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BOLCOM, W.: Canciones de Lorca / Prometheus (R. Barbera, Biegel, Pacific Chorale and Symphony, St. Clair)

    
      

 

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BOLCOM, W.: Canciones de Lorca / Prometheus (R. Barbera, Biegel, Pacific Chorale and Symphony, St. Clair)

Winner of a Pulitzer Prize and multiple GRAMMY® awards, William Bolcom is one of America’s leading composers with a prolific and widely performed catalogue. Written for tenor Plácido Domingo, Canciones de Lorca explores the full variety of that Spanish poet’s surrealistic humour, passion and mystery, as well as invoking the Andalusian flamenco and popular song-lyric atmosphere the composer feels is latent in each poem. Bolcom interprets the legend of Prometheus as a metaphor for our turbulent times, starkly examining how we are chained to a rock of technological dependency but dedicating his work to hope and a peace derived from greater universal understanding.


Bolcom, William
García Lorca, Federico, lyricist(s)

  Canciones de Lorca
1.   Play with flash player I. Introduction: Balanza 00:01:10
2.   Play with flash player II. Instrumental Interlude I 00:01:11
3.   Play with flash player III. La casada infiel 00:07:15
4.   Play with flash player IV. Alba 00:03:44
5.   Play with flash player V. Danza da lua en Santiago 00:03:14
6.   Play with flash player VI. Arboles 00:02:57
7.   Play with flash player VII. Soneto de la dulce queja 00:04:34
8.   Play with flash player VIII. Instrumental Interlude II: A Poet in New York 00:03:04
9.   Play with flash player IX. El poeta llega a la Habana 00:04:43

Bolcom, William
Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron), lyricist(s)

  Prometheus
10.   Play with flash player Prometheus 00:22:58

Total Playing Time: 00:54:50






Composer(s):
Bolcom, William

Lyricist(s):
García Lorca, Federico; Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron)

Conductor(s):
St. Clair, Carl

Orchestra(s):
Pacific Symphony Orchestra

Choir(s):
Pacific Chorale

Artist(s):
Barbera, Rene; Biegel, Jeffrey

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Vocal

Catalogue No: 8.559788

Barcode: 636943978825

Release Date: 11/2015

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