Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh

 

Name:
Berezowsky, Nicolai, 1900-1953, McKinley, Andrew, Moll, Mariquita, 1923-2000, Leonards, Francis, Watson, Chester, Anderson, Adolph, Ditson Fund Recordings Archive, Juilliard Chorus, Juilliard Orchestra
Title:
Gilgamesh
Collection Name:
Ditson Fund Recordings Archive.
Subjects:
Cantatas, Secular; Live sound recordings; Gilgamesh
Format:
music; sound recordings
Genre:
Musical settings
Date:
May 17, 1947
Physical Description:
1 online resource (10 files)
Note:
Cantata for narrator, solo voices, mixed chorus and orchestra.Title from CD-ROM container-insert as transcribed from the original item.Text freely adapted by Robert Shaw and Alice Berezowsky from the rendering by William Ellery Leonard of the Babylonian epic"--T.p. of published vocal score (Weaner-Levant, c1947)Consists of 10 files: 87, 88, 69, 75, 84, 89, 81, 94, 80, 92 mb.Originally recorded under the auspices of The Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University.Forms part of: Ditson Fund Recordings Archive.Digitization the original sound recording (6 sound discs : analog, mono. ; 12 in.)File numbers: DIT.009.01a-b; DIT.009.02a-b; DIT.009.03a-b; DIT.009.04; DIT.009.05a-b; DIT.009.06.Related CD identification no.: 617521127194 (CD-ROM 1), 617521127195 (CD-ROM 2), 617521127196 (CD-ROM 3), 617521127197 (CD-ROM 4), 617521127198 (CD-ROM 5); 617521127199 (CD-ROM 6).Numbers on original items: serial no. 134.Recorded live: May 17, 1947, McMillin Theatre, Columbia University. First performance of the work; performed as part of the 3rd Annual Festival of Contemporary American Music presented by the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University
Note (Performers):
Andrew McKinley, Gilgamesh ; Mariquita Moll, Ishtar ; Francis Leonards, Siduri ; Chester Watson, Forefather ; Adolph Anderson, narrator ; Juilliard School Chorus and Orchestra.
Language:
English
Contents:
File 1. No. 1-No. 3 (DIT.009.01a) ; No. 4-No. 6 (beginning) (DIT.009.01b) -- File 2. No. 6 (conclusion)-No. 7 (DIT.009.02a) ; No. 7A-No. 8 (beginning) (DIT.009.02b) -- File 3. No. 8 (conclusion)-No. 10 (beginning) (DIT.009.03a) ; No. 10 (conclusion)-No. 12 (beginning) (DIT.009.03b) -- File 4. No. 12 (beginning)-No. 13A (DIT.009.04) ; [No. 14-No.15 (beginning) not recorded] -- file 5. No. 15 (conclusion)-No. 16 (beginning) (DIT.009.05a) ; No. 16 (conclusion)-No. 17 (beginning) (DIT.009.05b) -- File 6. No. 17 (conclusion) ; Broadcast announcements by Herbert Newman for the Municipal Broadcast System
Library Location:
Gabe M. Wiener Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
14418491
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-tn84-bp90