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The Harry Partch collection. Volume 4 [sound recording].

CD Music recording CD Music recording
  • Physical Description: 1 sound disc (74 min., 43 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : CRI, p1997.

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Northampton Forbes Library CLASS P258c v. 4 (Text) A17011507381 A&M CD Available -


General Note: "A dance-satire"--Container.
For female solo voice, chorus, and instrumental ensemble.
Originally released on the composer's Gate 5 label.
Compact disc.
Analog recording.
"Rechanneled for stereo."--Insert.
Program notes and synopsis by the composer ([16] p. : port.) inserted in container.
Formatted Contents: Prologue : The lost musicians mix magic -- Three undergrads become transfigured in a Hong Kong music hall -- Exercises in harmony and counterpoint are tried in a court of ancient ritual -- The romancing of a pathological liar comes to an inspired end -- A soul tormented by contemporary music finds a humanizing alchemy -- Visions fill the eyes of a defeated basketball team in the show[er] room -- Euphoria descends a Sausalito stairway -- Two detectives on the trail of a tricky culprit turn in their badges -- A court in its own contempt rises to a motherly apotheosis -- A lost political soul finds himself among the voteless women of paradise -- The cognoscenti are plunged into a demonic descent while at cocktails ; Epilogue.
Participant or Performer: Freda Schell as the witch ; University of Illinois Musical Ensemble ; John Garvey, conductor.
Date/Time and Place of an Event: Recorded 1957 at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Subject: Ballets.
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