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Barbara Harbach: Chamber Music IV

MS 1259


Playing time: 74'33"
Tracks: 17
Booklet pages: 16
© 2013 Barbara Harbach
Received: 22 October 2013

Listen: Barbara Harbach: Ireland Remembered (Incanta) (track 3, 0:00-0:53)

Barbara Harbach:

Incantata for chamber ensemble (2011)
1 Perplexities
2 Nocturne
3 Ireland Remembered
4 Bitter-Sweet
5 Coda

St Louis Chamber Players:
Paula Kasica, flute
Paul Garritson, clarinet
Donita Bauer, bassoon
Tod Bowermaster, horn
Paul Hecht, trumpet
Jane Price, violin
Joanna Mendoza, viola
Marian Drake, cello
Alla Voskoboynikova, piano
James Richards, conductor

Harriet's Story, for soprano, violin and piano (2011)
6 Frontier Slave (lyrics: Barbara Harbach)
7 No Reason to Learn (lyrics: Barbara Harbach)
8 Sister Harriet Tubman (lyrics: Harriet Tubman)

Marlisa Hudson, soprano
John McGrosso, violin
Alla Voskoboynikova, piano

Phantom of the Dreams' Origin, for chamber ensemble (2012)
9 Procession
10 Lamentation
11 Semaphores
12 Desolation
13 Deprived
14 Tranquility
15 Polyhedral Bell
16 Spinning Mill of Nocturnal Repose

St Louis Chamber Players:
Andrea Kaplan, flute
Jeanine Garesche, clarinet
Donita Bauer, bassoon
Tod Bowermaster, horn
David Sanderson, trumpet
John McGrosso, violin
Julia Sakharova, violin
Joanna Mendoza, viola
Kurt Baldwin, cello
Fred Devaney, bass
Jeff Barudin, percussion
James Richards, conductor

17 The Sounds of St Louis - a suite in one movement (2011)

St Louis Low Brass Collective:
Vanessa Fralick, trombone
Catie Hickey, trombone
Jon Reycraft, trombone
Gerry Pagano, trombone
Tom Vincent, euphonium
Tim Myers, euphonium
David Deriso, tuba
Toni Ratican Stanley, tuba
Kevin Gianino, percussion

Recorded 9, 10, 11 and 13 January 2013 at Lee Theater, Touhill Performing Arts Center, University of Missouri at St Louis, USA


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