The 1st work for narrators, chorus, and orchestra; the 2nd work for vocal soloists, mixed chorus, and orchestra; the 3rd work for orchestra.
Parallel title of 2nd work on container: Thunderous scenes.
"Thunderous scenes (1992) ... is from Balada's opera Death of Columbus, completed in 1994"--Program notes, p. 7.
"Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc."
Program notes by Howard Klein, texts with English translation, and selected discography and bibliography (34 p. : port.) inserted in container.
María Sabina (33:21) -- Escenas borrascosas (28:05) -- Guernica (11:00).
Narrators, The University of Louisville Chorus (1st work) ; The Louisville Orchestra, Jorge Mester, conductor (1st and 3rd works) ; soloists, Carnegie Mellon Concert Choir, Carnegie Mellon Repertory Chorus, Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Orchestra, Juan Pablo Izquierdo, conductor (2nd work).
Recorded Feb. 5, 1973 (1st work), and Apr. 7-8, 1994, at Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Pa. (2nd work).
Vocal works sung in Spanish (the 2nd work in part in Latin).