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The complete songs of Virgil Thomson for voice and piano

Label
The complete songs of Virgil Thomson for voice and piano
Title
The complete songs of Virgil Thomson for voice and piano
Creator
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Contributor
Composer
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Instrumentalist
Musical director
Singer
Sponsor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • lat
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • lat
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The first complete recordings of all Thomsons' songs
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • discography
  • bibliography
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
TDF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1896-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomson, Virgil
Date of event
2015 August 15-19
Form of composition
songs
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English, French, Latin, and Spanish
LC call number
M1620
LC item number
.T47 2016
Music parts
not applicable
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberOfPerformers
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 3
  • 3
  • 4
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
Other event information
Recorded
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • soprano voice
  • piano
  • alto voice
  • piano
  • tenor voice
  • piano
  • baritone voice
  • piano
  • soprano voice
  • percussion
  • soprano voice
  • baritone voice
  • piano
  • alto voice
  • baritone voice
  • piano
  • soprano voice
  • alto voice
  • tenor voice
  • piano
  • soprano voice
  • alto voice
  • baritone voice
PerformerNote
Sarah Pelletier, soprano ; Lynne McMurtry, contralto ; William Hite, tenor ; Aaron Engebreth, baritone ; Alison D'Amato or Linda Osborn, pianist ; John McDonald, percussion ; Aaron Engebreth, Alison D'Amato, artistic co-directors
Place of event
Distler Performance Hall, Tufts University's Granoff Music Center
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1971-
  • 1959-
  • 1896-1989
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http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pelletier, Sarah
  • McMurtry, Lynne
  • Hite, William
  • Engebreth, Aaron
  • D'Amato, Alison
  • Osborn, Linda
  • McDonald, John
  • Thomson, Virgil
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  • Thomson, Virgil
  • Florestan Recital Project
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Songs with piano
  • Songs (High voice) with percussion
  • Vocal duets with piano
  • Sacred vocal trios with piano
  • Songs, Unaccompanied
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The complete songs of Virgil Thomson for voice and piano
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/600/000000000011600789.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Principally for 1-3 voices with piano; except Five phrases from the Song of Solomon for soprano and percussion; Five songs from William Blake and Collected poems originally with orchestra; My shepherd will supply my need originally for unaccompanied SATB chorus
  • Title from disc label
  • "Florestan Recital Project."
  • English program notes and song texts, and French, Latin, and Spanish song texts with English translation (75 pages : portraits) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (1:18)
  • Susie Asado
  • (1926)
  • text by Gertrude Stein
  • (1:42)
  • Preciosilla
  • (1927)
  • text by Gertrude Stein
  • (4:05)
  • Five songs from William Blake
  • disc 1, 25 songs:
  • (1951).
  • The divine image
  • (2:33)
  • The tiger
  • (2:53)
  • The land of dreams
  • (3:05)
  • The little black boy
  • (4:01)
  • And did those feet
  • Vernal equinox
  • (3:01)
  • Portrait of F.B. (Frances Blood)
  • (1929)
  • text by Gertrude Stein
  • (5:58)
  • La valse grégorienne : quatre poèmes de Georges Hugnet
  • (1927).
  • Les écrivisses
  • Grenadine
  • La rosée
  • (1920, unpublished)
  • Le wagon immobile
  • (2:09)
  • Film :
  • Deux soeurs qui ne sont pas soeurs
  • (1930)
  • text by Gertrude Stein
  • (5:01)
  • The tiger
  • (1926)
  • text by William Blake
  • text by Amy Lowell
  • (1:50)
  • Le berceau de Gertrude Stein, ou Le mystère de la rue de Fleurus
  • (1928)
  • text by Georges Hugnet
  • (3:20)
  • Les soirées bagnolaises
  • (1928, unpublished)
  • text by Georges Hugnet
  • (7:07)
  • La belle en dormant
  • (1:49)
  • (1931)
  • text by Georges Hugnet.
  • Pour chercher sur la carte des mers
  • (1:12)
  • La première de toutes
  • (1:21)
  • Mon amour est bon à dire
  • (1:23)
  • Partis les vaisseaux
  • (0:53)
  • Ah, sunflower!
  • Trois poèmes de la Duchesse de Rohan
  • (1928, #1 unpublished).
