Complete George Crumb Edition, Vol. 16
BRIDGE 9413


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Complete George Crumb Edition, Vol. 16 <BR> BRIDGE 9413

2015 Grammy Nominee: Best Contemporary Classical Composition
American Songbook VII: Voices from the Heartland

This important recording features the premiere recording of the final installment of George Crumb's monumental American Songbook series. Songbook VII, titled Voices from the Heartland, includes songs both humorous and tragic, and concludes with the largest song setting of the seven-part cycle, the native American Song of the Earth. As in previous works in this cycle, Crumb employs a percussion “orchestra” of more than 100 instruments, creating a rich tapestry of beguiling sounds. Also included is the premiere recording of Sun and Shadow, Crumb's new cycle on poems of Lorca. The featured artists, Ann Crumb, Patrick Mason and Orchestra 2001, are the dedicatees of these compositions, with both recordings made under the composer's supervision.

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American Songbook VII:
Voices from the Heartland
(2010)

Spanish Songbook II:
Sun and Shadow
(2010)

Ann Crumb, soprano
Patrick Mason, baritone
Marcantonio Barone, piano
Orchestra 2001, James Freeman, conductor

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