Henry Cowell: Piano Music

Henry Cowell: Piano Music

by Henry Cowell
     
 

At last, a reissue of Piano Music, the 1963 recording of Henry Cowell playing several of his piano works in his casual style, so that the listener regards the unusual sounds and techniques as completely natural within the context of each piece's imagery. A recording of the complete piano works is definitely needed, but this CD, with Cowell's spoken commentarySee more details below

Overview

At last, a reissue of Piano Music, the 1963 recording of Henry Cowell playing several of his piano works in his casual style, so that the listener regards the unusual sounds and techniques as completely natural within the context of each piece's imagery. A recording of the complete piano works is definitely needed, but this CD, with Cowell's spoken commentary at the end, is a precious thing to have at the moment.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/01/1994
Label:
Smithsonian Folkways
UPC:
0093074080122
catalogNumber:
40801

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Tracks

  1. The Tides of Manaunaun, prelude for piano (from The Building of Bamba), HC  - Henry Cowell
  2. Exultation, for piano, HC 328  - Henry Cowell
  3. The Harp of Life, for piano, HC 384  - Henry Cowell
  4. Lilt of the Reel, irish dance for piano (Two Pieces No. 1), HC 463/1  - Henry Cowell
  5. Advertisement, for piano (Third Encore to Dynamic Motion), HC 213/4  - Henry Cowell
  6. Antinomy, for piano (Fourth Encore to Dynamic Motion), HC 213/5  - Henry Cowell
  7. Aeolian Harp and Sinister Resonance  - Henry Cowell
  8. Anger Dance, for piano (Musical Letters No. 6), HC 104/6  - Henry Cowell
  9. The Banshee, for piano strings, HC 405  - Henry Cowell
  10. Fabric, for piano, HC 307  - Henry Cowell
  11. What's This?, for piano (First Encore To Dynamic Motion), HC 213/2  - Henry Cowell
  12. Amiable Conversation, for piano (Second Encore to Dynamic Motion), HC 2  - Henry Cowell
  13. The Fairy Answer, for piano strings, HC 453  - Henry Cowell
  14. Jig (draft) for piano, HC 560  - Henry Cowell
  15. The Snows of Fuji-Yama, for piano, HC 395  - Henry Cowell
  16. The Voice of Lir, for piano (Three Irish Legends No. 3), HC 354/3  - Henry Cowell
  17. Dynamic Motion. for piano, HC 213/1  - Henry Cowell
  18. The Trumpet of Angus Og, for piano ("The Spirit of Youth"), HC 399  - Henry Cowell
  19. Tiger, for piano (Two Pieces No. 2), HC 463/2  - Henry Cowell
  20. Henry Cowell's Comments  - Henry Cowell

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