Album description1 audio disc : digital ; 12 cm.
Imaginary Chicago Records: ICR 006.
For soprano, flute and double bass (3rd work); for flute and double bass (4th work); for double bass (5th work); for oboe and double bass (6th work).
Text by Virginia Hommel (3rd work)
Bertram Turetzky, double bass ; in part with Nancy Turetzky (4th work), Patrick Purswell, flutes ; Shirley Sudock, soprano ; Gustav Meier, conductor (3rd work) ; Josef Marx, oboe (6th work).
Recorded in Spargue Hall, Yale University (1st and 3rd works) ; at Millard Auditorium, University of Hartford (2nd work) ; at the home of Salvatore Martirano, Urbana, Ill. (4th work) ; at Karol Rathaus Hall, Queens College, Flushing, New York (5th work) ; in the Bliss Room of the University of Hartford (6th work).
Editions recorded: American Composers Alliance (1st and 5th works); McGinnis and Marx (6th work).
Previously released on analog disc as: Contrabass recital by Bertram Turetzky (Advance Recordings: FGR-1, 1964).
Program notes by Bertram Turetzky and text of poem, on container.
Contents: Electronic study II with contrabass / Charles Whittenberg (7:10) -- For double bass alone / William Sydeman (7:37) -- Two / Kenneth Gaburo (3:22) -- Duo / Ben Johnston (7:50) -- Monody II / George Perle (4:38) -- Cinque Frammenti / Donald Martino (5:46).
I. Whittenberg, Charles, 1927-. Electronic studies, no. 2
II. Sydeman, William, 1928-. For double bass alone
III. Gaburo, Kenneth, 1927-. Two
IV. Johnston, Ben, 1926-2019. Duo, flute, double bass
V. Perle, George, 1915-. Monodies, no. 2
VI. Martino, Donald, 1931-2005. Cinque frammenti
- 1. American Record Guide, 8-1966, p. 1150.
- 2. Hi-Fi News & Record review, 9-1965, p. 109.
- 3. Inter-American Institute for musical research yearbook, vol. 3, 1967, p. 135-136.
- 4. New York Times, 6-20-65, p. X20.