  • À son altesse la Princesse Antoinette Murat
  • (1:52)
  • La Seine
  • (2:35)
  • Jour de chaleur aux bains de mer
  • (1:25)
  • Air de Phèdre
  • (1930)
  • (1920, unpublished)
  • text by Jean Racine
  • (6:09)
  • Commentaire sur Saint Jérome
  • (1928, unpublished)
  • text by Marquis de Sade
  • (1:05)
  • Le singe et le léopard
  • (1930)
  • text by Jean de La Fontaine
  • (3:33)
  • text by William Blake
  • (1:25)
  • Shakespeare songs
  • (1957).
  • Was this fair face the cause?
  • (2:19)
  • Take, O, take those lips away
  • (2:14)
  • Tell me where is fancy bred
  • (1:27)
  • Pardon, Goddess of the Night
  • disc 2, 32 songs:
  • (1:59)
  • Sigh no more, ladies
  • (2:34)
  • Consider, Lord
  • (1955)
  • text by John Donne
  • (1:35)
  • The bell doth toll
  • (1955)
  • text by Thomas Heywood
  • At the Spring
  • (1:39)
  • Remember Adam's fall
  • (1955)
  • text by Anonymous, 15th century
  • (2:45)
  • John Peel
  • (1955)
  • text by John Woodcock Graves
  • (3:21)
  • Look, how the floor of heaven
  • (1955)
  • (1955)
  • text by William Shakespeare
  • (1:33)
  • If thou a reason dost desire to know
  • (1955-58)
  • text by Sir Francis Kynaston
  • (2:47)
  • Praises and prayers
  • (1963).
  • From the canticle of the sun
  • text by Jasper Fisher
  • text adapted from Matthew Arnold's translation of St. Francis of Assisi
  • (5:19)
  • My master hath a garden
  • text by Anonymous
  • (1:32)
  • Sung by the shepherds
  • text adapted from Richard Crashaw ; music based on the Pange lingua hymn
  • (4:05)
  • Before sleeping / text, traditional child's prayer and nursery rhyme
  • (2:32)
  • (1:32)
  • Jerusalem, my happy home / text Anonymous, from The meditations of Saint Augustine
  • (3:25)
  • Three sentences of Solomon
  • (1924, unpublished)
  • text from Song of songs, Old Testament.
  • Thou that dwellest in the gardens
  • (1:18)
  • Return, O Shulamite!
  • (1:38)
  • I am my beloved's
  • Dirge
  • (1:00)
  • Five phrases from the Song of Solomon
  • (1926)
  • text from Song of songs, Old Testament.
  • Thou that dwellest in the gardens
  • (0:53)
  • Return, O Shulamite!
  • (1:16)
  • O, my dove
  • (1:05)
  • (1939)
  • I am my beloved's
  • (1:14)
  • By night
  • (1:21)
  • Oraison funèbre de Henriette-Marie de France, Reine de la Grande-Bretagne
  • (1930/34, unpublished)
  • text by Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
  • (12:17)
  • Mass for solo voice
  • (1960).
  • text by John Webster
  • Kyrie eleison
  • (2:19)
  • Gloria in excelsis
  • (3:35)
  • Sanctus
  • (1:05)
  • Benedictus qui venit
  • (0:40)
  • Agnus Dei
  • (2:19)
  • (2:29)
  • My crow Pluto, or "Even when the bird is walking we know that it has wings"
  • (2:13)
  • Go to sleep, Gabriel Liebowitz
  • (1939, unpublished)
  • text, Virgil Thomson
  • (:55)
  • The courtship of the Yongly-Bongly-Bo
  • (1973)
  • text adapted from Edward Lear
  • disc 3, 20 songs.
  • (6:35)
  • Chamber music
  • (1931, unpublished)
  • text by Alfred Kreymborg
  • (2:17).
  • Sunset
  • Twilight
  • New moon
  • Midnight
  • A lullaby for Margaret Wheeler
  • My shepherd will supply my need
  • (1987, unpublished)
  • text by Virgil Thomson
  • (1:16) -- From Sneden's Landing variations
  • (1972)
  • text by Frank O'Hara
  • (2:04)
  • What is it?
  • (1979)
  • text by Thomas Campion
  • (2:31)
  • (1937/59)
  • Go to sleep, Pare McTaggett Lorentz : a lullaby
  • (1935, unpublished)
  • text by Virgil Thomson
  • (0:42)
  • The cat
  • (1980)
  • text by Jack Larson
  • (3:13) -- Tres estampas de niñez
  • (1957)
  • text by Reyna Rivas.
