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The Resource The fifth century, Gavin Bryars

The fifth century, Gavin Bryars

Label
The fifth century
Title
The fifth century
Statement of responsibility
Gavin Bryars
Title variation
5th century
Creator
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Contributor
Author
Composer
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Conductor
Instrumentalist
Singer
Writer of added commentary
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
A collection of two works by the composer Gavin Bryars: The fifth century, a large-scale work for choir and saxophone quartet that uses text from Centuries of meditations, by the English poet and theologian Thomas Traherne; and, Two love songs, settings of Petrarch sonnets for female choir a cappella
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryars, Gavin
Date of event
  • 2014 July
  • 2015 June
Dewey number
782.5/22
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/featuredMedium
female voice
Form of composition
songs
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English (1st work) and Italian (2nd work)
LC call number
M2021.B79
LC item number
F54 2016
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
  • recorded
  • recorded
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • mixed chorus
  • saxophone ensemble
  • women's chorus
PerformerNote
The Crossing ; PRISM Quartet (Timothy McAllister, soprano saxophone ; Robert Young, alto saxophone ; Matthew Levy, tenor saxophone ; Taimur Sullivan, baritone saxophone) (1st work) ; Kelly Ann Bixby, Karen Blanchard, Rebecca Siler, soloists (2nd work) ; Donald Nally, conductor
Place of event
  • Gould Hall, Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia
  • Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • -1674
  • 1304-1374
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nally, Donald
  • Bixby, Kelly Ann
  • Blanchard, Karen
  • Siler, Rebecca
  • Traherne, Thomas
  • Petrarca, Francesco
  • Morton, Brian
  • Bryars, Gavin
  • Bryars, Gavin
  • Prism Quartet
  • Crossing (Musical group : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Series statement
ECM new series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 3 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Traherne, Thomas
  • Petrarca, Francesco
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The fifth century, Gavin Bryars
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Program notes by the composer and Brian Morton, and sung texts, (23 pages : portraits) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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
  • (6:42)
  • Eternity magnifies our joys exceedingly
  • (3:17)
  • His omnipresence is our field of joys
  • (5:50)
  • Our bridegroom and our king being everywhere
  • (7:14)
  • Two love songs.
  • Io amai sempre
  • (3:59)
  • The fifth century.
  • Solo et pensoso
  • (3:47)
  • We see the heavens with our eyes
  • (9:47)
  • As sure as there is a space infinite
  • (5:37)
  • Infinity of space is like a painter's table
  • (3:54)
  • Eternity is a mysterious absence of times and ages
Control code
1720205
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
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
  • 00028948144952
  • 028948144952
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • ECM 2405
  • B0025869-02
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1720205
  • (OCoLC)960306536
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The fifth century, Gavin Bryars
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Program notes by the composer and Brian Morton, and sung texts, (23 pages : portraits) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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
  • (6:42)
  • Eternity magnifies our joys exceedingly
  • (3:17)
  • His omnipresence is our field of joys
  • (5:50)
  • Our bridegroom and our king being everywhere
  • (7:14)
  • Two love songs.
  • Io amai sempre
  • (3:59)
  • The fifth century.
  • Solo et pensoso
  • (3:47)
  • We see the heavens with our eyes
  • (9:47)
  • As sure as there is a space infinite
  • (5:37)
  • Infinity of space is like a painter's table
  • (3:54)
  • Eternity is a mysterious absence of times and ages
Control code
1720205
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
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
  • 00028948144952
  • 028948144952
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • ECM 2405
  • B0025869-02
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1720205
  • (OCoLC)960306536
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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