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The Resource Apocalypsis, R. Murray Schafer

Apocalypsis, R. Murray Schafer

Label
Apocalypsis
Title
Apocalypsis
Statement of responsibility
R. Murray Schafer
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Initially imagined as a way to create a grassroots community of performers and offer an alternative to classical music's dogma of highly trained musicians, this album blends professional and amateur talents in its cast of 1,000 choir singers, musicians, conductors, actors, and dancers
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NAXOS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schafer, R. Murray
Date of event
2015 June 27 and 28
Form of composition
other
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung primarily in English, with some portions in Latin
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Recorded live
PerformerNote
Laurie Anderson (Voice of John) ; Brent Carver (Antichrist) ; Tanya Tagaq (Old Woman) ; Kawiti Waetford (Archangel Michael) ; supporting soloists and silent roles ; various choirs and instrumental ensembles ; David Fallis, principal conductor
Place of event
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Ontario
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1975-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carver, Brent
  • Tagaq
  • Waetford, Kawiti
  • Anderson, Laurie
  • Fallis, David
  • Luminato Festival
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sacred vocal music
  • Musical theater
  • Soundscapes (Music)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Apocalypsis, R. Murray Schafer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Libretto by the composer and others, based on the Revelation of St. John the Divine, Psalm 148, and words by Giordano Bruno
  • Luminato Festival's production of this work, for a cast of 1,000 professional and amateur singers, musicians, actors, and dancers
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Psalm
  • (6:07)
  • Interlude
  • (1:48)
  • The seven trumpets
  • (6:19)
  • The battle between good and evil
  • (6:45)
  • Vision of the end
  • (6:09)
  • Part one.
  • Lament over Babylon and transition to the New Kingdom
  • (18:33)
  • CD 2.
  • Part two.
  • Credo.
  • Invocation and response 1
  • (3:36)
  • Invocation and response 2
  • (3:30)
  • Invocation and response 3
  • John's vision.
  • (3:30)
  • Invocation and response 4
  • (3:30)
  • Invocation and response 5
  • (3:31)
  • Invocation and response 6
  • (3:39)
  • Invocation and response 7
  • (3:40)
  • Invocation and response 8
  • The cosmic Christ
  • (3:38)
  • Invocation and response 9
  • (4:01)
  • Invocation and response 10
  • (2:19)
  • Invocation and response 11
  • (2:09)
  • Invocation and response 12
  • (10:40)
  • (7:14)
  • The court of Heaven
  • (7:04)
  • The seven seals
  • (5:42)
Control code
1002858126
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • CALC41518001
  • CALC41518002
  • CALC41518003
  • CALC41518004
  • CALC41518005
  • CALC41518006
  • CALC41518007
  • CALC41518008
  • CALC41518009
  • CALC41518010
  • CALC41518011
  • CALC41518012
  • CALC41518013
  • CALC41518014
  • CALC41518015
  • CALC41518016
  • CALC41518017
  • CALC41518018
  • CALC41518019
  • CALC41518020
  • CALC41518021
Publisher number
AN28784-5
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1002858126
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Apocalypsis, R. Murray Schafer
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Libretto by the composer and others, based on the Revelation of St. John the Divine, Psalm 148, and words by Giordano Bruno
  • Luminato Festival's production of this work, for a cast of 1,000 professional and amateur singers, musicians, actors, and dancers
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Psalm
  • (6:07)
  • Interlude
  • (1:48)
  • The seven trumpets
  • (6:19)
  • The battle between good and evil
  • (6:45)
  • Vision of the end
  • (6:09)
  • Part one.
  • Lament over Babylon and transition to the New Kingdom
  • (18:33)
  • CD 2.
  • Part two.
  • Credo.
  • Invocation and response 1
  • (3:36)
  • Invocation and response 2
  • (3:30)
  • Invocation and response 3
  • John's vision.
  • (3:30)
  • Invocation and response 4
  • (3:30)
  • Invocation and response 5
  • (3:31)
  • Invocation and response 6
  • (3:39)
  • Invocation and response 7
  • (3:40)
  • Invocation and response 8
  • The cosmic Christ
  • (3:38)
  • Invocation and response 9
  • (4:01)
  • Invocation and response 10
  • (2:19)
  • Invocation and response 11
  • (2:09)
  • Invocation and response 12
  • (10:40)
  • (7:14)
  • The court of Heaven
  • (7:04)
  • The seven seals
  • (5:42)
Control code
1002858126
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • CALC41518001
  • CALC41518002
  • CALC41518003
  • CALC41518004
  • CALC41518005
  • CALC41518006
  • CALC41518007
  • CALC41518008
  • CALC41518009
  • CALC41518010
  • CALC41518011
  • CALC41518012
  • CALC41518013
  • CALC41518014
  • CALC41518015
  • CALC41518016
  • CALC41518017
  • CALC41518018
  • CALC41518019
  • CALC41518020
  • CALC41518021
Publisher number
AN28784-5
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1002858126
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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