Haunted Landscapes: Music of George Crumb

November 2, 2018, 10:00 pm

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Peter Matthews from New York City, United States [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Legendary composer George Crumb created a unique, haunting sound world that leaves an indelible impression upon anyone who hears it. This is the perfect landscape to celebrate his October birth-date and Halloween with an entire show dedicated to Crumb’s music.


Vox Balanae, I (excerpt) & finale, by George Crumb
eighth blackbird

“Se ha llendado de luces mi corzon deseda” from Ancient Voices of Children
The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble; Arthur Weisberg, conductor; Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano; Michael Dash, boy soprano

Makrokosmos III-Nocturnal Sounds (The Awakening)
Gilbert Kalish & James Freeman, pianos; Raymond Des Roches & Richard Fitz, percussion

“Deep River”, from The River of Life
Orchestra 2001; James Freeman, conductor; Ann Crumb, vocals

Mundis Canis– Tammy, Fritzi, and Yoda
David Starobin, guitar; George Crumb, percussion

Black Angels- III Return
Kronos Quartet