Saturday, August 25, 2001

Noah's Flood ("Noah, Noah"), Op. 98


Op. 98 NOAH'S FLOOD ("Noah, Noah"):
A Mystery Play (August 25, 2001)
I. Wicked Prelude
II. Exhortation (Noah, Noah)
III. Dire Fears (Day of Wrath)
IV. The Building of the Ark
V. Ca(r)[t]a(va)l[ogue] of the Animals
VI. The Comedy (Mrs. Noah)
VII. The Flood / Te Deum
(The Little Death Raindrops Keep Falling Mainly in Mesopotamia)
VIII. The Birds
IX. The Rainbow / Te Deum / Postlude

Recording:


BEGINNING SOMEWHERE
New Music, 2008

Noah's Flood


I. Wicked Prelude












II. Exhortation (Noah, Noah) / III. Dire Fears (Day of Wrath)









Airplay:

April 7, 2008 - present

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Friday, August 17, 2001

Quartet for the Beginning of Time, Op. 97


Op. 97 QUARTET FOR THE BEGINNING OF TIME:
ADAM AND EVE AND CAIN AND ABEL (August 17, 2001)
Opera-Oratorio for Voices and Instruments
I. Liturgy of Earth
II. Vocalise for the Disobedience at the Beginning of Time
III. Abyss of Separation
IV. Ragtime Intermezzo of Expulsion
V. Lounging in an Eternity of Strife carnival catalogue
VI. Blues Dance of Fury
VII. Fathering Hope
VIII. Lounging in Mortality (Baby Boom Boogie-Woogie Begats)

Performances:

March 5-7, 12-14, 2010
San Francisco Cabaret Opera
Community Music Center, San Francisco, CA

Recording:

BEGINNING SOMEWHERE, New Music

THE BIBLE, New Music

SEX AND THE BIBLE: THE OPERA (PART I) New York

Wednesday, August 8, 2001

The Wind God, Op. 96


Op. 96 THE WIND GOD (2001)
(after Harriet March Page) (August 8, 2001)
I. I got my wish
II. I've a crick
III. Ocean is my friend
IV. Big ship
V. Sitting goose
VI. It's so true
VII. But you see (Builder's blue tango...)
VIII. I loved him
IX. All my money
X. We're six days out
XI. My son sleeps
XII. My little finger (Blues)
XIII. We almost mutaneed (March)
XIV. In a lull
XV. Noah
XVI. All there is
XVII. A dozen dolphins
XVIII. We hit land

Performances:

October 14, 2001
Harriet March Page, Soprano
Goat Hall, San Francisco, CA

March 2, 2002
Harriet March Page, Soprano
National Association of Composers, Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

June 2, 2002
Harriet March Page, Soprano
Missing Persons Concert, Goat Hall, San Francisco, CA

June 21, 2002
Harriet March Page, Soprano
NOW Music Festival, Goat Hall, San Francisco, CA

July 19-21, 2002
Harriet March Page, Soprano
Fresh Voices III Festival, Goat Hall, San Francisco, CA

Recording:

THE WIND GOD
(New Music, 2008)
I. I got my wish







II. I've a crick
III. Ocean is my friend
IV. Big ship
V. Sitting goose
VI. It's so true
VII. But you see (Builder's blue tango...)
VIII. I loved him
IX. All my money
X. We're six days out
XI. My son sleeps
XII. My little finger (Blues)
XIII. We almost mutaneed (March)
XIV. In a lull
XV. Noah
XVI. All there is
XVII. A dozen dolphins
XVIII. We hit land

Airplay:

January 27 - February 2, 2008
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