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Wall to Wall Charles Ives
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+ About the Performance
This program was recorded 11/30/1999 at Symphony Space.

This 12-hour performance was broadcast in its entirety on WNYC-FM 93.9.

-This program was broadcast in its entirety on WNYC-FM 93.9. The program listed below is from the live performance and may differ slightly from the radio program-


Down East, The Side Show, Afterglow, from “Paracelcus,” Songs My Mother Taught Me, The Seer, Serenity, At the River, Like a Sick Eagle, The Circus Band
Jan DeGaetani, mezzo soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano
I. Andante Moderato
II. TSIAJ (This Scherzo is a Joke)
III. Moderato con moto
The Lang Trio: Daniel Hardt, violin; David Fisher, cello; Martin Goldray, piano



Ives' Choral Music
Remarks by H. Wiley Hitchcock

Choral Works
Turn Ye, Turn Ye; At the River; Serenity; The Circus Band; Memories; Two Little Flowers; In the Alley; He is There; Crossing the Bar
New Amsterdam Singers: Clara Longstreth, conductor; Bart Folse, assistant conductor; Elizabeth Rodgers, accompanist; Betty Kulleseid, alto; Jeff Vanderwolk, baritone

Memories of My Grandfather
Remarks by Charles Ives Tyler



Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2
I. Autumn [on Autumn: “Mighty God, while angels bless thee”]
II. In the Barn [on fiddle tunes and The Battle Cry of Freedom]
III. The Revival [on Nettleton: “Come thou fount of every blessing”]
Kees Kooper, violin; Mary Louise Boehm, piano

Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 4, Children's Day at the Camp Meeting
Allegro [the boys' marching around to Tell Me the Old Old Story infects Charles' practicing of his father's Fugue in B-flat Major]
Largo. Allegro con slugarocko. Largo [on 
Yes, Jesus Loves Me interrupter by boys throwing stones into the brook]
Allegro [on 
Shall We Gather at the River]
Kees Kooper, violin; Mary Louise Boehm, piano

Rather Sad, The New River, Thoreau, Spring Song, Charlie Rutlage, The Cage
Paul Sperry, tenor; Irma Vallecillo, piano



Songs (continued)
Romanzo (di Central Park), ...that better things might be, The Greatest Man, Evening, They Are There
Paul Sperry, tenor; Irma Vallecillo, piano

Memories of My Uncle
Remarks by Brewster Ives

Themes from the Second Symphony
Charles Ives, piano

Ives and His Music
Remarks by H. Wiley Hitchcock



Choral Works
Psalm 67, At the River, The New River, Charlie Rutlage, The Last Reader, The Greatest Man, Psalm 100
Canticum Novum: Harold Rosenbaum, conductor; Walter Hilse, piano; Connie Cooper, piano; Daniel Friend, tubular chimes; Bob Williams, soloist



Sonata No. 1 for Piano
[Five movements, untitled but with a general scenario: the family together in the first and last movements, the boy sowing oats in the ragtimes – movements 2 and 4 – and the parental anxiety in the middle movement.]
Dennis Russell Davies, piano

Violin Sonata No. 5, New England Holidays
Washington's Birthday [Whittier's Snow-Bound, snow storm, barn dance, farewell songs]
Decoration Day [gathering flowers, decorating graves, 'How firm a foundation,' Taps, marching back to town]
Thanksgiving [meditation on The Shining Shore]
Daniel Stepner, violin; Stephen Drury, piano



Piano Sonata No. 2, Concord, Mass. 1840-1860
I. Emerson
II. Hawthorne
III. The Alcotts
IV. Thoreau
Stephen Drury, piano; Alison Hale, flute; David Lennon, viola



Memories of My Father-in-Law
Remarks by George Tyler

Symphony No. 3
Old Folks Gathering
His Children's Day
Set for Theater Orchestra
I. In the Cage
II. In the Inn
American Composers Orchestra: Dennis Russell Davies, music advisor and principal conductor



Set for Theater Orchestra (continued)
III. In the Night

Central Park in the Dark
The Unanswered Question
Three Places in New England

I. The “St. Gaudens” in Boston Common
II. Putnam's Camp, Redding, Connecticut
III. The Housatonic at Stockbridge

American Composers Orchestra: Dennis Russell Davies, music advisor and principal conductor

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