The Composer-Performer
Liner Notes   Cat. No. NWCR670     Release Date: 1994-01-01
Henry Cowell, piano; Harry Partch, intoning voice; Ben Johnston, Betty Johnston, Donald Pippin, and Harry Partch performing on the Harry Partch instruments: Kithara II, Pollux (harmonic canon), surrogate Kithara, diamond marimba, bass marimba; Irving Fine, piano; Otto Luening, flutes; Robert Helps, piano; Betty Allen, mezzo-soprano, Virgil Thomson, piano; William Albright, organ; George Walker, piano; Harvey Sollberger, flute; Fred Sherry, cello; Charles Wuorinen, piano; Gerald Fischbach, violin; Curtis Curtis-Smith, bowed piano; Phyllis Bryn-Julson, soprano; Ned Rorem, piano; Da Capo Chamber Players: (Patricia Spencer, flute; Laura Flaz, clarinet; Joel Lester, violin; Andre Emelianoff, cello; Joan Tower, piano); Guy Klucevsek, accordion; The Michael Gordon Philharmonic: (Ted Kuhn, violin; John Lad, viola; Michael Pugliese, percussion; Evan Ziporyn, bass clarinet; Bob Loughlin, electric guitar; Michael Gordon, keyboard); Victoria Jordanova, broken piano and harp; Tan Dun, voice, percussion, and conductor with Nine Songs Ensemble and Chorus performing on Chinese and Western percussion, wind, and string instruments; Alice Shields, voice and electronics


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Track Listing

Aeolian Harp; The Banshee
Henry Cowell
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The Letter
Harry Partch
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Music for Piano: Waltz-Gavotte
Irving Fine
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Fantasy in Space
Otto Luening
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Image
Robert Helps
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Praises and Prayers
Virgil Thomson
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Fanfare from ORGANBOOK
William Albright
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Spatials - Variations for Piano
George Walker
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Divertimento for Flute, Cello, and Piano: Movements I & II
Harvey Sollberger
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Five Sonorous Inventions: Second Invention
Curtis Curtis-Smith
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Nantucket Songs: The Dance; Nantucket; Go, Lovely Rose
Ned Rorem
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Petroushskates
Joan Tower
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Samba D Hiccup
Guy Klucevsek
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Strange Quiet: Part I
Michael Gordon
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Requiem for Bosnia (excerpt)
Victoria Jordanova
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Nine Songs Ritual Opera: "Water Spirit"
Tan Dun
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Apocalypse, An Electronic Opera: Organ Screaming (excerpt); Dawn Wind
Alice Shields
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