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Harold Farberman: Diamond Street / Farberman, Sprawls, Layton. Farnum

Farberman / Sprawls / Layton / Farnum / Big Maisie
Release Date: 01/11/2011 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1232   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Harold Farberman
Performer:  Keith SpencerMegan WestonCharles Perry SprawlsPatrick Layton,   ... 
Conductor:  Harold Farberman
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Harold Farberman is a distinguished composer, conductor and pedagogue. His music combines sophistication with a broad palette of expression. He has conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and his accomplishments as a recording artist are widely recognized. A prolific composer, Harold Farberman counts orchestral works, chamber music, concertos, ballet music, film scores, song cycles and operas among his compositions. He is founder and director of the Conductors Institute.

As the world is turning from the 19th to the 20th century, Hudson, New York, on the Hudson River, in the Hudson Valley, was a little town with a big red light district centered on Diamond Street. Harold Farberman has written a comic opera with
Read more libretto by Andrew Joffe that involves politicians, a heroine forced to work in the red light district and a hero, who rescues her.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Diamond Street, A Comic Opera by Harold Farberman
Performer:  Keith Spencer (Baritone), Megan Weston (Soprano), Charles Perry Sprawls (Bass Baritone),
Patrick Layton (Tenor), Hannie Caroll (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Harold Farberman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Bard College’s Fisher Center 

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