Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Aeolian Harp
Henry Cowell 1:37
2 The Banshee
Henry Cowell 1:44
3 The Lilt of the Reel
Henry Cowell 2:02
4 Ulysses at the Edge of the World
Harry Partch 6:43
5 Excursions for Piano: I. Un poco allegro
Samuel Barber 3:17
6 Excursions for Piano: II. In slow blues tempo
Samuel Barber 3:42
7 Excursions for Piano: III. Allegretto
Samuel Barber 2:39
8 Excursions for Piano: IV. Allegro molto
Samuel Barber 2:15
9 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra: I. Moderato molto
Marc Blitzstein 10:53
10 Sonata for Violin and Piano: I. Moderate tempo
Aaron Copland 7:28
11 Symphony no. 3: I. Allegro moderato
Virgil Thomson 3:50
12 Symphony no. 3: II. Tempo di valzer
Virgil Thomson 4:13
13 String Quartet no. 2, op. 35
William Jennings Bryan Weber 10:43
14 Ryoanji
John Cage 3:10
15 Frail Demons: Dance 1
Alwin Nikolais 2:52
16 Tribe: Dance 2
Alwin Nikolais 3:03
17 Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata XIII
John Cage 4:00

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Broadus Erle (track 13)
Carroll Glenn (track 10)
Matthew Raimondi (track 13)
cello:
Claus Adam (track 13)
Jeffrey Krieger (track 14)
viola:
Walter Trampler (track 13)
prepared piano:
Maro Ajemian (track 17)
Henry Cowell (track 2)
percussion:
Danlee Mitchell (track 4)
Harry Partch (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Dick Schleppe (track 4)
piano:
Henry Cowell (tracks 1, 3)
Zola Shaulis (tracks 5–8)
Hilde Somer (track 10)
marimba:
Danlee Mitchell (track 4)
Harry Partch (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
David Reid (track 4)
composer:
Henry Cowell (tracks 1–3)
Alwin Nikolais (tracks 15–16)
Virgil Thomson (tracks 11–12)
Marc Blitzstein (1931) (track 9)
Samuel Barber (1942 – 1944) (tracks 5–8)
Aaron Copland (American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor, 1900-1990) (1943) (track 10)
John Cage (American composer) (1946 – 1948) (track 17)
Ben Weber (American composer) (1951) (track 13)
Harry Partch (1955) (track 4)
John Cage (American composer) (1983 – 1985) (track 14)
conductor:
James Bolle (tracks 11–12)
Lukas Foss (track 9)
orchestra:
solo piano:
Michael Barrett (conductor and pianist) (track 9)
vocals:
David Reid (track 4)
part of:
Piano Concerto (track 9)
Symphony no. 3 (tracks 11–12)
Excursions, op. 20 (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
Aeolian Harp (track 1)
Ryoanji (track 14)
The Banshee (track 2)
Tribe: Dance 2 (track 16)

Release

ASIN: US: B000005TYR [info]