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Gay American Composers
     

Gay American Composers

 
An incredible overview of contemporary music from academic to eclectic styles, wonderfully performed by various groups including the Kronos Quartet. The CD was assembled to present the question "Is there a gay sensibility to American classical music?" Contains: Robert Helps Homage á Rachmaninoff, Lee Hoiby I Was There, Lou

Overview

An incredible overview of contemporary music from academic to eclectic styles, wonderfully performed by various groups including the Kronos Quartet. The CD was assembled to present the question "Is there a gay sensibility to American classical music?" Contains: Robert Helps Homage á Rachmaninoff, Lee Hoiby I Was There, Lou Harrison from String Quartet Set: Variations; Estampe, Chester Biscardi Invitation to Desire: Tango, Ned Rorem from The Nantucket Songs, David Del Tredici Fantasy Pieces, Robert Maggio Desire Movement, Conrad Cummings In the Department of Love, William Hibbard Bass Trombone, Bass Clarinet, Harp, Jerry Hunt Lattice, Lou Harrison Serenade for Betty Freeman & Franco Assetto, Chris DeBlasio Walt Whitman in 1989, and Robert Helps Homage á Fauré.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/21/1996
Label:
Composers Recordings
UPC:
0090438072120
catalogNumber:
721

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ned Rorem   Piano
Lou Harrison   Suling
Jerry Hunt   Vocals
Kronos Quartet   Ensemble
Jon English   Bass Trombone
Cummings Ensemble   Ensemble
Larry Adams   Baritone (Vocal)
Conrad Cummings   Keyboards
Hank Dutt   Viola
Gregory Fulkerson   Violin
Daryl Goldberg   Cello
David Harrington   Violin
Robert Helps   Piano
Joan Jeanrenaud   Cello
Kathleen Nester   Flute
Dora Ohrenstein   Soprano (Vocal)
John Sherba   Violin
Fred Sherry   Cello
Andrew Sterman   Woodwind
Peter Stewart   Baritone (Vocal)
Charles West   Bass Clarinet
Phyllis Bryn-Julson   Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Bradley Lubman   Conductor
Jonathan Spitz   Cello
Michael Dash   Baritone (Vocal)
Lee Hoiby   Piano
Chris DeBlasio   Piano
Bart Feller   Flute
David Del Tredici   Piano

Technical Credits

Ned Rorem   Composer,Liner Notes
Lou Harrison   Composer,Liner Notes
Jerry Hunt   Composer,Liner Notes,Original Instruments
Conrad Cummings   Composer,Liner Notes
Robert Helps   Composer,Liner Notes
James Siena   Poetry
Mark Leger   Artwork
Perry Brass   Poetry
William Carlos Williams   Poetry
Lee Hoiby   Composer,Liner Notes
Chris DeBlasio   Liner Notes
Robin Holland   Cover Photo
Walt Whitman   Poetry
David Del Tredici   Liner Notes

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