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The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival) : [Chamber players concert], 1986-04-27.

Title
The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival) : Part 5. Percussion ensemble concert, [Part 1], 1986-04-26; [Chamber players concert], 1986-04-27.
Publication
1986.

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Additional Authors
  • Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995
  • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
  • Williams, Jan, 1939-
  • Brady, Janet (Violinist)
  • Renning, Jennifer
  • Appel, Toby, 1952-
  • Seletsky, Robin
  • Stalker, Stephen
  • Schneider, Charles (Conductor)
  • Mora, Alma (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Pilgrim, Neva
  • Ponce, Walter
  • Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965.
  • Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003.
  • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
  • University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble, performer.
  • Catskill Chamber Players, performer.
  • Hartwick College, host.
  • Anderson Center for the Arts, sponsor.
Found In
Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial sound recordings.
Description
2 streaming audio files (80:19) : digital, mono.
Alternative Title
  • Demand.
  • Moonlight night: Carmel.
  • Fullfillment.
  • A sharp, where you'd expect a natural.
  • Hark! from a pit a fearsome sound.
  • Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of Spring?"
  • Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial sound recordings
Subject
  • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 > Musical settings
  • Percussion ensembles
  • String quartets
  • Piano trios
  • Songs (High voice) with piano
  • Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble
  • Suites (Viola and piano)
  • Quintets (Piano, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello)
Genre/Form
  • Suites.
  • Songs.
Note
  • Title from the guide to the Henry Cowell collection ; additional information from promotional poster and festival program (found in JPB 00-03, box 71, folder 11 (1986)).
  • "5 of 5; Cowell Festive Occasion; Oneonta, NY; 4/86"--Originally from audiocassette label.
  • "H. C. Coll. no. 53; Musical world of Henry Cowell-Percussion [ensemble]; 4/26/86; I"--Originally from preservation copy (*LT-10 7205)
  • "H. C. Coll. no. 54; Musical world of Henry Cowell-Percussion [ensemble]; 4/26[27]/86; II"--Originally from preservation copy (*LT-10 7206)
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming video only onsite at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Source (note)
  • Cowell, Mrs. Sidney
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial sound recordings; for papers, see Henry Cowell papers, 1851-1994 in the Music Division, JPB 00-03.
Processing Action (note)
  • transfer date;
Contents
  • [Part 1] Percussion ensemble concert, 4/26/86 (0:00-20:31): Pulse (1939) / Henry Cowell (0:00-4:02) -- [Applause] (4:06-4:09) -- The song of the Queztecoatl [part 1] (1941) / Lou Harrison (4:10-7:48) -- [Applause] (7:52-7:56) -- Return (c1938) / Henry Cowell (8:02-13:41) -- [Applause] (13:42-13:45) -- [?] / Henry Cowell (?) (13:49-18:26) -- Ostinato pianissimo (1934) / Henry Cowell (18:32-20:25) -- [Applause] (20:26-20:31)
  • [Part 1] [1st half of Chamber players concert, 4/27/86 (20:34-40:47): 26 simutananeous mosasics (Robin Seletsky, clarinet ; Janet Brady, violin ; Stephen Stalker, cello ; Charles Schneider, piano ; Jan Williams, percussion) (1963) / Henry Cowell (20:34-28:00) -- [Applause] (28:01-28:07) -- Hymn and fuguing tune no. 7 (Toby Appel, viola ; Charles Schneider, piano) (1953): Hymn (28:13-31:40) ; Fuguing tune (31:54-35:12) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (35:14-35:17) -- Three songs on poems of Langston Hughes (1964): Demand (35:21-37:30) ; Moonlight night: Carmel (37:36-38:43) ; Fullfillment (38:55-40:47) (Alma Mora, mezzo-soprano ; Jennifer Renning, violin ; Toby Appel, viola ; Robin Seletsky, clarinet ; Stephen Stalker, cello) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (40:48-40:54)]
