New Music for Young Ensembles Benefit Concert at National Arts Club, 1999-11-22

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Title
New Music for Young Ensembles Benefit Concert at National Arts Club, 1999-11-22
Additional title: NMYE Benefit Concert at National Arts Club
Additional title: Blue skies
Additional title: Send in the clowns
Additional title: Bach up to me
Additional title: You must remember Spring
Additional title: You must believe in Spring
Additional title: Blow, blow thou winter wind
Additional title: Sigh no more ladies, sigh no more
Additional title: Come away, come away Death
Additional title: Take, o take those lips away
Additional title: Three raps
Additional title: 3 raps
Additional title: New Music for Young Ensembles recordings
Additional title: Demoiselles de Rochefort (Motion picture)
Names
Hyman, 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)
Collection

New Music for Young Ensembles recordings

Dates / Origin
Date 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 locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1012
Topics
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Piano music
Improvisation (Music)
Variations (Piano)
Piano music (Jazz)
Songs (Medium voice) with piano
String quartets, Arranged
Piano quintets
Musicals
Motion picture music
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Blue skies (Song); arranged
Sondheim, Stephen. Little night music. Send in the clowns; arranged
Waller, Fats, 1904-1943. Bach up to me; arranged
Legrand, Michel, 1932- Demoiselles de Rochefort. Chanson de Maxence; arranged
Hyman, Dick, 1927- Songs from the plays of Shakespeare. Selections
Hyman, Dick, 1927- Songs from the plays of Shakespeare. Take, o take those lips away; arranged
Hyman, Dick, 1927- Raps; arranged
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 2 audio cassettes (85 min., 51 sec.) : analog, stereo
Description
Raw 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20232760
RLIN/OCLC: 882916491
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ab0e8d90-b6ee-0133-be57-3c07547a230f
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New Music for Young Ensembles Benefit Concert at National Arts Club, 1999-11-22