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Spectrum - New American Music / Weisberg, Degaetani, Gilbert


Release Date: 05/28/1992 
Label:  Nonesuch   Catalog #: 79222   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Milton BabbittGeorge RochbergRichard WernickStefan Wolpe,   ... 
Performer:  Jan DeGaetaniRamon Gilbert
Conductor:  Arthur Weisberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

As works for mixed chamber ensemble became a dominant feature of the 20th-century “sound,” the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble became one of the leading ensembles devoted to performing them. Here, mezzo-soprano Jan DeGaetani joins the group for works by Stefan Wolpe and Milton Babbitt, among others. As works for mixed chamber ensemble became a dominant feature of the 20th-century “sound,” the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble became one of the leading ensembles devoted to performing them. Here, mezzo-soprano Jan DeGaetani joins the group for works by Stefan Wolpe and Milton Babbitt, among others. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. All Set by Milton Babbitt
Conductor:  Arthur Weisberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
2. Serenata d'estate by George Rochberg
Conductor:  Arthur Weisberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
3. Kaddish-Requiem by Richard Wernick
Performer:  Jan DeGaetani (Mezzo Soprano), Ramon Gilbert (Cantor)
Conductor:  Arthur Weisberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
4. Quartet for Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, Piano and Percussion by Stefan Wolpe
Conductor:  Arthur Weisberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
5. Satires of Circumstance by Seymour Shifrin
Conductor:  Arthur Weisberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 

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