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Fussell: The Astronaut's Tale / James Bolle


Release Date: 12/30/2003 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 616   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Fussell
Performer:  Jack LarsonWilliam HiteJudith KellockJames Maddalena
Conductor:  James Bolle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monadnock Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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1. The Astronaut's Tale by Charles Fussell
Performer:  Jack Larson (Spoken Vocals), William Hite (Tenor), Judith Kellock (Soprano),
James Maddalena (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Bolle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monadnock Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; USA 
Length: 54 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Astronaut's Tale: Prelude - Countdown, time minus fifteen years to liftoff (Narrator)
The Astronaut's Tale: Again; All that warmth and light (Astronaut, Narrator)
The Astronaut's Tale: The astronaut to be has dug a grave (Narrator, Astronaut)
The Astronaut's Tale: Young man, can I help you? (Old Man, Astronaut, Narrator)
The Astronaut's Tale: Countdown, time minus thirteen years to liftoff (Narrator)
The Astronaut's Tale: Recitative and Aria: Ab, you're too good at this for me (Ann, Astronaut)
The Astronaut's Tale: Recitative: Where do you get such ideas? (Ann, Astronaut)
The Astronaut's Tale: Aria: Ab, you've always been my favorite boy at school (Ann, Narrator)
The Astronaut's Tale: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth (Astronaut, Old Man)
The Astronaut's Tale: Duet: I want to research, I want to explore (Astronaut, Old Man)
The Astronaut's Tale: Recitative: Listen to me now (Old Man)
The Astronaut's Tale: Of course (Astronaut, Narrator)
The Astronaut's Tale: Aria: Dear Ann: My mom says you asked after me and asked to be remembered (Astronaut)
The Astronaut's Tale: Aria: Dear Ab: I was so happy to get your letter (Ann)
The Astronaut's Tale: Interlude
The Astronaut's Tale: Time minus three years to liftoff and counting (Narrator, Astronaut, Old Man, Ann)
The Astronaut's Tale: Countdown, time minus minutes to his first space mission (Narrator, Astronaut)
The Astronaut's Tale: Feel that baby go! (Astronaut, Ann, Old Man, Narrator)
The Astronaut's Tale: Duet: A measure of wheat for a penny (Ann, Old Man)
The Astronaut's Tale: Interlude
The Astronaut's Tale: Aria: Which was and is and is to come (Ann)
The Astronaut's Tale: Not be a jeweled rainbow, not in cloud-capped skies (Old Man, Narrator)

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