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William Mayer - Voices From Lost Realms


Release Date: 04/16/1995 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 68   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William Mayer
Performer:  Judith ChristinGregory MercerJames McKeelRichard Goldsmith,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter SchubertGerard SchwarzJoAnn Rice
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Calliope SingersFlorilegium Chamber ChoirMusic Today Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. A Death in the Family: Butterfly Aria by William Mayer
Performer:  Judith Christin (Mezzo Soprano), Gregory Mercer (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2. A Death in the Family: How far we all come away by William Mayer
Performer:  James McKeel (Baritone), Judith Christin (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Calliope Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
3. Kyrie by William Mayer
Conductor:  Peter Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florilegium Chamber Choir,  New Calliope Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
4. First Song by William Mayer
Performer:  Richard Goldsmith (Clarinet), Gregory Mercer (Tenor), Marshall Coid (Violin),
Steven Mayer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5. Passage: Limited by William Mayer
Performer:  Paul Dunkel (Flute), Mary Feinsinger (Mezzo Soprano), Stacey Shames (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6. Passage: What lips my lips have kissed by William Mayer
Performer:  Mary Feinsinger (Mezzo Soprano), Stacey Shames (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7. Madrigals (3): The passionate shepherd to his love by William Mayer
Conductor:  Peter Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Calliope Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
8. Madrigals (3): The nymph's reply to the passionate shepherd by William Mayer
Conductor:  Peter Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Calliope Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
9. Madrigals (3): To Electra by William Mayer
Conductor:  Peter Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Calliope Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
10. Abandoned Bells by William Mayer
Performer:  Steven Mayer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 9 Minutes 24 Secs. 
11. Fern Hill by William Mayer
Performer:  Stacey Shames (Harp), Jane Bryden (Soprano), Paul Dunkel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
12. Le belle dame sans merci by William Mayer
Performer:  James McKeel (Baritone)
Conductor:  Peter Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Calliope Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 
13. Enter Ariel: Hist wist by William Mayer
Performer:  Elizabeth Poore (Soprano), Charles Stier (Clarinet), Philip Hosford (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
14. Enter Ariel: Flotsam by William Mayer
Performer:  Charles Stier (Clarinet), Philip Hosford (Piano), Elizabeth Poore (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
15. Inner and Outer Strings by William Mayer
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Today Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
16. One Christmas Long Ago: Alleluia by William Mayer
Conductor:  JoAnn Rice
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florilegium Chamber Choir,  New Calliope Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 

Sound Samples

A Death in the Family: Butterfly Aria: If anything ever makes me believe in Life After Death
A Death in the Family: Act I: Prologue: Every time the sun goes down (Distant voices, Aunt Hannah, A Boy's Voice, Andrew, Voices, Jay, Rufus)
Kyrie
First Song
Passage: No. 2. Limited
Passage: No. 5. What Lips My Lips Have Kissed
3 Madrigals: No. 1. The Passionate Shepherd To His Love
3 Madrigals: No. 2. The Nymph's Reply To The Passionate Shepherd
3 Madrigals: No. 3. To Electra
Abandoned Bells
Fern Hill
La Belle Dame Sans
One Christmas Long Ago: Alleluia
Enter Ariel: No. 4. Hist Wist
Enter Ariel: No. 3. Flotsam
Inner and Outer Strings

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