Album description1 audio disc : analog, 33 1/3 r/min, stereo. ; 30 cm. -- (American contemporary)
Composers Recordings: CRI SD 422.
Subtitle on container: A spatial symphonic ritual for 80 trombones, organ and sopranino voice (1st work).
Words from Put up my lute, by Emily Dickinson (2nd work).
Amy Snyder, sopranino, Henry Brant, organ, Bay Bones Trombone Choir and assisting artists (1st work) ; Nelga Lynn, soprano, Barry Green, Paul Ellison, double basses, 36 double basses from the International Summer School for Double Bass of the International Society of Bassists, Allen Otte, James Culley, Michael Hakes, percussion (2nd work) ; Gerhard Samuel, conductor.
Editions recorded: Carl Fischer (1st work); Belwin Mills (2nd work).
Recorded in St Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco, February 1979 (1st work) and in Ralph Corbett Auditorium, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, July 15, 1979 (2nd work).
Program notes and text (2nd work) on container.
Contents: Orbits / Henry Brant (20:45) -- What of my music / Gerhard Samuel (15:00).
I. Samuel, Gerhard, 1924-2008. What of my music.
- 1. Fanfare: 9/10, 1980, p. 289.
- 2. New Records: 7, 1980, p. 6.
- 3. Stereo Review: 11, 1980, p. 82.
- 4. International Society of Bassists, vol. 6 #1 (1979), p. 547.
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