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Ancient voices of children : Music for a summer evening : (Makrokosmos III) : for two amplified pianos & percussion [sound recording] / George Crumb.

Crumb, George (Author).
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  • 1 copy at Berklee College of Music.

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  • Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Elektra-Nonesuch, [1987?], p1971, p1975.

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General Note: Elektra-Nonesuch: 79149-2 (on container: 9 79149-2).
The first work a song cycle with texts by Federico García Lorca, for mezzo-soprano, boy soprano, oboe, mandolin, harp, electric piano, and percussion ; sung in Spanish.
Durations: 25:00 ; 41:00.
Compact disc ; analog recording.
Program notes by the composer and texts with English translations ([10] p.) inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note: Ancient voices of children. El niño busca su voz (4:27) ; Dances of the ancient earth (2:22) ; Me he perdido muchas veces por el mar (2:14) ; ?De dónde vienes, amor, mi niño? : Dance of the sacred life-cycle [and] Todas las tardes en Granada, todas las tardes se muere un niño (6:43) ; Ghost dance (1:58) ; Se ha llenado de luces mi corazón de seda (7:07) -- Music for a summer evening. Nocturnal sounds : The awakening (5:17) ; Wanderer-fantasy (5:07) ; The advent (13:23) ; Myth (5:12) ; Music of the starry night (11:20).
Participant or Performer Note: In the 1st work: Jan De Gaetani, mezzo-soprano ; Michael Dash, boy soprano ; Contemporary Chamber Ensemble ; Arthur Weisberg, conductor. In the 2nd work: Gilbert Kalish, James Freeman, pianos ; Raymond DesRoches, Richard Fitz, percussion.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Recorded Jan. 1971 (1st work) and Jan. 1975 (2nd work), New York.
Subject: García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936 > Musical settings.
Song cycles
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble
Vocal duets with instrumental ensemble
Quartets (Pianos (2), percussion)
Pianos (2) with percussion ensemble
Electronic piano music

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