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    Allen Ginserg serves as narrator and librettist for this 1990 music/theatre collaboration, an impressionistic portrait of America. The Washington Post says, "Glass generates a focused emotional intensity ... but does not let the music get in the way of the agonizingly eloquent words."

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Martin Goldray, conductor, keyboards
    Carol Wincenc, flute
    Andrew Sterman, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
    Frank Cassara, James Pugliese, percussion
    Richard Peck, tenor saxophone (7)

    Vocal Ensemble:
    Elizabeth Futral, Michele Eaton, soprano
    Mary Ann Hart, mezzo-soprano
    Richard Fracker, tenor
    Gregory Purnhagen, Nathaniel Watson, baritone

    Allen Ginsberg, narrator
    Philip Glass, piano

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Kurt Munkacsi and Michael Reisman
    Recorded 1992-1993 at The Looking Glass Studios, NYC
    Engineers: Laura Fried, Anne Pope
    Assistants: Dante de Sole, Skoti Elliott, James Law
    Mixed at The Looking Glass Studios by Michael Reisman
    Synthesizer programming by Miles Green and Martin Goldray

    Music by Philip Glass, libretto by Allen Ginsberg

    Design by James Victore Design Works
    Cover photograph: Santa Fe, New Mexico 1955/56, by Robert Frank

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Friday, October 22, 1993 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79286

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
47
133
Friday, October 1, 1993 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Philip Glass
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Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597928662
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
075597928624BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD
Description: 

Allen Ginserg serves as narrator and librettist for this 1990 music/theatre collaboration, an impressionistic portrait of America. The Washington Post says, "Glass generates a focused emotional intensity ... but does not let the music get in the way of the agonizingly eloquent words."

DescriptionExcerpt: 

Allen Ginserg serves as narrator and librettist for this 1990 music/theatre collaboration, an impressionistic portrait of America. The Washington Post says, "Glass generates a focused emotional intensity ... but does not let the music get in the way of the agonizingly eloquent words."

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Martin Goldray, conductor, keyboards
Carol Wincenc, flute
Andrew Sterman, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
Frank Cassara, James Pugliese, percussion
Richard Peck, tenor saxophone (7)

Vocal Ensemble:
Elizabeth Futral, Michele Eaton, soprano
Mary Ann Hart, mezzo-soprano
Richard Fracker, tenor
Gregory Purnhagen, Nathaniel Watson, baritone

Allen Ginsberg, narrator
Philip Glass, piano

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Kurt Munkacsi and Michael Reisman
Recorded 1992-1993 at The Looking Glass Studios, NYC
Engineers: Laura Fried, Anne Pope
Assistants: Dante de Sole, Skoti Elliott, James Law
Mixed at The Looking Glass Studios by Michael Reisman
Synthesizer programming by Miles Green and Martin Goldray

Music by Philip Glass, libretto by Allen Ginsberg

Design by James Victore Design Works
Cover photograph: Santa Fe, New Mexico 1955/56, by Robert Frank