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PARTCH, H.: Historic Speech Music Recordings (Partch)

PARTCH, H.: Historic Speech Music Recordings (Partch)

Composer(s)Partch, HarryPartch, Harry
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental • Spoken Commentary • Vocal
Catalogue INNOVA401
Label Innova
Quality   320kbps
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Work/Track Title Time
PARTCH, H.: Historic Speech Music Recordings (Partch) 4:39:30   
  I am Harry Partch 0:24       
  By the Rivers of Babylon 3:25       
  Texts and Music: A Wagnerian Wrestling Match 1:21       
  17 Lyrics of Li Po (excerpts)          
      A Dream 4:33       
      An Encounter in the Field 0:48       
      On Hearing the Flute 0:59       
      The Intruder 1:09       
      I am a Peach Tree 1:25       
      With a Man of Leisure 0:44       
      A Midnight Farewell 1:16       
      Before the Cask of Wine 2:10       
      On the Ship of Spicewood 2:31       
      By the Great Wall 1:55       
  The Use of English in Serious Music 0:57       
  Barstow: 8 Hitchhikers' Inscriptions 8:26       
  San Francisco: a Setting of the Cries of Two Newsboys on a Foggy Night in the Twenties 2:29       
  Life is too precious to spend it with important people 1:29       
  US Highball: a Musical Account of a Transcontinental Hobo Trip 26:45       
  My Heart Keeps Beating Time 1:36       
  San Francisco II 2:50       
  I'm going to start right off by giving you some sounds… 0:29       
  2 Settings from Finnegans Wake          
      No. 1. Isobel 2:52       
      No. 2. Annah the Allmaziful 2:21       
  Dark Brother 7:41       
  A Quarter-Saw Section of Motivations and Intonations          
      Prelude to Talk 2:14       
      Introduction to Examples Oo Intonation 6:01       
      Scale of Olympos (Pentatonic) 1:03       
      Enharmonic Scale of Archytas; Separated by 3/2's; Triads 1:33       
      Scale of Pythagoras; Separated by 3/2's; Triads 1:05       
      Ptolemaic Intense Diatonic; Separated by 3/2's; Triads 0:51       
      Ptolemy's Equable Diatonic; Separated by 3/2's 1:22       
      Terpander's Hexatonic 1:49       
      Close Degrees 1:05       
      True and Tempered Triads 1:20       
      Resolutions from p. 186 of Genesis of a Music; Resolution p. 187; "Familiar" Resolution 2:21       
      Fox-Strangeways Resolutions 2:24       
      Tonal Flux from Genesis, p. 188; Tonal Flux from The Letter and Third Chorus of Oedipus; Another p. 188; Tonal Flux from Antiphony of Oedipus, "O Crowding Woods…" 3:54       
      Multiple Tonal Senses from Antiphony of Oedipus, "O Crowding Woods…" 2:37       
      Multiple Tonal Senses from Dark Brother, "and we who were lost are found again…"; "until our hearts are corrupted, out talent wasted, and our hope gone."; "Have we not known triumph, joy, and glory on 4:02       
      Melodic Subtleties from The Street, "Down Maxwell Street, where the prostitutes stand in the gloom…", U.S. Highball, "Back to the freights for you, boy." 1:43       
      Melodic Subtleties from The Bewitched 6:10       
      Instrumental Tunings: Harmonic Canon I as in Revelation; Petals; Chromelodeon two sets of reeds; Revelation 10:40       
      Dissonances and Consonance: Coda to Oedipus; Coda to Revelation 6:50       
  Bitter Music          
      June 11, 1935 — Santa Rosa, California 0:27       
      June 12 — Federal Shelter, Stockton 3:37       
      June 13 1:28       
      June 14 1:22       
      June 16 — Harrington Ranch, San Joaquin Delta 3:27       
      June 17 0:27       
      July 4 3:50       
      July 14 0:50       
      July 16 1:16       
      July 19 1:11       
      July 20 — Heading North, Between Sacramento and Redding 2:24       
      July 24 — Federal Shelter, Portland 2:25       
      July 25 — Blue Ox Lodge, Seattle, Washington 4:16       
      July 27 2:33       
      July 29 0:25       
      July 30 0:29       
      August 7 — Between Grants Pass and Klamath Falls, Oregon 1:56       
      August 15 1:31       
      October 22 — Nearing Monterey 5:01       
      October 24 — Leaving Big Sur 2:33       
      October 25 — Near Slate's Hot Springs 2:56       
      October 26 1:22       
      October 27 0:35       
      October 28 0:17       
      October 29 1:28       
      October 30 — Big Creek 0:53       
      November 12 — Santa Barbara 2:23       
      November 14 0:31       
      November 15 — Leaving Santa Barbara 4:17       
      November 16 — Ojai 0:57       
      November 17 1:02       
      November 23 — Los Angeles 0:29       
      November 28 0:19       
      December 4 0:42       
      December, 1935 8:44       
      February 1, 1936 — San Bernardino 4:00       
  Yankee Doodle Birds 0:36       
  Yankee Doodle Fantasy 3:54       
  2 Settings from Lewis Carroll: O Frabjous Day! 3:10       
  You are charged with being guilty. Are you drunk or not? 1:04       
  Ring Around the Moon, a Dance Fantasm for Here and Now 9:00       
  Bless This Home 3:21       
  Harrys Wake 46:23       
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