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    The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

    As works for mixed chamber ensemble became a dominant feature of the 20th-century “sound,” the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble became one of the leading ensembles devoted to performing them. Here, mezzo-soprano Jan DeGaetani joins the group for works by Stefan Wolpe and Milton Babbitt, among others.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
    Arthur Weisberg, conductor
    Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano
    Ramon Gilbert, cantor
    Thomas Nyfenger, flute, piccolo (3-6)
    Paul Dunkel, piccolo, flute, alto flute (8)
    Arthur Bloom, clarinet (3-5)
    Allen Blustine, clarinet, bass clarinet (6)
    Allan Dean, trumpet
    John Swallow, trombone
    Susan Jolles, harp
    Paul Zukofsky, violin
    Jacob Glick, viola
    Ko Iwasaki, cello (3-6)
    Fred Sherry, cello, sitar (8)
    Jeffery Levine, contrabass (3-5)
    Al Brehm, contrabass (7)
    Gilbert Kalish, piano
    Raymond DesRoches, percussion
    Harvey Estrin, tenor saxophone (1, 2)
    David Tofani, tenor saxophone (7)
    Al Regini, alto saxophone (7)
    Lina Quan, violin (8)
    Stanley Silverman, guitar
    Richard Fitz, vibraphone (7), percussion

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Recorded with the assistance of the Martha Baird Rockefeller Fund for Music, Inc.
    Serenata d’estate, Satires of Circumstance recorded May 1968, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York
    Engineering: Marc J. Aubort (Elite Recordings, Inc.)
    Quartet, All Set recorded April 1974, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York
    Engineering and tape editing: Marc J. Aubort, Joanna Nickrenz (Elite Recordings, Inc.)
    Kaddish-Requiem recorded September 1973 by Phonag Studios, Lindau/Zurich, Switzerland, in cooperation with Elite Recordings, Inc., New York
    Recording directors: Helmuth Kolbe, Joanna Nickrenz
    Engineering: Helmuth Kolbe, Robert Lattman (Phonag Studios)
    Kaddish tape section recorded at Park Avenue Temple, Bridgeport, Connecticut; tape collage realized by the composer at Presser Electronic Studio, University of Pennsylvania
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig

    Cover art: Don Brautigam
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Monday, January 1, 1990 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79222

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
28
331
Monday, January 1, 1990 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Jan DeGaetani
Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
genre: 
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597922226BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497198863
Price: 
10.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

As works for mixed chamber ensemble became a dominant feature of the 20th-century “sound,” the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble became one of the leading ensembles devoted to performing them. Here, mezzo-soprano Jan DeGaetani joins the group for works by Stefan Wolpe and Milton Babbitt, among others.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

As works for mixed chamber ensemble became a dominant feature of the 20th-century “sound,” the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble became one of the leading ensembles devoted to performing them. Here, mezzo-soprano Jan DeGaetani joins the group for works by Stefan Wolpe and Milton Babbitt, among others.

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Arthur Weisberg, conductor
Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano
Ramon Gilbert, cantor
Thomas Nyfenger, flute, piccolo (3-6)
Paul Dunkel, piccolo, flute, alto flute (8)
Arthur Bloom, clarinet (3-5)
Allen Blustine, clarinet, bass clarinet (6)
Allan Dean, trumpet
John Swallow, trombone
Susan Jolles, harp
Paul Zukofsky, violin
Jacob Glick, viola
Ko Iwasaki, cello (3-6)
Fred Sherry, cello, sitar (8)
Jeffery Levine, contrabass (3-5)
Al Brehm, contrabass (7)
Gilbert Kalish, piano
Raymond DesRoches, percussion
Harvey Estrin, tenor saxophone (1, 2)
David Tofani, tenor saxophone (7)
Al Regini, alto saxophone (7)
Lina Quan, violin (8)
Stanley Silverman, guitar
Richard Fitz, vibraphone (7), percussion

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Recorded with the assistance of the Martha Baird Rockefeller Fund for Music, Inc.
Serenata d’estate, Satires of Circumstance recorded May 1968, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York
Engineering: Marc J. Aubort (Elite Recordings, Inc.)
Quartet, All Set recorded April 1974, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York
Engineering and tape editing: Marc J. Aubort, Joanna Nickrenz (Elite Recordings, Inc.)
Kaddish-Requiem recorded September 1973 by Phonag Studios, Lindau/Zurich, Switzerland, in cooperation with Elite Recordings, Inc., New York
Recording directors: Helmuth Kolbe, Joanna Nickrenz
Engineering: Helmuth Kolbe, Robert Lattman (Phonag Studios)
Kaddish tape section recorded at Park Avenue Temple, Bridgeport, Connecticut; tape collage realized by the composer at Presser Electronic Studio, University of Pennsylvania
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig

Cover art: Don Brautigam
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne