2. Five Songs from William Blake, for baritone & piano by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Philip Frohnmayer (), H. Jac McCracken (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1951 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 15 Minutes 16 Secs. 
3. Collected Poems by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Philip Frohnmayer (), John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
4. Four Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion, for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, harp & viola by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Jennifer Harris Cassin (Viola), Steven Cohen (Clarinet), Rachel Van Voorhees (Harp)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1951 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 8 Minutes 56 Secs. 
5. Travelling in Spain: Alice Woodfin Branlière, portrait for piano (13 Portraits, No. 1) by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 10/24/1929; Spain 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
6. Connecticut Waltz: Harold Lewis Cook, portrait for piano (13 Portraits, No. 3) by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 09/16/1935 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
7. Invention: Theodate Johnson Busy and Resting, portrait for piano (13 Portraits, No. 4) by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 04/29/1940 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
8. Jamie Campbell: Stretching, portrait for piano (13 Portraits, No. 9) by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 07/03/1940 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
9. Homage to Marya Freund and to the Harp by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
10. James Patrick Cannon, Professional Revolutionary, portrait for piano (13 Portraits, No. 10) by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 07/21/1942 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
11. Mostly about Love by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Ellen Frohnmayer (), John Logan Skelton (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 9 Minutes 59 Secs. 
12. Estampas (3) de Ninez by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Kent Lyman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
13. The Cat, song for soprano, baritone & piano by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  John Logan Skelton (Piano), Philip Frohnmayer (), Ellen Frohnmayer ()
Period: Modern 
Written: 1980 
Venue:  Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Cent 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Synthetic Waltzes
5 Songs from William Blake (version for baritone and orchestra): No. 1. The Divine Image
5 Songs from William Blake (version for baritone and orchestra): No. 2. Tiger! Tiger!
5 Songs from William Blake (version for baritone and orchestra): No. 3. The Land of Dreams
5 Songs from William Blake (version for baritone and orchestra): No. 4. The Little Black Boy
5 Songs from William Blake (version for baritone and orchestra): No. 5. And did those feet
Collected Poems
4 Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion *: No. 1. Follow Your Saint
4 Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion *: No. 2. There is a Garden in Her Face
4 Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion *: No. 3. Rose Cheek's Laura, Come
4 Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion *: No. 4. Follow Thy Fair Sun
13 Portraits for Piano: No. 1. Travelling in Spain - Alice Woodfin Branliere
13 Portraits for Piano: No. 3. Connecticut Waltzes ... Harold Lewis Cook
13 Portraits for Piano: No. 4. Invention: Theodate Johnson Busy and Resting
13 Portraits for Piano: No. 9. Jamie Campbell: Stretching
13 Portraits for Piano: No. 11. Homage to Marya Freund and to the Harp
13 Portraits for Piano: No. 10. James Patrick Cannon, Professional Revolutionary
Mostly about Love: No. 1. Love Song
Mostly about Love: No. 2. Down at the Docks
Mostly about Love: No. 3. Let's Take a Walk
Mostly about Love: No. 4. A Prayer to St. Catherine
3 Estampas de Ninez: No. 1. Todas las Horas
3 Estampas de Ninez: No. 2. Son Amigos de Todos
3 Estampas de Ninez: No. 3. Nadie lo Oye como Ellos
The Cat

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