  • [Part 2] [2nd half of Chamber players concert, 4/27/86, to end: String quartet no. 4 (United quartet) (1936): Allegro (0:02-3:25) ; Andante con moto (3:33-5:24) ; Andante (5:36-6:57) ; Allegretto (7:06-9:23) ; Tempo di marcia (9:43-11:34) (Janet Brady and Jennifer Renning, violins ; Toby Appel, viola ; Stephen Stalker, cello) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (11:36-11:41) -- Three anti-modernists songs (1938): A sharp, where you'd expect a natural (11:48-14:37) ; Hark! from a pit a fearsome sound (14:48-18:30) ; Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of Spring?" (18:38-19:35) (Neva Pilgrim, soprano ; Walter Ponce, piano) / Henry Cowell-text selected from old newspapers by Nicholas Slonimsky -- [Applause] (19:36-19:42) -- Trio in nine short movements (1965): Largo tenuto (19:45-22:48) ; Allegretto (23:00-24:53) ; Andante (25:05-27:21) ; Allegro (27:27-29:09) ; Andante sostenuto (29:31-32:38) ; Allegro (32:56-34:39) ; Allegretto (34:53-35:51) ; Adagio cantabile (35:58-38:05) ; Allegro assai (38:14-38:48) (Janet Brady or Jennifer Renning, violin ; Stephen Stalker, cello ; Charles Schneider, piano) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (38:48-39:25)]
Call Number
*LTC 1296
OCLC
  • 953193637
  • 953193637
Title
The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival) : Part 5. Percussion ensemble concert, [Part 1], 1986-04-26; [Chamber players concert], 1986-04-27.
Production
1986.
Playing Time
004054 003925
Type of Content
performed music
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Performer
Part 1, 1st half: University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble ; Jan Williams, director. Part 1, 2nd half and Part 2: The Catskill Chamber Players (performers stated in contents) ; featuring Alma Mora, mezzo-soprano ; Neva Pilgrim, soprano ; Walter Ponce, piano, Toby Appel, viola, and Jan Williams, percussion.
Event
Live performance recording [Anderson Center Theater, Hartwick College], Oneonta, New York 1986 April 26 at 4:00 P. M. (Part 1: 0:00-20:31); [Slade Auditorium, Hartwick College], Oneonta, New York [1986 April 27] at 2:30 P. M. (Part 1 [starting at 20:34] and all of Part 2)
Access
Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming video only onsite at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audiocassette : analog, mono) in *LTC 1296.
Preservation copies: (2 audiotape reels : analog, mono, 7 1/2 ips ; 10 in.) in *LT-10 7205--7206.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial sound recordings; for papers, see Henry Cowell papers, 1851-1994 in the Music Division, JPB 00-03.
Local Note
Preservation files: (2 audio files : digital, WAV file, 96 kHz, 24 bit), in long term storage, Digital Library Processing server [myh_ltc1296_v01f01_em (Part 1) and myh_ltc1296_v01f02_em (Part 2)].
Source
Gift; Cowell, Mrs. Sidney 1968 *L (Special) 88-33
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Added Author
Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995, adapter.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, lyricist.
Williams, Jan, 1939- conductor.
Williams, Jan, 1939- performer.
Brady, Janet (Violinist), performer.
Renning, Jennifer, performer.
Appel, Toby, 1952- performer.
Seletsky, Robin, performer.
Stalker, Stephen, performer.
Schneider, Charles (Conductor), performer.
Mora, Alma (Mezzo-soprano), performer.
Pilgrim, Neva, performer.
Ponce, Walter, performer.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Pulse.
Container of (work): Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003. Song of Quetzecoatl.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Return.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Ostinato pianissimo.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Simultaneous mosaics.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Hymn and fuguing tune, no. 7.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Songs by Langston Hughes.
Musical setting of (work): Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Poems. Selections.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 4.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Anti-modernist songs.
Container of (work): Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Trio in nine short movements.
University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble, performer.
Catskill Chamber Players, performer.
Hartwick College, host.
Anderson Center for the Arts, sponsor.
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995, donor.
Added Title
Demand.
Moonlight night: Carmel.
Fullfillment.
A sharp, where you'd expect a natural.
Hark! from a pit a fearsome sound.
Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of Spring?"
Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial sound recordings
Found In:
Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial sound recordings.
Research Call Number
*LTC 1296
*LT-10 7205--7206
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