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White moon : songs to Morpheus

White moon : songs to Morpheus / Dawn Upshaw.
  • New York : Nonesuch, [1996]
  • ℗1996

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Additional Authors
  • Upshaw, Dawn
  • Garrett, Margo
  • Assad, Sérgio
  • Assad, Odair
  • Bartlett, Eric
  • Rotholz, Susan
  • Starobin, David
  • Baker, James, 1957-
  • Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930.
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
  • Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643.
  • Seeger, Ruth Crawford, 1901-1953.
  • Schwantner, Joseph, 1943-
  • Dowland, John, 1563?-1626.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor.
  • Crumb, George.
  • Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, instrumentalist.
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Alternative Title
Songs to Morpheus
Streaming audio.
  • In part opera excerpts. The 1st, 4th and 5th works with piano acc.; the 2nd with chamber orchestra; the 3rd and 9th with 2 guitars; the 6th with guitar; the 7th with 8 violoncellos; the 9th with alto flute/piccolo, banjo, electric violoncello and percussion.
Language (note)
  • The 3rd work sung in Italian, the 7th in Portuguese, the 8th in Spanish, the remainder in English.
Sleep / Warlock (2:20) -- Gentle Morpheus / Handel (7:05) -- Oblivion soave / Monteverdi ; arr. Sérgio Assad (2:21) -- White moon / Crawford Seeger (2:05) -- Black anemones / Schwantner (4:26) -- Weep you no more, sad fountains / Dowland ; arr. Sérgio Assad (2:18) -- Aria from Bachianas brasileiras no. 5 / Villa-Lobos (6:18) -- Night of the four moons / Crumb (15:22) -- See, even night / Purcell ; arr. Sérgio Assad (3:30).
White moon : songs to Morpheus / Dawn Upshaw.
New York : Nonesuch, [1996]
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Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
Type of Carrier
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Dawn Upshaw, soprano ; with Margo Garrett, piano ; Sérgio and Odair Assad, guitars ; Eric Bartlett, electric cello ; Susan Rotholz, alto flute, piccolo ; David Starobin, banjo ; James Baker, percussion ; members of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra ; and assisting artists.
Recorded 1995 June Hit Factory, New York City.
The 3rd work sung in Italian, the 7th in Portuguese, the 8th in Spanish, the remainder in English.
Source of description
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Added Author
Upshaw, Dawn, singer.
Garrett, Margo, instrumentalist.
Assad, Sérgio, arranger of music, guitarist.
Assad, Odair, instrumentalist.
Bartlett, Eric, instrumentalist.
Rotholz, Susan, instrumentalist.
Starobin, David, instrumentalist.
Baker, James, 1957- instrumentalist.
Container of (work): Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930. Sleep.
Container of (work): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Alceste. Gentle Morpheus.
Container of (expression): Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643. Incoronazione di Poppea. Oblivion soave; arranged.
Container of (work): Seeger, Ruth Crawford, 1901-1953. Songs (1929). White moon.
Container of (work): Schwantner, Joseph, 1943- Poems of Agueda Pizarro, soprano, piano. Black anemones.
Container of (expression): Dowland, John, 1563?-1626. Songs or ayres, 3rd book. Weepe you no more, sad fountaines; arranged.
Container of (work): Villa-Lobos, Heitor. Bachianas brasileiras, no. 5. Aria.
Container of (work): Crumb, George. Night of the four moons.
Container of (expression): Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Fairy queen. See, even Night herself is here; arranged.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Other Form:
Source record: Upshaw, Dawn. White moon. New York : Nonesuch, ℗1996 (OCoLC)34563498
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603497076666 Nonesuch
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