Sunday, November 15, 1998

Solomon, Op. 70 (1998)


Op. 70 SOLOMON (November 15, 1998)
Opera-Oratorio for Voices and Orchestra

Act I
I. Let's Find a Young Woman









II. Have You Heard (The Coronation of Solomon)









III. You Know What to Do (The Death of David)









IV. Is This a Friendly Visit? / I'll See What I Can Do









V. You Deserve to Die (Psalm 144)
VI. What Would You Like Me to Give to You
VII. This Woman

Act II
VIII. You Know (The Building of the Temple and Palace)
IX. Happy Solomon (Procession of the Ark to the Temple)

Act III
X. So These Are the Towns
XI. I Come to You (The Queen of Sheba)
XII. Because You Have Broken
XIII. Your Father Solomon

Recordings:

HILL COUNTRY MUSIC (Complete Works, Volume 21)
THE BIBLE

Sunday, November 1, 1998

King David, Op. 69 (1998)


Op. 69 KING DAVID (November 1, 1998)
Opera-Oratorio for Voices and Orchestra

Part 1
I. How Long (The Annointment)
II. Evil Spirit (Psalm 23)
III. What You Doing (Goliath)
IV.-V. Long Live David (March/Song of Victory)
VI. Flee to the Mountains (Psalm 11)
VII. O for the Wings of a Dove (Psalm 55)
VIII. Dance of the Prophets
IX. Pity! (Psalm 57)
X. In Saul's Camp
XI. When the Wicked Came (Psalm 27)
XII. Incantation (The Witch of Endor)
XIII. March of David and the Philistines (The Death of Saul)
XIV. The Lamentations of Gilboa

Part 2
XV. Feat Song (The Pursuit of Abner)
XVI. Before the Arc

Part 3
XVII. Song of Appraisal (Nathan's Prophecy)
XVIII. Song of Survival (David and Bathsheba)
XIX. Song of Repentence (Misere, Psalm 51:1-4)
XX. Passacaglia of Sex and Death (Psalm 51: 5-19)
XXI. I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes (Psalm 121)
XXII. Song in the Forest of Ephraim
XXIII. Absalom, Absalom! (Absalon Fili Mi)
XXIV. Rock and Strength (Psalm 18)
XXV. Census and Plague

Recordings:

HILL COUNTRY MUSIC (Complete Works, Volume 21)
THE BIBLE