Robert Beaser And William Bolcom - Paul Sperry, The New York Virtuosi* / Kenneth Klein (2), The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra* / Dennis Russell Davies ‎– Open House (Song Cycles By Robert Beaser And William Bolcom)

Innova Recordings ‎– innova 815

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Robert Beaser Songs From "The Occasions" Of Eugenio Montale
Composed By – Robert BeaserConductor – Kenneth Klein (2)Ensemble – The New York Virtuosi*Tenor Vocals – Paul SperryWords By – Eugenio Montale
1 Motet I "The Pledge" 5:29
2 Motet IV "Lontano, Ero Con Te" 4:39
3 Motet V "Addii, Fischi Nel Buio" 2:39
4 Motet IX "Il Ramarro, Se Scocca" 3:30
5 Motet XVI "Il Fiore Che Ripete" 4:46
6 "Autumn Cellars" 3:18
William Bolcom "Open House" (A Song Cycle For Tenor And Chamber Orchestra To Seven Poems By Theodore Roethke)
Composed By – William BolcomConductor – Dennis Russell DaviesOrchestra – The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Paul SperryWords By [Poems By] – Theodore Roethke
7 Open House 2:13
8 Give Way, Ye Gates 4:03
9 The Waking 6:55
10 The Serpent 2:44
11 I Knew A Woman 4:24
12 First Meditation (From "Meditations Of An Old Woman") 8:08
13 The Right Thing 4:59

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Open House was recorded November 11 & 12, 1975 at the House of Hope Presbyterian Church St. Paul, Minnesota.
Open House was originally recorded for Nonesuch Records and is released under license from Nonesuch Records.
Songs from The Occasions was recorded on April 13, 1998 at the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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