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|Additional Physical Format:||Source record:
Walker, George, 1922-
Chamber music and songs.
[Hong Kong] : Naxos, ©2010
|Named Person:||T S Eliot; Emily Dickinson; Irene Sekula; Paul Laurence Dunbar; William Shakespeare; Thomas Wyatt, Sir|
|Material Type:||Music, Sound recording, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Walker; Patricia Green, (Mezzo-soprano); James Martin, (Baritone); Son Sonora String Quartet.; Capitol Chamber Artists.; Videmus (Musical group); Cygnus Ensemble.
|Notes:||The 4th work is a set of variations.
The 1st & 3rd works for string quartet ; the 2nd work for two sopranos, bass, violin (doubling viola), cello, flute, clarinet, guitar, piano (doubling harpsichord), vibraphone (doubling percussion), and percussion ; the 4th for clarinet and piano 4 hands ; the 5th for flute, oboe (doubling English horn), guitar (doubling mandolin), guitar, violin, and cello ; the 6th-8th for mezzo-soprano and piano ; and the 9th & 10th for baritone and piano.
|Performer(s):||Son Sonora String Quartet (1st & 3rd works) ; Capitol Chamber Artists (2nd work) ; Eric Thomas, clarinet ; Vivian Taylor, John McDonald, piano (4th work) ; Cygnus Ensemble (5th work) ; Patricia Green, mezzo-soprano (6th-8th works) ; James Martin, baritone (9th & 10th works) ; George Walker, piano (6th-10th works).|
|Event notes:||Recorded at First Methodist Church, Jersey City, USA, in June (1st work) and August (3rd work) 2008 ; at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, USA, in August 1988 (2nd work) ; at WGBH FM, Boston, USA, in 1994 (4th work) ; at Sarah Lawrecne College, Bronxville, USA, in August 2005 (5th-8th works) ; and at George Walker's home, Montclair, USA, in August 2008 (9th & 10th works).|
|Description:||1 online resource (1 sound file).|
|Contents:||String quartet no. 2 (1968) (22:01) --
Poem (for soprano and chamber ensemble) (1987) (15:36) / text by T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) --
Lyric for strings ([original] version for string quartet) (1946) (6:25) --
Five fancies (1974) (9:30) --
Modus (for chamber ensemble) (2001) (9:12) --
I never saw a moor (1986) / text by Emily Dickinson (1930-1886) (2:01) --
Response (1940) / text by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) (2:26) --
Mother Goose (circa 2054) (1992) / text by Irene Sekula (1:21) --
Take, o take those lips away (2004) / text by William Shakespeare (1564-1616) (2:39) --
And wilt thou leave me thus (2002) / text by Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542) (3:10).
|Series Title:||American classics (Naxos (Sound recording label))|
- String quartets.
- Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
- Eliot, T. S. -- (Thomas Stearns), -- 1888-1965 -- Musical settings.
- Variations (Piano (4 hands), clarinet)
- Octets (English horn, flute, guitars (2), mandolin, oboe, violin, violoncello)
- Songs (Medium voice) with piano.
- Dickinson, Emily, -- 1830-1886 -- Musical settings.
- Sekula, Irene -- Musical settings.
- Dunbar, Paul Laurence, -- 1872-1906 -- Musical settings.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
- Wyatt, Thomas, -- Sir, -- 1503?-1542 -- Musical settings.