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Author Adès, Thomas, composer, performer.

Title America : a prophecy / Thomas Adès.

Published New York, N.Y. : EMI Classics, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Works. Selections
Physical description 1 online resource
Notes Previously released as a compact disc.
Contents America: a prophecy : op. 19, for mezzo-soprano and large orchestra with optional large chorus (1999) -- The Fayrfax carol : for SATB div. chorus with optional organ (1997) -- Fool's rhymes : op. 5 (1992) -- January writ : for SATB divisi, organ (1999) -- Oh thou, who didst with pitfall and with gin : op. 3a, anthem for male voices (1990) -- The lover in winter : for countertenor and piano (1989) -- Life story : op. 8, for soprano and chamber ensemble of 3 players (1993) -- Cardiac arrest : for chamber ensemble of 7 players (1995) / Christopher Foreman, Cathal Smythe ; arr. T. Adès -- Les baricades mister̓ieuses : for chamber ensemble of 5 players (1994) / François Couperin ; trans. T. Adès -- Brahms, op. 21 : for baritone and orchestra (2001).
Performers In the 1st work: Susan Bickley, mezzo-soprano ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Adès, conductor. In the 2nd-5th works: Polyphony ; Stephen Layton, director ; Tom Poster, piano ; Hugh Webb, harp ; Richard Benjafield, percussion (3rd work) ; Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ (3rd-4th works). In the 6th work: Robin Blaze, countertenor ; Huw Watkins, piano. In the 7th-9th works: Composers Ensemble ; Thomas Adès, conductor ; Claron McFadden, soprano (7th work). In the 10th work: Christopher Maltman, baritone ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Adès, conductor.
Notes Recorded Mar. 2002, Symphony Hall, Birmingham (works 1-2, 10) and Feb. 2003, Temple Church (remainder).
Language notes Sung in English, Spanish, Latin and German.
Other author Benjafield, Richard, performer.
Bickley, Susan, performer.
Blaze, Robin, performer.
Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher, performer.
Foreman, Chris, 1958- Cardiac arrest; arranged.
Layton, Stephen, conductor.
Maltman, Christopher, performer.
McFadden, Claron, performer.
Poster, Tom, performer.
Smythe, Cathal, 1959- composer.
Watkins, Huw, 1976- performer.
Webb, Hugh (Harpist), performer.
Couperin, François, 1668-1733. Pièces de clavecin, 2e livre. No 6. Baricades mystérieuses; arranged.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, performer.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Chorus, performer.
Composers Ensemble, performer.
Polyphony (Choral ensemble), performer.
Subject Choruses (Mixed voices) with organ.
Choruses, Secular (Men's voices), Unaccompanied.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Instrumental ensembles, Arranged.
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Songs (High voice) with piano.
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra.
Sound recordings.