20th Century Voices in America

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  • Release Date: 9/26/1995
  • Label: Vox (Classical)
  • UPC: 047163514524
  • Catalog Number: 5145


Disc 1
  1. 1 Tableaux, Sound Pictures from The Silver Talons of Piero Kostrov for soprano, actors, small chorus, & 11 Players - George Rochberg & Richard Wernick (21:38)
    Composed byGeorge Rochberg
    Conducted byRichard Wernick
    Performed byRichard Wernick, Jan DeGaetani
  2. 2–4 Madrigals, for soprano & chamber ensemble, Book 1 - George Crumb & Federico García Lorca (9:09)
    Composed byGeorge Crumb
    1. 2No. 1, Verte desnuda es recordar la tierra
    2. 3No. 2, No piensan en la lluvia, y se han dormido
    3. 4No. 3, Los meurtos llevan alas de musgo
  3. 5–7 Madrigals, for soprano & chamber ensemble, Book 2 - George Crumb & Federico García Lorca (6:37)
    Composed byGeorge Crumb
    1. 5No. 1, Bebe el agua tranquila de la canción añeja
    2. 6No. 2, La muerte entra y sale de la taberna
    3. 7No. 3, Caballito negro Dónde llevas tu jinete muerto?
  4. 8–10 Madrigals, for soprano & chamber ensemble, Book 3 - George Crumb & Federico García Lorca (8:05)
    Composed byGeorge Crumb
    1. 8No. 1, La noche canta desnuda sobre los puentes de marzo
    2. 9No. 2, Quiero dormir el sueño de las manzanas
    3. 10No. 3, Nana, niño, nana del caballo grande que no quiso el agua
  5. 11–13 Madrigals, for soprano & chamber ensemble, Book 4 - George Crumb & Federico García Lorca (9:54)
    Composed byGeorge Crumb
    1. 11No. 1, Por qué nací entre espejos?
    2. 12No. 2, Tu cuerpo, con la sombra violeta de mis manos, era un arcángel de frío
    3. 13No. 3, La muerte me está mirando desde las torres de Córdoba!
  6. 14 The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs, for voice & closed piano - John Cage & Federico García Lorca (3:10)
    Composed byJohn Cage
    Performed byRosalind Rees
  7. 15 Tell me where is fancy bred? for alto voice & guitar - Elliott Carter & William Shakespeare (3:29)
    Composed byElliott Carter
    Performed byRosalind Rees
  8. 16 Orpheus and His Lute for voice & piano (guitar) - William Schuman & William Shakespeare (2:17)
    Composed byWilliam Schuman
    Performed byRosalind Rees
  9. 17 Tell me where is fancy bred for voice, clarinet & guitar - Andrew Imbrie & William Shakespeare (1:24)
    Composed byAndrew Imbrie
    Performed byRosalind Rees
Disc 2
  1. 1 Rilke for voice & guitar: No. 1, Du, meine heilige Einsamkeit - Harold Blumenfeld & Rosalind Rees (1:40)
    Composed byHarold Blumenfeld
    Performed byRosalind Rees
  2. 2 Rilke for voice & guitar: No. 2, Arcahaischer Torso Apollos - Harold Blumenfeld & Rosalind Rees (3:05)
    Composed byHarold Blumenfeld
    Performed byRosalind Rees
  3. 3 Rilke for voice & guitar: No. 3, Ich bin nicht diese steile Stunde - Harold Blumenfeld & Rosalind Rees (3:09)
    Composed byHarold Blumenfeld
    Performed byRosalind Rees
  4. 4 Steps, for voice & guitar - Gregg Smith & Rosalind Rees (10:03)
    Composed byGregg Smith
    Performed byRosalind Rees
  5. 5 Sentences, The, for voice & guitar - Barbara Kolb & Rosalind Rees (3:43)
    Composed byBarbara Kolb
    Performed byRosalind Rees
  6. 6 O the Chimneys, for mezzo-soprano, ensemble, & tape - Shulamit Ran & Shulamit Ran (18:20)
    Composed byShulamit Ran
    Performed byGloria Davy
  7. 7 String Quartet No. 2, for soprano & string quartet - Shulamit Ran & Phyllis Bryn-Julson (24:09)
    Composed byShulamit Ran
    Performed byPhyllis Bryn-Julson
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