New Music for Young Ensembles Benefit Concert at National Arts Club, 1999-11-22Additional title: NMYE Benefit Concert at National Arts ClubAdditional title: Blue skiesAdditional title: Send in the clownsAdditional title: Bach up to meAdditional title: You must remember SpringAdditional title: You must believe in SpringAdditional title: Blow, blow thou winter windAdditional title: Sigh no more ladies, sigh no moreAdditional title: Come away, come away DeathAdditional title: Take, o take those lips awayAdditional title: Three rapsAdditional title: 3 rapsAdditional title: New Music for Young Ensembles recordingsAdditional title: Demoiselles de Rochefort (Motion picture)
NamesHyman, Dick, 1927- (Arranger)Hyman, Dick, 1927- (Composer)Hyman, Dick, 1927- (Commentator)Hyman, Dick, 1927- (Performer)Schaefer, John (Host)Rosengarten, Claire (Commentator)Bunch, Kenji, 1973- (Commentator)Phares, Keith (Performer)Chiu, Tom (Performer)Dufallo, Cornelius, 1973- (Performer)Adkins, Darrett (Performer)Flux Quartet (Performer)
New Music for Young Ensembles recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1999-11-22
Table of Contents[Part 1] [Excerpt] Blue skies (originally in the 1927 stage musical "Betsy") / I. Berlin (0:00-4:25) -- [Dick Hyman commentary 1] (4:32-5:03) -- Send in the clowns (originally from the musical "A little night music") / S. Sondheim (5:11-8:59) -- [Dick Hyman commentary 2] (9:15-10:15) -- Bach up to me / T. "Fats" Waller -- [Dick Hyman commentary 3] (13:05-13:23) -- You must remember Spring [You must believe in Spring = Chanson de Maxence (originally from the French film "Les demoiselles de Rochefort") / M. Legrand (13:29-17:02) -- [John Schaefer talks with Dick Hyman 1] (17:15-22:09) -- Songs from the plays of Shakespeare: Blow, blow thou winter wind (from As you like it) (23:09-24:44) ; Sigh no more ladies, sigh no more (from Much ado without nothing) (25:02-26:22) ; Come away, come away Death (from Twelfth night) (26:39-28:55) ; Take, o take those lips away (from Measure for measure) (29:15-31:15) / D. Hyman -- [John Schaefer talks with Dick Hyman 2] (31:25-34:43) -- [Claire Rosengarten gives thanks ; with Kenji Bunch, added commentary] (34:55-37:34) -- [John Schaefer talks with Dick Hyman 3] (37:40-38:17) -- Songs from the plays of Shakespeare: Take, o take those lips away (arranged for string quartet by D. Hyman) / D. Hyman (38:21-42:33) -- [John Schaefer talks, ends abruptly] (42:43-47:02)[Part 2] Three raps for piano and string quartet (world premiere, rehearsal?): Rap I: Moderato (0:23-2:49) ; Rap II: Andante (3:06-8:35) ; Rap III: Allegretto (8:43-12:04) -- [Group rehearsals: Take, o take those lips away (string quartet version, take 1 & 2) (12:12-18:04) ; Sigh no more ladies, sigh no more (18:05-19:25) ; Come away, come away Death (19:36-21:57) ; Take, o take those lips away (vocal version) (22:09-24:19) / D. Hyman] -- [Claire Rosengarten and Keith Phares converse] (24:20-25:00) -- [Piano rehearsals: Blue skies excerpt / I. Berlin (25:01) -- Send in the clowns / Sondheim (27:04-29:41) -- Bach up to me / T. "Fats" Waller (29:43-31:55)] -- [Claire and Dick converse (low volume)] (31:56-36:00) -- [Setting up] (36:01-38:49)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1012
TopicsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616Piano musicImprovisation (Music)Variations (Piano)Piano music (Jazz)Songs (Medium voice) with pianoString quartets, ArrangedPiano quintetsMusicalsMotion picture musicBerlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Blue skies (Song); arrangedSondheim, Stephen. Little night music. Send in the clowns; arrangedWaller, Fats, 1904-1943. Bach up to me; arrangedLegrand, Michel, 1932- Demoiselles de Rochefort. Chanson de Maxence; arrangedHyman, Dick, 1927- Songs from the plays of Shakespeare. SelectionsHyman, Dick, 1927- Songs from the plays of Shakespeare. Take, o take those lips away; arrangedHyman, Dick, 1927- Raps; arranged
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Title from label on cassette container.Performers: Dick Hyman, piano (file 1: 1st-4th, 10th works; file 2: 1st, 3rd-9th works), arranger and commentator ; Keith Pharis [Phares], baritone (file 1: 5th-8th works; file 2: 3rd-5th works) ; The Flux String Quartet (Tom Chiu and Cornelius Dufallo, violins ; Kenji Bunch, viola ; Darrett Adkins, cello) (file 1: 9th-10th works; file 2: 1st-2nd works) ; John Schaefer, host ; with Claire Rosengarten and Kenji Bunch, added commentary.Venue: Recorded National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, New York 1999 November 22.Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, New Music for Young Ensembles records.Content: Forms part of: New Music for Young Ensembles recordings, in *L (Special) 10-17.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 2 audio cassettes (85 min., 51 sec.) : analog, stereo
DescriptionRaw recording of the benefit. Composer and pianist Dick Hyman takes the reins of the evening with his own music, his inventive piano variations/improvisations of other people's music and his sparkling commentary between pieces, sometimes talking with host John Schaefer and NMYE board head Claire Rosengarten. Baritone Keith Phares replaced tenor Robert White due to illness. File 2 contains mostly rehearsal recordings and backstage commentary before the event.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20232760RLIN/OCLC: 882916491Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ab0e8d90-b6ee-0133-be57-3c07547a230f
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