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At the corner of the sky : Songs of wonder ; Cock Robin ; Copernicus : narrative & credo / Leo Smit.

Author/creator Smit, Leo, 1900-1943
Format Audio (CD) and Musical Sound Recording
Publication InfoNew York, NY : CRI, ℗1999.
Description1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorSmit, Leo, 1900-1943, instrumentalist, narrator, conductor.
Other author/creatorHerr, Martha, singer.
Other author/creatorLewis, Rachel (Soprano), singer.
Other author/creatorHoyle, Fred, 1915-2001, narrator.
Included WorkSmit, Leo, 1900-1943. At the corner of the sky.
Included WorkSmit, Leo, 1900-1943. Songs of wonder.
Included WorkSmit, Leo, 1900-1943. Cock Robin.
Included WorkSmit, Leo, 1900-1943. Copernicus.
Other author/creatorSt. Paul's Cathedral (Buffalo, N.Y.). Men and Boys Choir, performer.
Other author/creatorGregg Smith Singers performer.
Uniform titleVocal music. Selections
Series CRI American masters
CRI American masters. ^A285487
General noteText of the 1st work to poems of North American Indians; text of 2nd work by Beth Frost; the 3rd work based on a nursery rhyme; text of the 4th work, in English, Italian, and Latin, by Sir Fred Hoyle.
General noteOriginally released on CRI SD 370, 1977 (1st-2nd works); Spectrum SR 131, 1981 (3rd work); and Desto DS [i.e. DC] 7178, 1973 (4th work).
General noteCompact disc.
General noteDurations: 15:22; 4:32; 13:22; 24:11.
General noteProgram notes by the composer and texts (only partial text of the 3rd work) (19 p. : port.) in container.
Performer Leo Smit, speaker, Men and Boys Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, Buffalo, N.Y., Henrik Svitzer, flute, Nora Post, oboe (1st work) ; Martha Herr, soprano, Leo Smit, piano (2nd work) ; Rachel Lewis, soprano, Laurence Trott, piccolo, Jan Williams, percussion (3rd work) ; Sir Fred Hoyle, narrator, the Gregg Smith Singers, instrumental ensemble (Erich Graf, flute; John Moses, clarinet; Peter Simmons, bassoon; Edward Birdwell, horn; Allen [i.e. Allan] Dean, trumpet; Herb Rankin, trombone; Louise Schulman, viola; Gary Hickling, double bass), Leo Smit, conductor (4th work).
Date/time/place of a event noteRecorded Jan. (2nd work) and Mar. (1st work), 1977. The 4th work recorded in 1973 in New York City.
Other titleSongs of wonder.
Other titleCock Robin.
Other titleCopernicus.
UPC 090438082624
Publisher numberCD 826 CRI
Publisher numberSD 370 CRI
Publisher numberSR 131 Spectrum
Publisher numberDC 7178 Desto

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