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Cantatas 1, 3, 4, & 6 : Piano fantasy / Hugh Aitken.

Author/creator Aitken, Hugh
Format Audio (CD) and Musical Sound Recording
Publication InfoNew York, NY : CRI, ℗1976, 1998.
Description1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorBressler, Charles singer.
Other author/creatorHakes, Jean, singer.
Other author/creatorOpalach, Jan, singer.
Other author/creatorKaplan, Melvin, instrumentalist.
Other author/creatorKraber, Karl instrumentalist.
Other author/creatorKwalwasser, Helen instrumentalist.
Other author/creatorLynch, Ynez, instrumentalist.
Other author/creatorArico, Fortunato instrumentalist.
Other author/creatorLevine, Julius instrumentalist.
Other author/creatorTaylor, Ted instrumentalist.
Other author/creatorKirkpatrick, Gary, 1941- instrumentalist.
Included WorkAitken, Hugh. Cantatas, no. 1.
Included WorkAitken, Hugh. Cantatas, no. 3.
Included WorkAitken, Hugh Cantatas, no. 4.
Included WorkAitken, Hugh. Fantasies, piano.
Included WorkAitken, Hugh. Cantatas, no. 6.
Uniform titleWorks. Selections
Contents Cantata No. 1 : Recitative: Behold! O man (2:53) ; Pluck the fruit and taste the pleasure (1:30) ; Recitiative: What if a day (1:07) ; Drink today and drown all sorrow (1:00) ; Aria: Fair is the rose (2:44) ; Hey nonny no (0:37) -- Canbtata No. 3 : For death will come still too soon (1:29) ; An island (2:42) ; There (1:39) ; Now (2:39) ; On this Greek Island (1:58) ; Atlantic coast: afterward (1:59) -- Cantata No. 4 : Desnuda está la tierrra...(2:46) ; MI BUFÓN (1:22) ; O tarde luminosa! (2:16) ; Pegasos, lindos pegasos (1:17) ; El sol un globo de fuego...(2:29) ; CAMPO (3:58) -- Piano fantasy (16:39) -- Cantata No. 6 Remembering (20:54).
General noteThe cantatas for solo voice, with various instrumental acc. (no. 1: oboe, string trio; no. 3: oboe, viola; no. 4: flute, oboe, violoncello, double bass; no. 6: piano).
General noteCompact disc; in part analog recording.
General noteAll except the final work originally released by CRI as analog record, 1976 (SD 365)
General noteBiographical and program notes, in part by the composer, and vocal texts with English translations (18 p.) inserted in container.
Performer In the cantatas: Charles Bressler, tenor (no. 1, 3) ; Jean Hakes, soprano (no. 4) ; Jan Opalach, bass-baritone (no. 6) ; with, variously: Melvin Kaplan, oboe ; Karl Kraber, flute ; Helen Kwalwasser, violin ; Ynez Lynch, viola ; Fortunato Arico, violoncello ; Julius Levine, double bass ; Ted Taylor, piano. In the Fantasy: Gary Kirkpatrick, piano.
Date/time/place of a event noteCantata no. 6 recorded at Music Designs Studio, NYC, 1997.
LanguageCantatas sung in English or (no. 4) Spanish; words from Elizabethan texts (no. 1), and poems by Willis Barnstone, Antonio Machado and Rainer Maria Rilke (no. 3, 4, and 6, respectively).
ISRC 090438077422
Publisher numberCD 774 CRI

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