The Resource Vox humana, Alfred Wolfsohn., (sound recording /)

Vox humana, Alfred Wolfsohn., (sound recording /)

Label
Vox humana
Title
Vox humana
Statement of responsibility
Alfred Wolfsohn.
Title variation
  • Experiments in extension of human vocal range
  • Alfred Wolfsohn's experiments in extension of human vocal range
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • und
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
IBS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1896-1962
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolfsohn, Alfred
Date time place
Recorded in England
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various students of A. Wolfsohn (5 women, 4 men, 1 boy) performing with piano, strings, and flute
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1897-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cowell, Henry
  • Shepard, Leslie
  • Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
  • Folkways Records
Series statement
Custom compact disc series.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Singing
  • Singing
  • Singing
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Vox humana, Alfred Wolfsohn., (sound recording /)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Demonstrations of extended vocal techniques, chiefly extreme range; also double-stopping and imitation of instrumental timbres
  • Previously released on LP in 1956 as Folkways FPX 123
  • Includes program notes by Henry Cowell and Leslie Shepard, filed separately from container
Accompanying material
insert ([7] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Lend me your ears [phonotation of words in range of 7 octaves : female voice] (:55) -- Duets in new vocal sounds [ (:15) -- Boy's voice (1:10) -- Four & five octave leaps on the word "viola" (:50) -- Double and multiple stopping by the voice (:48) -- Demonstration of different colorations on same notes [with four male voices ; with five female voices] (1:25 ; 1:27) -- Combination singing of Chanson triste [by Tchaikovsky] [with male and female voices] (1:27) -- New registers [male and female voice] (:45) -- Nine octaves (3:36) -- String quartet for four female voices (1:11) -- [Five] examples in single voice (7:46) -- Voice versus intruments [duets] : Female voice and viola (:36) ; Male voice and cello (:36) ; Female voice and violin (2:08) ; Female voice and flute (:30)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (26 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • FPX 6123
  • F-6123
  • FPX 6123
  • FPX 123
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43630744
  • (OCoLC)43630744
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Vox humana, Alfred Wolfsohn., (sound recording /)
Publication
Note
  • Demonstrations of extended vocal techniques, chiefly extreme range; also double-stopping and imitation of instrumental timbres
  • Previously released on LP in 1956 as Folkways FPX 123
  • Includes program notes by Henry Cowell and Leslie Shepard, filed separately from container
Accompanying material
insert ([7] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Lend me your ears [phonotation of words in range of 7 octaves : female voice] (:55) -- Duets in new vocal sounds [ (:15) -- Boy's voice (1:10) -- Four & five octave leaps on the word "viola" (:50) -- Double and multiple stopping by the voice (:48) -- Demonstration of different colorations on same notes [with four male voices ; with five female voices] (1:25 ; 1:27) -- Combination singing of Chanson triste [by Tchaikovsky] [with male and female voices] (1:27) -- New registers [male and female voice] (:45) -- Nine octaves (3:36) -- String quartet for four female voices (1:11) -- [Five] examples in single voice (7:46) -- Voice versus intruments [duets] : Female voice and viola (:36) ; Male voice and cello (:36) ; Female voice and violin (2:08) ; Female voice and flute (:30)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (26 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • FPX 6123
  • F-6123
  • FPX 6123
  • FPX 123
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43630744
  • (OCoLC)43630744
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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