RUTH CRAWFORD SEEGER Portrait / Oliver Knussen

RUTH CRAWFORD SEEGER
Portrait

Andante for Strings · Music for Small
Orchestra · Piano Study · Rissolty Rossolty
String Quartet · Suite for Wind Quintet
3 Chants for Chorus · 3 Songs · 2 Ricercare

CHARLES SEEGER
John Hardy
Lucy Shelton
Reinbert de Leeuw, Piano
New London Chamber Choir/James Wood
Schönberg Ensemble
Oliver Knussen
Int. Release 14 Aug. 1997
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Track List

Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901 - 1953)
Music for Small Orchestra (1926)

Schönberg Ensemble, Oliver Knussen

Three Chants

James Wood, New London Chamber Choir

4.
2:54

New London Chamber Choir, James Wood

James Wood, New London Chamber Choir

Reinbert de Leeuw

Three Songs

7.
3:18

Lucy Shelton, Schönberg Ensemble, Oliver Knussen

String Quartet 1931

10.
3:13

11.
2:04

12.
4:18

Marijke van Kooten, Helen Hulst, Karin Dolman, Hans Woudenberg

2 Ricercare

Lucy Shelton, Reinbert de Leeuw

Charles Seeger (1886 - 1979)
Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901 - 1953)
Suite (1952)

19.
3:09

20.
2:33

Schönberg Ensemble, Oliver Knussen

Total Playing Time 1:10:58

. . . [a] whirlwind burst of orchestral colour and American folk song . . . ["Rissolty, Rossolty" is] wittily, smartly orchestrated, gathering pace towards an Ivesian moment where all three tunes are juxtaposed.