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Jeanne Singer: Of Times Past / Stankovsky, Slovak Radio, Etc


Release Date: 07/25/2000 
Label:  Mmc Recordings   Catalog #: 2088   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Austin MiskellJoseph De PaloJeanne SingerNora Skutová,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert StankovskyVit Micka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony OrchestraSlovak Chamber PlayersMoravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Jeanne Singer, composer and pianist, is a native New Yorker who grew up on City Island, The Bronx. She began composing as a child. She majored in music at Barnard College and studied at Columbia with Douglas Moore. To date she has set over 150 poems to music as art songs, choral works and vocal-chamber music. Her catalog also includes instrumental chamber music and works for solo instruments, piano and orchestra. The selection of works on this CD, are mostly instrumental and were composed between 1969 and 1997. The inspiration for most of the music was drawn from the composer's memories of places, people and events which had deep influences on her life. Jeanne Singer, composer and pianist, is a native New Yorker who grew up on City Island, The Bronx. She began composing as a child. She majored in music at Barnard College and studied at Columbia with Douglas Moore. To date she has set over 150 poems to music as art songs, choral works and vocal-chamber music. Her catalog also includes instrumental chamber music and works for solo instruments, piano and orchestra. The selection of works on this CD, are mostly instrumental and were composed between 1969 and 1997. The inspiration for most of the music was drawn from the composer's memories of places, people and events which had deep influences on her life. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Tribute to Raoul Wallenberg: To Be Brave Is All by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Austin Miskell (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Studios, Slovak Republic 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Nocturne for Clarinet and Piano by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Joseph De Palo (Clarinet), Jeanne Singer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3. Recollections of City Island by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Nora Skutová (Piano), Milan Telecky (Viola), Peter Kosorin (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Chamber Players
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Studios, Slovak Republic 
Length: 9 Minutes 25 Secs. 
4. Sweet Stacy Suite by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Nora Skutová (Piano), Viktor Simcisko (Violin), Ronald Sebesta (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Chamber Players
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; USA 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Studios, Slovak Republic 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
5. Legend for Flute and Piano by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Cyril Sikula (Flute), Nora Skutová (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6. From the Green Mountains by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Nora Skutová (Piano), Viktor Simcisko (Violin), Ronald Sebesta (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Chamber Players
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Studios, Slovak Republic 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
7. Grandmother's Attic by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Viktor Simcisko (Violin), Peter Kosorin (Oboe), Cyril Sikula (Flute),
Ivan Tvrdík (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Chamber Players
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980; USA 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Studios, Slovak Republic 
Length: 8 Minutes 47 Secs. 
8. Gallows Songs (5) by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Austin Miskell (Tenor), Jeanne Singer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: German 
9. Tribute to Raoul Wallenberg: Avenue of the Righteous by Jeanne Singer
Performer:  Austin Miskell (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vit Micka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Olomouc, Czech Rep. 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 

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