  • text by Isaac Watts
  • Todas las horas
  • (2:21)
  • Son amigos de todos
  • (0:55)
  • Nadie lo oye como ellos
  • (3:38)
  • Go to sleep, Alexander Smallens, Jr.
  • (1937, unpublished)
  • text by Virgil Thomson
  • (1:11)
  • (4:17)
  • Mostly about love
  • (1959)
  • text adapted from Kenneth Koch.
  • Love song
  • (2:25)
  • Down at the docks
  • (2:08)
  • Let's take a walk
  • (1:24)
  • A prayer to Saint Catherine
  • Two by Marianne Moore
  • (2:52) -- Collected poems
  • (1959)
  • texts by Kenneth Koch
  • (5:31)
  • (1963).
  • English usage, or "Strike till the iron is hot"
Control code
1707843
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (3 hr., 18 min., 21 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
093228077527
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
80775-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1707843
  • (OCoLC)944198137
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The complete songs of Virgil Thomson for voice and piano
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/600/000000000011600789.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Principally for 1-3 voices with piano; except Five phrases from the Song of Solomon for soprano and percussion; Five songs from William Blake and Collected poems originally with orchestra; My shepherd will supply my need originally for unaccompanied SATB chorus
  • Title from disc label
  • "Florestan Recital Project."
  • English program notes and song texts, and French, Latin, and Spanish song texts with English translation (75 pages : portraits) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (1:18)
  • Susie Asado
  • (1926)
  • text by Gertrude Stein
  • (1:42)
  • Preciosilla
  • (1927)
  • text by Gertrude Stein
  • (4:05)
  • Five songs from William Blake
  • disc 1, 25 songs:
  • (1951).
  • The divine image
  • (2:33)
  • The tiger
  • (2:53)
  • The land of dreams
  • (3:05)
  • The little black boy
  • (4:01)
  • And did those feet
  • Vernal equinox
  • (3:01)
  • Portrait of F.B. (Frances Blood)
  • (1929)
  • text by Gertrude Stein
  • (5:58)
  • La valse grégorienne : quatre poèmes de Georges Hugnet
  • (1927).
  • Les écrivisses
  • Grenadine
  • La rosée
  • (1920, unpublished)
  • Le wagon immobile
  • (2:09)
  • Film :
  • Deux soeurs qui ne sont pas soeurs
  • (1930)
  • text by Gertrude Stein
  • (5:01)
  • The tiger
  • (1926)
  • text by William Blake
  • text by Amy Lowell
  • (1:50)
  • Le berceau de Gertrude Stein, ou Le mystère de la rue de Fleurus
  • (1928)
  • text by Georges Hugnet
  • (3:20)
  • Les soirées bagnolaises
  • (1928, unpublished)
  • text by Georges Hugnet
  • (7:07)
  • La belle en dormant
  • (1:49)
  • (1931)
  • text by Georges Hugnet.
  • Pour chercher sur la carte des mers
  • (1:12)
  • La première de toutes
  • (1:21)
  • Mon amour est bon à dire
  • (1:23)
  • Partis les vaisseaux
  • (0:53)
  • Ah, sunflower!
  • Trois poèmes de la Duchesse de Rohan
  • (1928, #1 unpublished).
  • À son altesse la Princesse Antoinette Murat
  • (1:52)
  • La Seine
  • (2:35)
  • Jour de chaleur aux bains de mer
  • (1:25)
  • Air de Phèdre
  • (1930)
  • (1920, unpublished)
  • text by Jean Racine
  • (6:09)
  • Commentaire sur Saint Jérome
  • (1928, unpublished)
  • text by Marquis de Sade
  • (1:05)
  • Le singe et le léopard
  • (1930)
  • text by Jean de La Fontaine
  • (3:33)
  • text by William Blake
  • (1:25)
  • Shakespeare songs
  • (1957).
  • Was this fair face the cause?
