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Author Chihara, Paul, 1938-
Uniform Title Instrumental music. Selections
Title Forever Escher [sound recording] ; Shinju ; Wind song / Paul Chihara.
Published New York, NY : New World Records, p2002.
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 Music & Media - CD Cabinet  M3.1.C45 F67 2002    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note The 2nd work a ballet in 1 act for orchestra and tape, based on the suicide plays of Chikamatsu Monzaemon; the 3rd work is a concerto.
Eds. recorded: C.F. Peters.
The 3rd work originally released as Everest LP [SDBR] 3327.
Compact disc.
Durations: 20:06; 22:27; 18:45.
Program notes by Steven Lacoste, biographical notes, and selected bibliography and discography (11 p. : port.) inserted in container.
Contents Forever Escher: Molto moderato (3:47) Allegro vivace: Ben ritmico (5:52) Calmo (3:40) Andante cantabile: Quarendo invenientes (6:47) -- Shinju: Prelude (1:10) Azumu asobi (1:49) Boy's solo (1:37) Butterflies (1:18) Girl's solo (2:34) Abduction (1:52) Fight (2:34) Pas de six (2:12) Separation (2:36) Scene change (0:37) Preparation (2:38) Death scene (1:30) -- Wind Song: Calmo (4:02) Liberamente (7:15) Con fantasia (7:28)
Performer Amherst Saxophone Quartet, Arcata String Quartet (1st work) ; Suenobu Togi, vocals (tape), Ballet Arts Orchestra, Paul Chihara, conductor (2nd work) ; Jeffrey Solow, violoncello, American Symphony Orchestra, Gerhard Samuel, conductor (3rd work).
Note Recorded Apr. 26, 2001, at St. Peter's Church, New York City (1st work), and June 1989, at The Enterprise Studio, Burbank, Calif. (2nd work).
Language Vocal portion of the 2nd work sung in Japanese.
Subject Octets (Saxophones (4), violins (2), viola, cello)
Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972 -- Songs and music.
Musique concrète.
Concertos (Cello)
Related Names Chikamatsu, Monzaemon, 1653-1725.
Togi, Suenobu. voc
Chihara, Paul, 1938- Conductor.
Solow, Jeffrey. Instrumentalist.
Samuel, Gerhard. Conductor.
Chihara, Paul, 1938- Forever Escher.
Chihara, Paul, 1938- Shin-Ju.
Chihara, Paul, 1938- Wind song.
Amherst Saxophone Quartet. Performer.
Arcata String Quartet. Performer.
Ballet Arts Orchestra. Performer.
American Symphony Orchestra (New York, N.Y.) Performer.
Standard # 093228059721
Publisher # 80597-2 New World Records
SDBR 3327 Everest
OCLC number 50169902