Album description2 audio discs : digital ; 12 cm.
Works for double bass and piano (1st-6th works) and solo double bass (7th-12th works).
"Anthology of Recorded Music, Inc."
Robert Black, double bass ; John McDonald, piano (1st-6th works).
Editions. recorded: SLAVA Pub. (1st work); American Music Edition (2nd work); Composers Facsimile Editions (3rd and 5th works); Chappell (4th work); Frog Peak Music (6th work); McGinnis and Marx (7th work); T. Presser (8th work); Josef Marx (9th work); Henmar Press (10th work); Sonic Art Editions (11th work); MCA Music (12th work).
Recorded at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover, Mass., August 24-25, 2006.
Program notes by Robert Carl, biographical notes on the performers, and selected discography and bibliography (15 pages), inserted.
Contents: Sonata for double bass and piano (1944/1950) / Joseph Iadone (9:49) -- Arioso and etude (1953) / Halsey Stevens (4:44) -- Lyric piece : for contrabass and piano (1950) / Quincy Porter (5:04) -- Sonatina (1967) / Jerome Moross (14:08) -- Suite for bass and piano (1958) / Otto Luening (5:47) -- Movement for double bass and piano (1936) / Johanna Beyer (4:29) -- Sonata for bass alone (1960) / Barney Childs (9:44) -- Monody II : (1962) / George Perle (5:05) -- For double bass alone : (1959) / William Sydeman (8:37) -- 59 1/2" : for a string player (1953) / John Cage (1:04) -- Beast : (1971) / James Tenney (7:11) -- Valentine : (1969) / Jacob Druckman (9:42).
I. Iadone, Joseph, 1915-2004. Sonata, double bass, piano
II. Stevens, Halsey, 1908-1989. Arioso and etude, double bass, piano
III. Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966. Lyric piece
IV. Moross, Jerome, 1913-1983. Sonatinas, double bass, piano
V. Luening, Otto, 1900-1996. Suites, double bass, piano
VI. Beyer, Johanna, 1888-1944. Movements, double bass, piano
VII. Childs, Barney, 1926-2000. Sonatas, double bass
VIII. Perle, George, 1915-2009. Monody, no. 2
IX. Sydeman, William, 1928-. For double bass alone
X. Cage, John, 1912-1992. 59 1/2 seconds
XI. Tenney, James, 1934-2006. Beast
XII. Druckman, Jacob, 1928-1996. Valentine