The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival), Part 3, Lecture/Recital, 1986-04-25; Wind Ensemble concert, 1986-04-26

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The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival), Part 3, Lecture/Recital, 1986-04-25; Wind Ensemble concert, 1986-04-26
Names
Prins, Rene (Conductor)
Mikhashoff, Yvar, 1941-1993 (Speaker)
Mikhashoff, Yvar, 1941-1993 (Performer)
Aldridge, B. L.(Benjamin L.) (Performer)
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965 (Composer)
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954 (Composer)
Becker, John J (Composer)
Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971 (Composer)
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961 (Composer)
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 (Composer)
Cowell Festival Wind Ensemble (Performer)
Anderson Center for the Arts (Sponsor)
Hartwick College (Host)
Collection

Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-04-25 - 1986-04-26
Table of Contents
[Part 1]: Lecture/Recital: "Henry Cowell and the American Five". [Opening lecture remarks] (0:00-0:17) ; Brief lecture on "Advertisement" (0:18-2:30) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; Advertisement (1914) / Henry Cowell (2:38-4:01) -- [Applause] (4:02-4:11) -- Brief lecture on "The tides of Minaldron [Manaunaun]" (4:20-5:18) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; The tides of Manaunaun (1917) / Henry Cowell (5:26-8:28) -- [Applause] (8:29-8:34) -- Brief lecture on "Fabric" (8:35-11:21) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; Fabric (1920) / Henry Cowell (11:26-13:20) -- [Applause] (13:21-13:25) -- Brief lecture on "The banshee" (13:27-15:00) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; The banshee (1925) / Henry Cowell (15:07-17:10) -- [Applause] (17:11-17:25) -- Brief lecture on "Improvisation [no. 1]" (17:26-19:36) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; Improvisation [no. 1] (1933, used for a recording in 1938) / Charles Ives (19:41-21:07) -- [Applause] (21:08-21:13) -- Brief lecture on "Dances" (21:14-22:56) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; Dances no. 3 (from "Four dances") (1930s) / John J. Becker (23:01-26:15) -- [Applause] (26:16-26:20) -- Brief lecture on "Evocation no. 1" (26:28-27:58) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; Evocation no. 1 (1934-?) / Carl Ruggles (28:04-30:00) -- [Applause] (30:10-30:13) -- Brief lecture on "Tone clusters" (30:22-31:08) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; Tone clusters (1944) (no. 10 of "The new and old, op. 38") / Wallingford Riegger (31:10-32:58) -- [Applause] (32:58-33:04) -- Brief lecture on "Sneaking" (33:06-38:43) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; Sneaking (from "Six [Nine] Ings" (1917-1922) / Henry Cowell (33:46-36:48) -- [Applause] (36:49-36:53) -- Brief lecture on "Aeolian harp" (37:00-38:41) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; Aeolian harp (1923) / Henry Cowell (38:45-41:10) -- [Applause] (41:11-41:17) -- Brief lecture on "The amenable [amiable] conversation" (41:19-41:35) / Yvar Mikhashoff ; The amenable [amiable] coversation (1917) / Henry Cowell (41:38-42:36) -- [Applause] (42:37-43:44)
[Part 2]: Wind Ensemble Concert. Shipshape overture (1941) / Henry Cowell (0:00-7:03) -- [Applause] (7:04-7:07) -- Shoonthree (1943) / Henry Cowell (7:11-11:28) -- [Applause] (11:32-11:34) -- A curse and a blessing (1949): A curse of balor of the evil eye (11:44-13:12) ; The blessing of Lugh of the shining face (13:16-18:04) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (18:06-18:08) -- Grandma's rhumba (1946) / Henry Cowell (18:16-22:08) -- [Applause] (22:09-22:12) -- At the beach (1943) / Virgil Thomson (22:13-31:41) -- [Applause] (31:43-31:45) -- Animal magic (of the Greenland Eskimo) (1941 [1944]) / Henry Cowell (31:51-35:51) -- [Applause] (35:53-35:54) -- Celtic set (1938): Reel (35:59-39:30) ; Caoine (39:52-44:11) ; Hornpipe (44:25-46:59) / Henry Cowell [ends abruptly]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC 1294
Shelf locator: *LT-10 7201--7202
Topics
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Works
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954
Becker, John J
Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995
Piano music -- 20th century
Operas
Trumpet with wind ensemble
Wind ensembles
Overtures (Instrumental ensemble)
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Advertisement
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Irish legends. Tides of Manaunaun
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Fabric
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Banshee
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. Improvisations, piano. No. 1
Becker, John J. Dances, piano, no. 3
Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971. Evocations, no. 1
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961. New and old. Tone clusters
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Ings. Sneaking
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Aeolian harp
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Amiable conversation
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Shipshape overture
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Shoonthree
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Curse and a blessing
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Grandma's rhumba
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Bains-bar; arranged
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Animal magic
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Celtic set
Genres
Music
Speeches
Notes
Content: 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: "3 of 5; Cowell Festive Occasion; Oneonta, NY; 4/86"--Originally from audiocassette label.
Content: "H. C. Coll. no. 49; Musical world of Henry Cowell-Chamber concert; 4/26 [25]/86; I"--Originally from preservation copy (*LT-10 7201)
Content: "H. C. Coll. no. 5[0]; Musical world of Henry Cowell-Chamber concert; 4/26/86; II"--Originally from preservation copy (*LT-10 7202)
Content: "Henry Cowell and the American Five: a lecture/recital by Yvar Mikhashoff; Friday April 25, 1986; Anderson Center Theater; 3 pm; Program to be announced"--Originally from festival program (found in JPB 00-03, box 71, folder 11 (1986)).
Performers: Part 1: Yvar Mikhashoff, lecturer and piano. Part 2: The Cowell Festival Wind Ensemble ; Benjamin Aldridge, trumpet (5th-7th and 10th works) ; Rene Prins, conductor.
Venue: Live lecture and piano recital recording [Anderson Theater Center, Hartwick College], Oneonta, New York 1986 April [25] at 3:00 P. M. (Part 1); Live concert recording [Anderson Center Music Circle, Hartwick College], Oneonta, New York 1986 April [26] at 11:00 A. M. (Part 2)
Acquisition: Gift; Cowell, Mrs. Sidney 1968 *L (Special) 88-33
Citation/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 Description
1 audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (90:45) : analog, mono
Description
In Part 1, lecturer and pianist Yvar Mikhashoff gives brief commentaries on each of the piano pieces, Cowell's own personal reflections of each composer, and the pieces' prescribed performing and notation styles, all interspersed throughout the lecture/recital. Some of the people he contacted with in preparing the lecture were Sidney Robertson Cowell and John Cage. In Part 2, Rene Prins leads the The Cowell Festival Wind Ensemble in a live concert, featuring trumpeter Benjamin Aldridge.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 953034388
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21009144
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aeb72460-2c70-0136-f59f-73ea9cabc59d
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The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival)