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Music recording
Author Crumb, George.

Title An idyll for the misbegotten ; Vox balaenae : voice of the whale ; Madrigals / George Crumb
Published New York, NY : New World Records, [1987]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  789.91254 Cru/Aif  AVAILABLE
Description 1 audio disc : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in
Notes The 1st work for flute with percussion ensemble; the 2nd for flute, violoncello, and piano; the 3rd work: Book 1 for soprano, vibraphone, and double bass; Book 2 for soprano, alto flute (doubling flute and piccolo), and percussion; Book 3 for soprano, harp, and percussion; Book 4 for soprano, flute (doubling piccolo and alto flute), harp, double bass, and percussion
The 3rd work sung in Spanish; text by Federico García Lorca
Eds. recorded: C.F. Peters
The 3rd work is an analog recording
Compact disc
Durations: 9:37; 20:13; 32:31
Program notes, text of the 3rd work with English translations, bibliography, and discography (11 p. : ports.) inserted in container
Issued also as analog disc
Performer Zizi Mueller, flute, Gordon Gottlieb, Benjamin Herman, Stephen Paysen [i.e. Payson], percussion (1st work) ; Zizi Mueller, flute, Fred Sherry, violoncello, James Gemmell, piano (2nd work) ; Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano, University of Pennsylvania Chamber Players, Richard Wernick, conductor (3rd work)
Event The 1st work recorded Apr. 28, 1987; the 2nd, May 22, 1985; and the 3rd, Oct. 24, 1969
Subject García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936 -- Musical settings.
Flute with percussion ensemble.
Trios (Piano, flute, cello)
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Author Mueller, Zizi, performer
Gottlieb, Gordon, performer
Herman, Benjamin, performer
Payson, Stephen, performer
Sherry, Fred, performer
Gemmell, James, performer
De Gaetani, Jan, performer
Wernick, Richard, 1934- conductor
Crumb, George. Idyll for the misbegotten. 1987
Crumb, George. Vox balaenae. 1987
Crumb, George. Madrigals. 1987
University of Pennsylvania. Chamber Players, performer
Other Titles Works. Selections
Idyll for the misbegotten
Vox balaenae