The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival) , Part 5, Percussion ensemble concert [Part 1], 1986-04-26; [Chamber players concert], 1986-04-27Additional title: DemandAdditional title: Moonlight night: CarmelAdditional title: FullfillmentAdditional title: A sharp, where you'd expect a naturalAdditional title: Hark! from a pit a fearsome soundAdditional title: Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of Spring?"
NamesSlonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 (Adapter)Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (Lyricist)Williams, Jan, 1939- (Conductor)Williams, Jan, 1939- (Performer)Brady, Janet, (Violinist) (Performer)Renning, Jennifer (Performer)Appel, Toby, 1952- (Performer)Seletsky, Robin (Performer)Stalker, Stephen (Performer)Schneider, Charles, conductor (Performer)Mora, Alma, (Mezzo-soprano) (Performer)Pilgrim, Neva (Performer)Ponce, Walter (Performer)Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965 (Composer)Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003 (Composer)University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble (Performer)Catskill Chamber Players (Performer)Hartwick College (Host)Anderson Center for the Arts (Sponsor)
Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1986-04-26 - 1986-04-27
Table of Contents[Part 1] Percussion ensemble concert, 4/26/86 (0:00-20:31): Pulse (1939) / Henry Cowell (0:00-4:02) -- [Applause] (4:06-4:09) -- The song of the Queztecoatl [part 1] (1941) / Lou Harrison (4:10-7:48) -- [Applause] (7:52-7:56) -- Return (c1938) / Henry Cowell (8:02-13:41) -- [Applause] (13:42-13:45) -- [?] / Henry Cowell (?) (13:49-18:26) -- Ostinato pianissimo (1934) / Henry Cowell (18:32-20:25) -- [Applause] (20:26-20:31) |||| [Part 1] [1st half of Chamber players concert, 4/27/86 (20:34-40:47): 26 simutananeous mosasics (Robin Seletsky, clarinet ; Janet Brady, violin ; Stephen Stalker, cello ; Charles Schneider, piano ; Jan Williams, percussion) (1963) / Henry Cowell (20:34-28:00) -- [Applause] (28:01-28:07) -- Hymn and fuguing tune no. 7 (Toby Appel, viola ; Charles Schneider, piano) (1953): Hymn (28:13-31:40) ; Fuguing tune (31:54-35:12) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (35:14-35:17) -- Three songs on poems of Langston Hughes (1964): Demand (35:21-37:30) ; Moonlight night: Carmel (37:36-38:43) ; Fullfillment (38:55-40:47) (Alma Mora, mezzo-soprano ; Jennifer Renning, violin ; Toby Appel, viola ; Robin Seletsky, clarinet ; Stephen Stalker, cello) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (40:48-40:54)] |||| [Part 2] [2nd half of Chamber players concert, 4/27/86, to end: String quartet no. 4 (United quartet) (1936): Allegro (0:02-3:25) ; Andante con moto (3:33-5:24) ; Andante (5:36-6:57) ; Allegretto (7:06-9:23) ; Tempo di marcia (9:43-11:34) (Janet Brady and Jennifer Renning, violins ; Toby Appel, viola ; Stephen Stalker, cello) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (11:36-11:41) -- Three anti-modernists songs (1938): A sharp, where you'd expect a natural (11:48-14:37) ; Hark! from a pit a fearsome sound (14:48-18:30) ; Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of Spring?" (18:38-19:35) (Neva Pilgrim, soprano ; Walter Ponce, piano) / Henry Cowell-text selected from old newspapers by Nicholas Slonimsky -- [Applause] (19:36-19:42) -- Trio in nine short movements (1965): Largo tenuto (19:45-22:48) ; Allegretto (23:00-24:53) ; Andante (25:05-27:21) ; Allegro (27:27-29:09) ; Andante sostenuto (29:31-32:38) ; Allegro (32:56-34:39) ; Allegretto (34:53-35:51) ; Adagio cantabile (35:58-38:05) ; Allegro assai (38:14-38:48) (Janet Brady or Jennifer Renning, violin ; Stephen Stalker, cello ; Charles Schneider, piano) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (38:48-39:25)]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC 1296Shelf locator: *LT-10 7205--7206
TopicsHughes, Langston, 1902-1967Percussion ensemblesString quartetsPiano triosSongs (High voice) with pianoSongs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensembleSuites (Viola and piano)Quintets (Piano, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello)Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. PulseHarrison, Lou, 1917-2003. Song of QuetzecoatlCowell, Henry, 1897-1965. ReturnCowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Ostinato pianissimoCowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Simultaneous mosaicsCowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Hymn and fuguing tune, no. 7Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Songs by Langston HughesHughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Poems. SelectionsCowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 4Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Anti-modernist songsCowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Trio in nine short movements
NotesContent: Title from the guide to the Henry Cowell collection ; additional information from promotional poster and festival program (found in JPB 00-03, box 71, folder 11 (1986)).Numbering: "5 of 5; Cowell Festive Occasion; Oneonta, NY; 4/86"--Originally from audiocassette label.Content: "H. C. Coll. no. 53; Musical world of Henry Cowell-Percussion [ensemble]; 4/26/86; I"--Originally from preservation copy (*LT-10 7205)Content: "H. C. Coll. no. 54; Musical world of Henry Cowell-Percussion [ensemble]; 4/26/86; II"--Originally from preservation copy (*LT-10 7206)Performers: Part 1, 1st half: University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble ; Jan Williams, director. Part 1, 2nd half and Part 2: The Catskill Chamber Players (performers stated in contents) ; featuring Alma Mora, mezzo-soprano ; Neva Pilgrim, soprano ; Walter Ponce, piano, Toby Appel, viola, and Jan Williams, percussion.Venue: Live performance recording [Anderson Center Theater, Hartwick College], Oneonta, New York 1986 April 26 at 4:00 P. M. (Part 1: 0:00-20:31); [Slade Auditorium, Hartwick College], Oneonta, New York [1986 April 27] at 2:30 P. M. (Part 1 [starting at 20:34] and all of Part 2)Acquisition: Gift; Cowell, Mrs. Sidney 1968 *L (Special) 88-33Citation/reference: Forms part of: Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial sound recordings; for papers, see Henry Cowell papers, 1851-1994 in the Music Division, JPB 00-03.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (80:19) : analog, mono
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPW89-A175NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14388192MSS Unit ID: 20469RLIN/OCLC: 953193637NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21009623Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a8a0c890-2c72-0136-a045-027eded87374
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