1 sound disc (72 min.) : digital ; 4 ³/₄ in.
Of bondage and freedom / Max Lifchitz (21:25)
Two arabesques / Raoul Pleskow (11:17)
La vida es sueño (5:21) ; This man was your brother (7:57) / Laura Greenberg
Amandla Mandela! / Charles Dvorak (25:22)
Lifchitz, Max, 1948-
Dvorak, Charles, 1953-
North/South Consonance (Musical group)
The 1st work for soprano, violin and piano (text by Abraham Sutzkever and Czeslaw Milosz ; Yiddish, Polish and English words) ; 2nd for flute, 2 clarinets, piano, violin, viola, violoncello and double bass ; 3rd for soprano, flute, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, violin and violoncello (text by Calderón ; Spanish words) ; 4th for soprano, string quartet and percussion (3 players) (text by Kenneth Patchen ; English words) ; 5th for narrator, clarinet, piano, timpani, percussion, and double bass (text by Nelson Mandela)
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Of bondage and freedom / Max Lifchitz (21:25) -- Two arabesques / Raoul Pleskow (11:17) -- La vida es sueño (5:21) ; This man was your brother (7:57) / Laura Greenberg -- Amandla Mandela! / Charles Dvorak (25:22)
Lynne Vardaman (1st, 4th works), Rachel Rosales (3rd), soprano ; H. Patrick Swygert, narrator (5th) ; The North/South Consonance Ensemble ; Max Lifchitz, conductor.
Recorded at the Great Hall, Long Island University, Jan. 18 & Mar. 28, 1990, and at the Recital Hall, University of Albany, June 14-21, 1993.