The Resource Musicworks 50

Musicworks 50

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Musicworks 50
Title
Musicworks 50
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1st work from Otter Bay 101 CD and cassette, released 1989. 3rd work recorded approx. July 1990. 4th work released in 1990 on Virgin Records. 5th work recorded at the University of Buffalo Recording Studio, Nov., 1988; released on Ear-Rational Records ECD 1007. 6th work recorded at a live performance at the Alternative Museum, NYC, April, 1989
PerformerNote
In 1st work: Robert Minden Ensemble (French horn, flute, trumpet, musical saw); in addition, all performers play a variety of percussion instruments. In 2nd work: Daniel Goode, clarinet; Philip Corner, piano; William Hellermann, guitar. In 4th work: Electric Phoenix (vocal ensemble) and the composer. In 5th work: S.E.M. Ensemble and the U/B Percussion Ensemble. In 6th work: Rob Schwimmer, piano; Mark Feldman, violin; Tomas Ulrich, cello; Ratzo Harris, contrabass; Thurman Barker, marimba; the composer operating the computer system
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1952-
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  • Corner, Philip
  • Hellermann, William
  • Schwimmer, Robert
  • Feldman, Mark
  • Ulrich, Tomas
  • Harris, Ratzo
  • Barker, Thurman
  • Goode, Daniel
  • Burtch, Michael
  • Wishart, Trevor
  • Kotík, Petr
  • Torikai, Ushio
  • Robert Minden Ensemble
  • Electric Phoenix (Musical group)
  • S.E.M. Ensemble
  • U/B Percussion Ensemble
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  • Monologues with music
  • Percussion ensembles
  • Wind instrument and percussion music
  • Thrushes
  • Trios (clarinet, piano, guitar)
  • Sound sculpture
  • Vocal quartets with electronics
  • Electronic music
  • Instrumental ensembles
  • Sextets (violin, violoncello, contrabass, piano, marimba, computer)
  • Computer music
Label
Musicworks 50
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1st work is a "contemporary folk tale for storyteller, percussion, and acoustic inventions." 2nd work, for clarinet, piano and guitar, is "a simultaneous performance of three separate transcriptions...of hermit thrush songs....": "Phrases of the Hermit Thrush"; the piccolo part from "Tuba Thrush"; a guitar transcription of "The Thrush from Upper Dunakyn," originally written for alto flute. 3rd work is recordings of a waterfront sound sculpture. 4th work consists of amplified vocal quartets with electronics. 5th work for 2 flutes, 2 trumpets, 2 keyboards, and 8 percussionists. 6th work for piano, violin, cello, contrabass, marimba, and live computer system
Contents
Selections from "The boy who wanted to talk to whales" / The Robert Minden Ensemble -- Thrush polyphony (excerpts) Daniel Goode -- Harbour sounds ashore / Michael Burtch -- The VOX cycle (excerpts) / Trevor Wishart -- Wilsie bridge / Petr Kotik -- There . [symbol in the general shape of a cloverleaf] [excerpt from evening-length work] / Ushio Torikai
Extent
1 cassette tape.
Label
Musicworks 50
Publication
Note
1st work is a "contemporary folk tale for storyteller, percussion, and acoustic inventions." 2nd work, for clarinet, piano and guitar, is "a simultaneous performance of three separate transcriptions...of hermit thrush songs....": "Phrases of the Hermit Thrush"; the piccolo part from "Tuba Thrush"; a guitar transcription of "The Thrush from Upper Dunakyn," originally written for alto flute. 3rd work is recordings of a waterfront sound sculpture. 4th work consists of amplified vocal quartets with electronics. 5th work for 2 flutes, 2 trumpets, 2 keyboards, and 8 percussionists. 6th work for piano, violin, cello, contrabass, marimba, and live computer system
Contents
Selections from "The boy who wanted to talk to whales" / The Robert Minden Ensemble -- Thrush polyphony (excerpts) Daniel Goode -- Harbour sounds ashore / Michael Burtch -- The VOX cycle (excerpts) / Trevor Wishart -- Wilsie bridge / Petr Kotik -- There . [symbol in the general shape of a cloverleaf] [excerpt from evening-length work] / Ushio Torikai
Extent
1 cassette tape.

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