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About this Recording
Gerard Schwarz's Naxos Interview
An American Champion – Gerard Schwarz Interviewed by Jeremy Siepmann


Schiff, David

  Gimpel the Fool (excerpts)
1.   Act II Scene 10: Lullaby (Badkhn, Gimpel, Elka, Rabbi) 00:03:59
2.   Act II Scene 11: Pantomime (Badkhn, Gimpel) 00:01:39
3.   Act II Scene 11a: Bread Song (Gimpel, Apprentice) 00:03:24
4.   Act II Scene 11b: Night Music (Gimpel, Townspeople, Elka) 00:02:41
5.   Act II Scene 11c: Gimpel and the Goat (Gimpel, Goat, Elka) 00:02:17
6.   Act II Scene 11d: Elka's "Gvald" (Elka, Townspeople, Gimpel) 00:01:32
7.   Act II Scene 11e: The Divorce (Badkhn, Gimpel, Rabbi, Townspeople, Elka) 00:03:09
8.   Act II Scene 11f: Gimpel's Monologue (Gimpel, Badkhn) 00:01:24

Siegmeister, Elie

  Lady of the Lake (excerpts)
9.   Scene 5: Welcome, Mr. Freeman (Isabella, Blumberg) 00:09:15
10.   Interlude 00:01:25
11.   Scene 6: She lied to me (Blumberg) 00:02:18
12.   Scene 7: So you come here again (Ernesto, Blumberg, Isabella) 00:04:38

Weisgall, Hugo

  Esther (excerpts)
13.   Act I Scene 8 (excerpt): Did any queen have more (Esther) 00:03:45
14.   Act III Scene 2: Wild Dance 00:03:54
15.   Act III Scene 10: Susa sleeps a sleep (Esther, Xerxes) 00:07:28

Total Playing Time: 00:52:48

Schiff, David; Siegmeister, Elie; Weisgall, Hugo

Kiesler, Kenneth; Schwarz, Gerard

Michigan University Opera Orchestra; Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Michigan University Opera Chorus

Besley, Megan; Bikel, Theodore; Christopher, Ted; DeLoach, Marcus; Gallant, Michael; Gondek, Juliana; McPherson, Robert; Mercurio, Alissa; Meyer, Carol; Moss, Gary; Phan, Nicholas

Label: Naxos

Series: Milken Archive of American Jewish Music

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century; Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.559450

Barcode: 0636943945025

Boxset: NMIL51

Physical Release: 01/2007

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