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King Gesar

Title
King Gesar / Peter Lieberson ; [libretto by Douglas Penick].
Author
Lieberson, Peter, 1946-2011.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : Sony Classical, [1996], ℗1996.

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Additional Authors
  • Penick, Douglas J., 1944-
  • Ebrahim, Omar
  • Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955-
  • Serkin, Peter, 1947-2020
  • Ax, Emanuel
  • Adorján, András, 1944-
  • Marshall, Deborah
  • Purvis, William
  • Taylor, David, 1944-
  • Hüge, Stefan
  • Lieberson, Peter, 1946-2011
Description
1 audio disc (approximately 55 min.) : digital; 4 3/4 in. +
Uniform Title
King Gesar
Alternative Title
King Gesar
Subjects
Note
  • For narrator and instrumental ensemble; recounts the Tibetan myth about the magical birth and heroic exploits of King Gesar.
  • Compact disc.
  • Biographical and program notes, principally by the composer, and vocal text ([34] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded at Chapin Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, August 25-29, 1993.
Language (note)
  • Performed in English.
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\u0027s song of completion (6:44)
LCCN
  • 00715256
  • 074645797120
  • 7464579712
OCLC
  • ocm35964040
  • 35964040
  • SCSB-5531675
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries