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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|Music Type:||Songs; Operas|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dawn Upshaw; David Zinman; Samuel Barber; Gian Carlo Menotti; John Harbison; Igor Stravinsky; Orchestra of St. Luke's.
|Notes:||Elektra/Nonesuch: 79187-2 (on container: 9 79187-2).
The 2nd and 4th works are opera excerpts.
Acc. of 3rd work for alto flute, bass clarinet, harp, violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, and percussion; acc. originally for piano, arr. by the composer.
Title from container.
Eds. recorded: G. Schirmer (1st work), T. Presser (2nd work), Associated Music Publishers (3rd work), Boosey & Hawkes (4th work).
Program notes by John Harbison and texts (10 p.) inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Dawn Upshaw, soprano ; Orchestra of St. Luke's ; David Zinman, conductor.|
|Event notes:||Recorded Aug. 1988, at Manhattan Center Studios, New York City.|
|Description:||1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Knoxville, summer of 1915 / Samuel Barber ; words by James Agee (15:20) --
What a curse for a woman is a timid man : recitative and aria from The old maid and the thief : act I, scene 6 / Gian Carlo Menotti ; words by Gian Carlo Menotti (4:13) --
Mirabai songs / John Harbison ; translations by Robert Bly (16:09) --
No word from Tom : recitative, aria, recitative, cabaletta : from The rake's progress : act I, scene 3 / Igor Stravinsky ; words by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman (7:19).