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American Classics - Thomson: A Continuum Portrait


Release Date: 09/20/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8559198   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Cheryl SeltzerJoel SachsAlyssa ReitDavid Krakauer,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 51 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Synthetic Waltzes by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Cheryl Seltzer (Piano), Joel Sachs (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; France 
Date of Recording: 10/1989 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters,NYC 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
2.
Songs (4) to Poems of Thomas Campion by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Alyssa Reit (Harp), David Krakauer (Clarinet), Rachel Evans (Viola),
Ellen Lang (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951/1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1988 
Venue:  Wright Hall, MTSU, Murfreesboro, Tenness 
Length: 9 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Mia Wu (Violin), Cheryl Seltzer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Wright Hall, MTSU, Murfreesboro, Tenness 
Length: 12 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4.
Praises and Prayers (5) by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Mezzo Soprano), Joel Sachs (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Wright Hall, MTSU, Murfreesboro, Tenness 
Length: 18 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Two by Marianne Moore by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Mezzo Soprano), Joel Sachs (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Wright Hall, MTSU, Murfreesboro, Tenness 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Synthetic Waltzes
4 Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion: Follow your saint
4 Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion: There is a garden in her face
4 Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion: Rose cheek'd Laura, come!
4 Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion: Follow thy fair sun
Violin Sonata: I. Allegro
Violin Sonata: II. Andante nobile
Violin Sonata: III. Tempo di Valzer
Violin Sonata: IV. Andante - Doppio movimento
2 By Marianne Moore: English Usage
2 By Marianne Moore: My Crow Pluto
Praises and Prayers: From "The Canticle of the Sun" (txt. St. Francis of Assisi)
Praises and Prayers: My Master hath a garden (txt. Anon.)
Praises and Prayers: Sung by the Shepherds (txt. Richard Crashaw)
Praises and Prayers: Before Sleeping (txt. Anon.)
Praises and Prayers: Jerusalem, my happy home (txt. St. Augustine)

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