The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival) , Part 5, Percussion ensemble concert [Part 1], 1986-04-26; [Chamber players concert], 1986-04-27

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The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival) , Part 5, Percussion ensemble concert [Part 1], 1986-04-26; [Chamber players concert], 1986-04-27
Additional title: Demand
Additional title: Moonlight night: Carmel
Additional title: Fullfillment
Additional title: A sharp, where you'd expect a natural
Additional title: Hark! from a pit a fearsome sound
Additional title: Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of Spring?"
Names
Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 (Adapter)
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (Lyricist)
Williams, Jan, 1939- (Conductor)
Williams, Jan, 1939- (Performer)
Brady, Janet, (Violinist) (Performer)
Renning, Jennifer (Performer)
Appel, Toby, 1952- (Performer)
Seletsky, Robin (Performer)
Stalker, Stephen (Performer)
Schneider, Charles, conductor (Performer)
Mora, Alma, (Mezzo-soprano) (Performer)
Pilgrim, Neva (Performer)
Ponce, Walter (Performer)
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965 (Composer)
Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003 (Composer)
University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble (Performer)
Catskill Chamber Players (Performer)
Hartwick College (Host)
Anderson Center for the Arts (Sponsor)
Collection

Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-04-26 - 1986-04-27
Table of Contents
[Part 1] Percussion ensemble concert, 4/26/86 (0:00-20:31): Pulse (1939) / Henry Cowell (0:00-4:02) -- [Applause] (4:06-4:09) -- The song of the Queztecoatl [part 1] (1941) / Lou Harrison (4:10-7:48) -- [Applause] (7:52-7:56) -- Return (c1938) / Henry Cowell (8:02-13:41) -- [Applause] (13:42-13:45) -- [?] / Henry Cowell (?) (13:49-18:26) -- Ostinato pianissimo (1934) / Henry Cowell (18:32-20:25) -- [Applause] (20:26-20:31)
[Part 1] [1st half of Chamber players concert, 4/27/86 (20:34-40:47): 26 simutananeous mosasics (Robin Seletsky, clarinet ; Janet Brady, violin ; Stephen Stalker, cello ; Charles Schneider, piano ; Jan Williams, percussion) (1963) / Henry Cowell (20:34-28:00) -- [Applause] (28:01-28:07) -- Hymn and fuguing tune no. 7 (Toby Appel, viola ; Charles Schneider, piano) (1953): Hymn (28:13-31:40) ; Fuguing tune (31:54-35:12) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (35:14-35:17) -- Three songs on poems of Langston Hughes (1964): Demand (35:21-37:30) ; Moonlight night: Carmel (37:36-38:43) ; Fullfillment (38:55-40:47) (Alma Mora, mezzo-soprano ; Jennifer Renning, violin ; Toby Appel, viola ; Robin Seletsky, clarinet ; Stephen Stalker, cello) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (40:48-40:54)]
[Part 2] [2nd half of Chamber players concert, 4/27/86, to end: String quartet no. 4 (United quartet) (1936): Allegro (0:02-3:25) ; Andante con moto (3:33-5:24) ; Andante (5:36-6:57) ; Allegretto (7:06-9:23) ; Tempo di marcia (9:43-11:34) (Janet Brady and Jennifer Renning, violins ; Toby Appel, viola ; Stephen Stalker, cello) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (11:36-11:41) -- Three anti-modernists songs (1938): A sharp, where you'd expect a natural (11:48-14:37) ; Hark! from a pit a fearsome sound (14:48-18:30) ; Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of Spring?" (18:38-19:35) (Neva Pilgrim, soprano ; Walter Ponce, piano) / Henry Cowell-text selected from old newspapers by Nicholas Slonimsky -- [Applause] (19:36-19:42) -- Trio in nine short movements (1965): Largo tenuto (19:45-22:48) ; Allegretto (23:00-24:53) ; Andante (25:05-27:21) ; Allegro (27:27-29:09) ; Andante sostenuto (29:31-32:38) ; Allegro (32:56-34:39) ; Allegretto (34:53-35:51) ; Adagio cantabile (35:58-38:05) ; Allegro assai (38:14-38:48) (Janet Brady or Jennifer Renning, violin ; Stephen Stalker, cello ; Charles Schneider, piano) / Henry Cowell -- [Applause] (38:48-39:25)]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC 1296
Shelf locator: *LT-10 7205--7206
Topics
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Percussion ensembles
String quartets
Piano trios
Songs (High voice) with piano
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble
Suites (Viola and piano)
Quintets (Piano, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello)
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Pulse
Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003. Song of Quetzecoatl
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Return
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Ostinato pianissimo
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Simultaneous mosaics
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Hymn and fuguing tune, no. 7
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Songs by Langston Hughes
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Poems. Selections
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 4
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Anti-modernist songs
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Trio in nine short movements
Genres
Music
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: "5 of 5; Cowell Festive Occasion; Oneonta, NY; 4/86"--Originally from audiocassette label.
Content: "H. C. Coll. no. 53; Musical world of Henry Cowell-Percussion [ensemble]; 4/26/86; I"--Originally from preservation copy (*LT-10 7205)
Content: "H. C. Coll. no. 54; Musical world of Henry Cowell-Percussion [ensemble]; 4/26[27]/86; II"--Originally from preservation copy (*LT-10 7206)
Performers: Part 1, 1st half: University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble ; Jan Williams, director. Part 1, 2nd half and Part 2: The Catskill Chamber Players (performers stated in contents) ; featuring Alma Mora, mezzo-soprano ; Neva Pilgrim, soprano ; Walter Ponce, piano, Toby Appel, viola, and Jan Williams, percussion.
Venue: Live performance recording [Anderson Center Theater, Hartwick College], Oneonta, New York 1986 April 26 at 4:00 P. M. (Part 1: 0:00-20:31); [Slade Auditorium, Hartwick College], Oneonta, New York [1986 April 27] at 2:30 P. M. (Part 1 [starting at 20:34] and all of 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
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (80:19) : analog, mono
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 953193637
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21009623
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a8a0c890-2c72-0136-a045-027eded87374
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Creator Born
  • 1986: Created (Approximate)
  • 1995: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The music world of Henry Cowell (Festival)