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Earle Brown: Tracer

Brown,Earle
Release Date: 05/08/2007 
Label:  Mode   Catalog #: 179  
Composer:  Earle Brown
Performer:  Joan La Barbara
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The works recorded on this disc represent several of Brown's compositional styles. At least one piece was selected from every decade of his career, from the 1950s to the 1990s. The ensemble size varies from one player to fourteen.

Performers include Christian Wolff and vocalist Joan La Barbara, both of whom knew and worked with Brown for many years.

* This is the first DVD of Earle Brown's music.
* All performances captured with full video.
* 36-minute video interview with Susan Sollins (Brown's wife and an expert on his music), Cornelius Dufallo (founder of the Ne(x)tworks ensemble and Brown's godson), and Micah Silver (former director of The Earle Brown Foundation) on Earle Brown's life and
Read more work. The interview, filmed in HD (high-definition) is presented in 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.
* Hi-resolution 24-bit 5.1 surround recording in DTS and Dolby Digital.
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Works on This Recording

1. Tracer by Earle Brown
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Notes: For ensemble and 4-channel tape. 
2. Folio by Earle Brown
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952-1953; USA 
3. Special Events by Earle Brown
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
4. Octet I by Earle Brown
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952/1953; USA 
Notes: For 8-channel tape. 
5. Music for Violin, Cello and Piano by Earle Brown
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Notes: For 8-channel tape. 
6. Four Systems by Earle Brown
Performer:  Joan La Barbara (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USA 
7. Quartet for Strings by Earle Brown
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
8. New Piece by Earle Brown
Performer:  Joan La Barbara (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
9. For Neil by Earle Brown
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 

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