Composers' Forum concert, 1954 February 20


Shuey, Virginia (Singer)
Shanet, Howard (Conductor)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Starer, Robert (Instrumentalist)
Middleton, Jean (Pianist) (Instrumentalist)
Serr, Harriet (Instrumentalist)
Gabor, George (Percussionist) (Instrumentalist)
Spinney, Bradley (Instrumentalist)
Christian, Bobby (Instrumentalist)
Karas, Sperie (Instrumentalist)
Breines, Gilbert (Instrumentalist)
Jones, Elayne (Instrumentalist)
Castka, Joseph (Instrumentalist)
Shulman, Leonard (Instrumentalist)
Surinach, Carlos (Conductor)
White, Edna, 1892-1992 (Instrumentalist)
Fuchs, Harry, -1986 (Instrumentalist)
Perry, Julia, 1924-1979
Antheil, George, 1900-1959
Columbia University Orchestra (Instrumentalist)
Composers Forum Concerts Collection
Composers' Forum concert, 1954 February 20
Collection Name
Composers Forum Concerts Collection
Sacred songs (Medium voice) with string orchestra; Stabat Mater dolorosa (Music); Solo cantatas, Sacred (Medium voice); Ballets; Pianos (4) with percussion ensemble; Sonatas (Trumpet and piano)
music; sound recordings
Sacred music; Songs; Cantatas; Ballets (Music); Sonatas; Live sound recordings
Physical Description
1 online resource (3 audio files) : WAV
Note (Funding)
Digitization funded by the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
Note (Language)
Vocal work sung in Latin.
Concert of vocal and instrumental compositions by Julia Perry and George Antheil, including audience discussion with the composers.
Description derived from original container; performing personnel taken from a concert review published in in the New York Times on February 22, 1954.
First performance of the 1953 revised version of Antheil's Ballet mécanique.
File name: RBML_ComposersForum_19540222_7934709.
Digitized by George Blood Audio, Philadelphia, 2011.
Service copy (44.1 kHz, 16 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.
Recorded at McMillin Theater, Columbia University
file 01. Stabat Mater : for mezzo soprano and string orchestra / Julia Perry (Virginia Shuey, mezzo-soprano ; Columbia University Orchestra ; Howard Shanet, conductor) -- file 02. Ballet mécanique (David Tudor, Robert Starer, Jean Middleton, Harriet Serr, pianos ; George Gabor, Al Howard, Bradley Spinney, Robert Christian, Sperle Karas, Gil Breines, Elayne Jones, Joseph Castka, Leonard Shulman, percussion ; Tom Tsuji, sound effects ; Carlos Surinach, conductor) ; Trumpet sonata (Edna Whilte, trumpet ; Harry Fuchs, piano) / George Antheil -- file 03. Discussion with George Antheil & Julia Perry
Library Location
Gabe M. Wiener Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
Stabat Mater; Ballet mécanique; Sonatas, trumpet, piano
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