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Troubled island

Title
Troubled island [sound recording] / an opera by William Grant Still ; libretto by Langston Hughes with additional lyrics by Verna Arvey.
Author
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978.
Publication
Flagstaff, AZ : William Grant Still Music, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 40803 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 40803 [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
  • Arvey, Verna, 1910-
  • O'Malley, Muriel.
  • Sprinzena, Nathaniel.
  • Powers, Marie, 1910-1973.
  • Winters, Lawrence.
  • Halász, László, 1905-2001.
  • New York City Opera. prf
Description
2 sound discs : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Troubled island
Alternative Title
Troubled island
Subjects
Note
  • Opera in three acts.
  • Compact discs.
  • Program notes, credit, and synopsis in English (10 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded by the State Department from the first performance in 1949.
Contents
CD 1: Act I ; Act II (to end of scene 1) -- CD 2: Act II (remainder) ; Act III ; Rehearsal ; Interview.
Call Number
*LDC 40803
OCLC
55493122
Author
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978.
Title
Troubled island [sound recording] / an opera by William Grant Still ; libretto by Langston Hughes with additional lyrics by Verna Arvey.
Imprint
Flagstaff, AZ : William Grant Still Music, [2003]
Performer
Muriel O'Malley (Celeste), mezzo-soprano ; Nathaniel Sprinzena (Popo), tenor ; Marie Powers (Azelia), contralto ; Lawrence Winters (Dessalines), Baritone ; other soloists ; New York City Center Opera Company ; conducted by Laszlo Halasz.
Event
Recorded by the State Department from the first performance in 1949.
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Added Author
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Librettist
Arvey, Verna, 1910- Librettist
O'Malley, Muriel. voc
Sprinzena, Nathaniel. voc
Powers, Marie, 1910-1973. voc
Winters, Lawrence. voc
Halász, László, 1905-2001. Conductor
New York City Opera. Performer
Publisher No.
CD-A130 William Grant Still Music
CD-A130A William Grant Still Music
CD-A130B William Grant Still Music
Research Call Number
*LDC 40803 Notes on file.
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