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Four dialogues, for two voices and two pianos.

Author: Ned Rorem; Frank O'Hara; Joe Brainard
Publisher: New York, Boosey & Hawkes [1969]
Edition/Format:   Musical score : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First edition of the song cycle that O'Hara called "The quarrel sonata", first performed in 1955. These four art songs follow the rise and fall of a modern romantic relationship, from the first meeting on a Brooklyn-bound subway to the final breakup. The music is a formless genre or a combination of concert cantata, staged opera and vandeville.
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Genre/Form: Music
Musical settings
Songs and music
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rorem, Ned, 1923-
Four dialogues for two voices and two pianos.
New York, Boosey & Hawkes [1969]
(OCoLC)778092224
Named Person: Frank O'Hara; Frank O'Hara; Frank O'Hara
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Ned Rorem; Frank O'Hara; Joe Brainard
OCLC Number: 904870
Notes: For soprano and tenor, mezzo-soprano and baritone, or other voices; may be performed with staging.
Issued in color pictorial wrappers in "Pop Art" or comic book style by Joe Brainard
Duration: about 20 min.
Includes historical and performance notes on unnumbered page 2
Description: 1 score (63 pages) 31 cm
Contents: The subway --
The airport --
The apartment --
In Spain and in New York.
Other Titles: Dialogues
4 dialogues
Dialogues
Responsibility: Words by Frank O'Hara.

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First edition of the song cycle that O'Hara called "The quarrel sonata", first performed in 1955. These four art songs follow the rise and fall of a modern romantic relationship, from the first meeting on a Brooklyn-bound subway to the final breakup. The music is a formless genre or a combination of concert cantata, staged opera and vandeville.

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