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King Gesar / Peter Lieberson ; [libretto by Douglas Penick].

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Lieberson, Peter, 1946-2011.
Standardized Title:
King Gesar
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Sony Classical, [1996]
Series:
Naxos Music Library.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource
Subjects:
Monologues with music (Instrumental ensemble)
Gesar (Legendary character) -- Songs and music.
Mythology, Tibetan -- Songs and music.
Language:
Performed in English.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
Recounts the Tibetan myth about the magical birth and heroic exploits of King Gesar.
Contents:
Calling on the power of goodness in our hearts: an invocation to the imperial Drala, Gesar, King of Ling (7:56)
The birth of Gesar (3:06)
Gesar in the desert (4:42)
The horse race (16:40)
The song of Manene (6:22)
The battle with the Tirthikas (9;16)
Gesar's song of completion (6:44)
Participant:
Omar Ebrahim, narrator ; Yo-Yo Ma, violoncello ; Peter Serkin, Emanuel Ax, pianos ; András Adorján, flute, piccolo ; Deborah Marshall, clarinet, bass clarinet ; William Purvis, French horn ; David Taylor, trombone ; Stefan Hüge, percussion ; Peter Lieberson, conductor.
Notes:
For narrator and instrumental ensemble; recounts the Tibetan myth about the magical birth and heroic exploits of King Gesar.
Recorded at Chapin Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, August 25-29, 1993.
Biographical and program notes, principally by the composer, and vocal text ([34] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Hard copy version record.
Contributor:
Penick, Douglas J., 1944-
Ebrahim, Omar.
Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955-
Serkin, Peter, 1947-2020.
Ax, Emanuel.
Adorján, András, 1944-
Marshall, Deborah (Clarinetist)
Purvis, William.
Taylor, David, 1944-
Hüge, Stefan.
Lieberson, Peter, 1946-2011.
OCLC:
906156142
Publisher Number:
USSM19602523
USSM19602524
USSM19602525
USSM19602526
USSM19602527
USSM19602528
USSM19602529
074645797120 Sony Classical
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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