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Haskell Small: Book of Hours

MS 1601

DDD
Stereo
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 64'41"
Tracks: 18
Booklet pages: 16
© 2016 Haskell Small
Received: 7 October 2016

Listen: Haskell Small: Guernica Pantoum (Lullaby of War) (track 17, 0:00-1:00)

Haskell Small, piano (Bluthner 9-foot grand, courtesy of Washington Conservatory of Music)
Robin Weigert, narrator
Martin Rayner, narrator

Haskell Small (born 1948):

A Journey in Silence: Reflections on the Book of Hours (2015) (first recording)
1 Introduction
2 Vigils
3 Lauds
4 Prime
5 Terce
6 Walk to Calvary
7 Sext
8 None
9 Vespers
10 Compline
11 The Great Silence

Lullaby of War (2007) - A setting of six war poems for piano and two narrators
12 War is Kind (Stephen Crane, 1871-1900)
13 No (Joy Harjo, born 1951 - first published version)
14 Recitative (Yvan Goll, 1891-1950 - excerpts)
15 Naming Souls (Uri Zvi Greenberg, 1896-1981)
16 Look Down, Fair Moon (Walt Whitman, 1819-1892)
17 Guernica Pantoum (Paula Tatarunis, born 1952)
18 Prayer

Recorded 22 June 2008 (tracks 12-18) and in July 2015 (tracks 1-11) at Westmoreland United Church of Christ in Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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