Winter 2015

Music With A Short Intermission

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1. Carlo Gesualdo No. 6 from the Fifth Book of Madrigals (1611) 2:58

Delitiae Musica – Marco Longhini, Conductor

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2. Pauline Oliveros Sound Patterns for a cappella mixed chorus (1961) 4:00

The Brandeis University Chamber Chorus – Alvin Lucier, Conductor

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3. Joseph Shabalala Yibo Labo (These Are The Guys) 4:39

Lady Smith Black Mambazo

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4. Caroline Shaw Allemande from Partita for 8 Voices (2011) 5:53

Room Full Of Teeth – Brad Wells, Director

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5. Traditional The Tula Accordion (arr. Vadim Afanasiev) 2:45

The Male Choir of St. Petersburg – Vadim Afanasiev, Conductor

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6. John Holland Conversation Piece (2006) 7:24

Recorded segments include throat-singers of Asia and Canada, throat patients ‘speaking’ through implanted electronic larynx devices, digital and processed human voices, and voices of animals.

7. Henry Purcell Chorus of Cold People from King Arthur (1691) 1:28

Les Arts Florissants – William Christie, Conductor

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8. Luciano Berio O King from Sinfonia (1967-68) 5:01

The New Swingle Singers
Orchestre National de France, Pierre Boulez, Conductor

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9. Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9, Preludio and Fuga (vers. for choir a cappella) (1945) 8:40

Choir of the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra – Naomi Munakata, Conductor

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10. Henry Purcell If Love’s Sweet Passion from The Fairy Queen (1692-93) 8:02

The Monteverde Choir with the English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor

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