American Classics - Henry Cowell

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American Classics - Henry Cowell



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31st Jan 2005




65 minutes


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American Classics - Henry Cowell

A Continuum Portrait - 1

Cowell, H:

Deep Color

The Fairy Answer



Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Cello, and Harpsichord

Three Anti-Modernist Songs

Suite for Violin and Piano

Polyphonica, for Small Orchestra

Irish Suite, for String Piano and Small Orchestra

Continuum: Ellen Lang ( mezzo-soprano), Mia Wu (violin), Jayn Rosenfel (flute), Marsha Heller (oboe), Maria Kitsopoulos (cello), Cheryl Seltzer (harpsichord / piano), Joel Sachs (piano / conductor)



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Henry Cowell: Set of 2 Movements

Deep Color

Henry Cowell: The Fairy Answer

The Fairy Answer

Henry Cowell: Fabric


Henry Cowell: Tiger


Henry Cowell: Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Cello and Harpsichord

I. Con moto - Allegro

II. Lento

III. Allegro moderato

IV. Molto vivace

Henry Cowell: 3 Anti-Modernist Songs

A Sharp where you'd expect a Natural

Hark! From the Pit a Fearsome Sound

Who wrote this fiendish 'Rite of Spring'?

Henry Cowell: Suite for Violin and Piano

I. Largo

II. Allegretto

III. Andante tranquillo

IV. Allegro marcato

V. Andante calmato

VI. Presto

Henry Cowell: Polyphonica


Henry Cowell: Irish Suite

The Banshee

The Leprechaun

The Fairy Bells

BBC Music Magazine

May 2005


“These always approachable pieces are consistently performed by Continuum with rare affection and a fine sense of style, nowhere more so than their wonderfully sculptured reading of the late Quartet for flute, oboe, cello and harpsichord - a classic that seems to stand right outside time.”

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