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|Named Person:||Federico García Lorca; Walt Whitman|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Crumb; Sanford Sylvan; Lambert Orkis; Jan De Gaetani; Gilbert Kalish; Speculum Musicae (Musical group : United States)
|Notes:||The 1st work is a song cycle; words by Federico García Lorca; 3rd work is songs and vocalises; words by Walt Whitman.
The 2nd work previously released on BCD 9003; 3rd work previously released on BCD 9006.
Eds. recorded: C.F. Peters.
Durations: 25:10; 15:16; 22:50.
|Performer(s):||Sanford Sylvan, baritone and Speculum Musicae (1st work) ; Lambert Orkis, piano (2nd work) ; Jan De Gaetani, mezzosoprano and Gilbert Kalish, amplified piano (3rd work).|
|Event notes:||The 1st work recorded at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, June 17, 1990; 2nd work recorded at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, MD, Aug. 1982; 3rd work recorded at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, New York City, Oct. 1982.|
|Description:||1 sound disc (62 min., 59 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Songs, drones and refrains of death : Part one (9:26) : Refrain one, La guitarra = The guitar ; Refrain two : Casida de las palomas oscuras = Casida of the dark doves. Part two (15:45) : Refrain three, Cancíon de jinete, 1860 = Song of the rider, 1860 ; Refrain four, Casida del herido por el agua = Casida of the boy wounded by water --
A little suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979 (16:33) : The visitation ; Berceuse for the infant Jesu ; The shepherd's Noël ; Adoration of the Magi ; Nativity dance ; Canticle of the holy night ; Carol of the bells --
Apparition : Elegiac songs and vocalises for soprano and amplified piano : The night in silence under many a star (3:10) ; Vocalise 1: Summer sounds (:59) ; When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd (1:36) ; Dark mother always gliding with soft feet (2:58) ; Vocalise 2: Invocation to the dark angel (:59) ; Approach strong deliveress! (2:07) ; Vocalise 3: Death carol (Song of the nightbird) (:40) ; Come lovely and soothing death (6:18) ; The night in silence under many a star(3:49).
|Other Titles:||Songs, drones and refrains of death.
Little suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979.