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PAUL BOWLES: A MUSICAL PORTRAIT

Audio CD now available

 

A compact disc of Paul Bowles' music is now available for sale directly from Irene Herrmann. The audio CD Paul Bowles: A Musical Portrait was recorded in 1994 and initially released in 1996 on the Koch International Classics label. It has been out of print until now and has been duplicated and is being re-released and distributed by Irene Herrmann. The cost for this CD is $17.00 U. S. dollars, including first class postage within the United States and Canada, and $20.00 U. S. dollars to the rest of the world via air mail. Please write Irene Herrmann to order this CD: Herrmann@ucsc.edu

 

 

Paul Bowles: A Musical Portrait, an audio compact disc (CD), is now available for $17.00 (to USA and Canada) and $20.00 (the rest of the world). Write to Irene Herrmann for details: Herrmann@ucsc.edu.
 
Performers: Irene Herrmann and Michael McGushin, piano; Roger Wiesmeyer, oboe; Mark Brandenburg, clarinet; Brian Staufenbiel, tenor; Susan Waller, flute

Recorded on June 1994 at the Performing Arts Concert Hall, University of California, Santa Cruz. Pianos by Steinway and Bösendorfer

The Paul Bowles CD album's booklet has program notes and the texts of songs. Total time: 53 minutes, 18 seconds.

Individual tracks on the CD:

(1) Nocturne For Two Pianos (1935)

(2–4) Sonata for Oboe and Clarinet (1931)

Selected Songs:

(5)  I Three (Tennessee Williams) (1947)

(6)  II Mes De Mayo (anonymous) (1944)

(7) III Once A Lady Was Here ( Paul Bowles) (1946)

(8–10) Sonata For Flute and Piano (1932)

Cuatro Canciones de Federico García Lorca (1944):

(11)  I Cancioncilla

(12) II Media Luna

(13) III Balada Amarilla

(14) IV Murió al Amanecer

Four Miniatures For Piano:

(15)  I Prelude for Bernard Suares

(16) II Portrait of KMC

(17) III Reverie

(18) IV Sarabande

(19–23) Scènes d'Anabase (1932)

 

 

IRENE HERRMANN is the featured pianist on a Koch Records album of Paul Bowles' piano and chamber music. Herrmann is the co-editor of Paul Bowles on Music, a collection of Bowles' criticisms published by the University of California Press. Irene Herrmann  is the musical heir of the estate of Paul Bowles and is the authorized distributor of his music scores. She may be reached at: Herrmann@ucsc.edu.

 

 

To see a complete list of Paul Bowles' music scores distributed by Irene Herrmann click here.

 

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