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Works By T.j. Anderson, David Baker, Donal Fox, Olly Wilson


Release Date: 12/08/1992 
Label:  New World Records   Catalog #: 80423   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Olly WilsonDonal FoxDavid Nathaniel BakerAnderson, Thomas J., Jr.
Performer:  William BrownJohn McDonaldVivian TaylorDonal Fox,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Videmus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sometimes for Tenor and Tape by Olly Wilson
Performer:  William Brown (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Videmus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  African Meeting House, Boston 
Length: 17 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: The electronic tape for "Sometimes" was realized at the University of California, Berkeley Electronic Music Studio in 1976. The voice portions of the tape were derived from the singing of William Brown. 
2. Dialectics for 2 Grand Pianos by Donal Fox
Performer:  John McDonald (Piano), Vivian Taylor (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Videmus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  Alumnae Lounge, Tufts University 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
3. Chords (4) from TJ's "Intermezzi" by Donal Fox
Performer:  Donal Fox (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Videmus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  African Meeting House, Boston 
Length: 6 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on motives and chord progressions from T.J. Anderson's "Intermezzi." 
4. Duetto for Clarinet and Piano by Donal Fox
Performer:  Eric Thomas (Clarinet), Donal Fox (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Videmus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  African Meeting House, Boston 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on motives and chord progressions from Anderson's "Intermezzi." 
5. Through this vale of tears by David Nathaniel Baker
Performer:  Lynn Chang (Violin), Mark Churchill (Cello), Vivian Taylor (Piano),
William Brown (Tenor), Marylou Speaker Churchill (Violin), Marcus Thompson (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Videmus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  African Meeting House, Boston 
Length: 18 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: "Through this vale of tears" is a song cycle composed as a tribute to, and commentary on, the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The cycle is comprised of settings of the following seven texts:
"Thou dost lay me in the dust of death" (from the composer's cantata, "Black America: To the Memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.")
"If there be sorrow" (poem by Mari Evans)
"My God, why hast thou forsaken me?" (from 22nd Psalm)
"Parades to Hell" (poem by Solomon Edwards)
"Deliver my soul" (from 22nd Psalm)
"Sometimes I feel like a motherless child" (spiritual)
"Now that he is safely dead" (setting of text by Carl Hines) 
6. Jazz sets and tone rows by Donal Fox
Performer:  Oliver Lake (Alto Saxophone), Donal Fox (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Videmus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  African Meeting House, Boston 
Length: 7 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This work is an improvisatory collaboration by Oliver Lake and Donal Fox inspired by Olly Wilson's "Sometimes." 
7. Intermezzi by Anderson, Thomas J., Jr.
Performer:  J Michael Leonard (Tenor Recorder), Vivian Taylor (Piano), Eric Thomas (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Videmus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  African Meeting House, Boston 
Length: 7 Minutes 53 Secs. 

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