  • (2:19)
  • Take, O, take those lips away
  • (2:14)
  • Tell me where is fancy bred
  • (1:27)
  • Pardon, Goddess of the Night
  • disc 2, 32 songs:
  • (1:59)
  • Sigh no more, ladies
  • (2:34)
  • Consider, Lord
  • (1955)
  • text by John Donne
  • (1:35)
  • The bell doth toll
  • (1955)
  • text by Thomas Heywood
  • At the Spring
  • (1:39)
  • Remember Adam's fall
  • (1955)
  • text by Anonymous, 15th century
  • (2:45)
  • John Peel
  • (1955)
  • text by John Woodcock Graves
  • (3:21)
  • Look, how the floor of heaven
  • (1955)
  • (1955)
  • text by William Shakespeare
  • (1:33)
  • If thou a reason dost desire to know
  • (1955-58)
  • text by Sir Francis Kynaston
  • (2:47)
  • Praises and prayers
  • (1963).
  • From the canticle of the sun
  • text by Jasper Fisher
  • text adapted from Matthew Arnold's translation of St. Francis of Assisi
  • (5:19)
  • My master hath a garden
  • text by Anonymous
  • (1:32)
  • Sung by the shepherds
  • text adapted from Richard Crashaw ; music based on the Pange lingua hymn
  • (4:05)
  • Before sleeping / text, traditional child's prayer and nursery rhyme
  • (2:32)
  • (1:32)
  • Jerusalem, my happy home / text Anonymous, from The meditations of Saint Augustine
  • (3:25)
  • Three sentences of Solomon
  • (1924, unpublished)
  • text from Song of songs, Old Testament.
  • Thou that dwellest in the gardens
  • (1:18)
  • Return, O Shulamite!
  • (1:38)
  • I am my beloved's
  • Dirge
  • (1:00)
  • Five phrases from the Song of Solomon
  • (1926)
  • text from Song of songs, Old Testament.
  • Thou that dwellest in the gardens
  • (0:53)
  • Return, O Shulamite!
  • (1:16)
  • O, my dove
  • (1:05)
  • (1939)
  • I am my beloved's
  • (1:14)
  • By night
  • (1:21)
  • Oraison funèbre de Henriette-Marie de France, Reine de la Grande-Bretagne
  • (1930/34, unpublished)
  • text by Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
  • (12:17)
  • Mass for solo voice
  • (1960).
  • text by John Webster
  • Kyrie eleison
  • (2:19)
  • Gloria in excelsis
  • (3:35)
  • Sanctus
  • (1:05)
  • Benedictus qui venit
  • (0:40)
  • Agnus Dei
  • (2:19)
  • (2:29)
  • My crow Pluto, or "Even when the bird is walking we know that it has wings"
  • (2:13)
  • Go to sleep, Gabriel Liebowitz
  • (1939, unpublished)
  • text, Virgil Thomson
  • (:55)
  • The courtship of the Yongly-Bongly-Bo
  • (1973)
  • text adapted from Edward Lear
  • disc 3, 20 songs.
  • (6:35)
  • Chamber music
  • (1931, unpublished)
  • text by Alfred Kreymborg
  • (2:17).
  • Sunset
  • Twilight
  • New moon
  • Midnight
  • A lullaby for Margaret Wheeler
  • My shepherd will supply my need
  • (1987, unpublished)
  • text by Virgil Thomson
  • (1:16) -- From Sneden's Landing variations
  • (1972)
  • text by Frank O'Hara
  • (2:04)
  • What is it?
  • (1979)
  • text by Thomas Campion
  • (2:31)
  • (1937/59)
  • Go to sleep, Pare McTaggett Lorentz : a lullaby
  • (1935, unpublished)
  • text by Virgil Thomson
  • (0:42)
  • The cat
  • (1980)
  • text by Jack Larson
  • (3:13) -- Tres estampas de niñez
  • (1957)
  • text by Reyna Rivas.
  • text by Isaac Watts
  • Todas las horas
  • (2:21)
  • Son amigos de todos
  • (0:55)
  • Nadie lo oye como ellos
  • (3:38)
  • Go to sleep, Alexander Smallens, Jr.
  • (1937, unpublished)
  • text by Virgil Thomson
  • (1:11)
  • (4:17)
  • Mostly about love
  • (1959)
  • text adapted from Kenneth Koch.
  • Love song
  • (2:25)
  • Down at the docks
  • (2:08)
  • Let's take a walk
  • (1:24)
  • A prayer to Saint Catherine
  • Two by Marianne Moore
  • (2:52) -- Collected poems
  • (1959)
  • texts by Kenneth Koch
  • (5:31)
  • (1963).
  • English usage, or "Strike till the iron is hot"
Control code
1707843
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (3 hr., 18 min., 21 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
093228077527
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
80775-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1707843
  • (OCoLC)944198137
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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