Harry Partch · Newband · Dean Drummond ‎– The Wayward

WERGO ‎– WER 6638 2
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1 Barstow
Baritone Vocals [Bass-baritone] – Robert Osborne (2)Marimba [Bamboo] – Frank CassaraMarimba [Diamond] – Dominic DonatoOrgan [Chromelodeon I] – Nelson PadgettStrings [Surrogate Kithara] – Dean Drummond
2 San Francisco
Baritone Vocals [Bass-baritone] – Robert Osborne (2)Cello – Gregory Hesselin*Organ [Chromelodeon I] – Nelson PadgettStrings [Kithara Ii] – Dean Drummond
3 The Letter
Marimba [Bass] – Frank CassaraMarimba [Diamond] – Dominic DonatoStrings [Harmonic Canon] – Nina KellmanStrings [Kithara Ii] – Michael LipseyStrings [Surrogate Kithara] – Dean Drummond
4 U.S. Highball
Baritone Vocals [Bass-baritone] – Robert Osborne (2)Conductor – Dean DrummondMarimba [Bamboo] – Bill RuyleMarimba [Bass] – Frank CassaraMarimba [Diamond], Percussion [Spoils Of War] – Dominic DonatoOrgan [Chromelodeon I] – Nelson PadgettStrings [Harmonic Canons] – Nina KellmanStrings [Kithara Ii], Bells [Cloud Chamber Bowls] – Michael LipseyStrings [Surrogate Kithara] – Tom Kolor

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A collection of musical compositions based on the spoken and written words of hobos and other characters - the result of my wanderings in the Western part of the United States 1935-1941.
Text: 1941-1943, revised 1954, 1955, 1967

Barstow: Eight Hitchhiker inscriptions from a Highway Railing at Barstow, California
San Francisco: A Setting of the Cries of Two Newsboys on a Foggy Night in the Twenties
The Letter: A Depression Message from a Hobo Friend
U.S. Highball: A Musical Account of a Transcontinental Hobo Trip

© Schott Musik International, Mainz

Recordings: December 15-17, 1999, Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City.

Manufactured in Austria
Printed in Germany

Packaging: clear tray jewel case with 24-page booklet including notes in English and German, plus b&w photographs.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4010228663822
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Label Code: LC 00846
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L551
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 94K4
  • Matrix / Runout: A0100419796-0101 11 A1 Sony DADC