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Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 [sound recording].

Publication:
New York : New World Records, Inc., p1978.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 sound disc. : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in.
Series:
Recorded anthology of American music
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Subjects:
Operas -- Excerpts.
Music -- America.
Contents:
Natoma. I list the trill (Alma Gluck, soprano) (3:11) ; No country can my own outvie (John McCormack, tenor) (3:29) / Victor Herbert (orchestra ; the composer conducting)
The King's henchman. Oh, Caesar, great wert thou (4:05) ; Nay, Maccus, lay him down (4:32) / Deems Taylor (Lawrence Tibbett, baritone ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Giulio Setti, conductor)
The Emperor Jones. Standin' in the need of prayer / Louis Gruenberg (5:01)
Merry Mount. 'Tis an earth defiled / Howard Hanson (4:46)
The second hurricane. Two Willow Hill ; Sextet ; Jeff's song ; Queenie's song / Aaron Copland (Soloists and Chorus of the High School of Music and Art, New York, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, conductor) (10:53)
The consul. To this we've come / Gian Carlo Menotti (Patricia Neway, soprano, orchestra, Lehman Engel, conductor) (7:50)
The tender land. It promises to be a fine night, The promise of living / Aaron Copland (Joy Clements, soprano, Claramae Turner, mezzo-soprano, Richard Cassilly, tenor, Richard Fredericks, baritone, Norman Treigle, bass, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting)
Participant:
Lawrence Tibbett, baritone ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Wilfred Pelletier, conductor (5th-6th works)
Notes:
Opera excerpts.
Recorded in New York at various times between Apr. 3, 1912 and July 31, 1965.
The 1st-6th selections, and the excerpt from The consul are mono., the Copland excerpts are stereo.
Notes on the original recordings, program notes by P. J. Smith, texts, bibliography, and discography (6 p. ill.) bound in.
The Consul by Menotti awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music, 1950
Contributor:
Gluck, Alma, 1884-1938 , Performer
McCormack, John, 1884-1945 , Performer
Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960 , Performer
Neway, Patricia, 1919-2012 , Performer
Clements, Joy, 1932-2005. , Performer
Turner, Claramae, 1920- , Performer
Cassilly, Richard, 1927-1998. , Performer
Fredricks, Richard. , Performer
Treigle, Norman. , Performer
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 , Conductor
Setti, Giulio, 1869-1938. , Conductor
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. , Conductor
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 ,
Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982 ,
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 ,
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) , Performer
New York Philharmonic. , Performer
Contains:
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Natoma. I list the trill in golden throat.
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Natoma. No country can my own outvie.
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. King's henchman. Oh, Caesar, great wert thou.
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. King's henchman. Nay, Maccus, lay him down.
Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964. Emperor Jones. Standin' in de need of prayer.
Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981. Merry Mount. 'Tis an Earth defiled.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Second hurricane. Selections.
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007. Consul. To this we've come.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Tender land. Promise of living
OCLC:
4043714
Publisher Number:
NW 241 New World Records