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An invocation / by Boris Koutzen

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Vassar College Choir ; Philadelphia Conservatory Orchestra ; E. Harold Geer, conductor

For women's chorus, in part with orchestra accompaniment. Vocal parts of the 5th, 6th, and 8th works arranged for women's voices by E. Harold Geer. Sung in French (1st work), Latin (2nd, 7th works), and English (remainder). Title from container back. Side 1 introduced by an unnamed announcer. Information about arranger and about place and date of performance from concert program. Approximately 5 min. of orchestral music unrelated to this concert is captured at the end of Side 1. The 1st-3rd works recorded in concert 1949 May 1 Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia. The 4th-8th works recorded in concert 1949 April 3 or May 1 Vassar College or Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia

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Table of Contents
Cantique de Pâques / Arthur Honegger -- Gloria in excelsis / André Caplet -- An invocation / Boris Koutzen -- Why afflict thyself, O my spirit / Heinrich Schütz -- Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness / George Frederic Handel -- Du Hirte Israel, höre. Thou guide of Israel / Johann Sebastian Bach -- Ave Maria / Johannes Brahms -- Marienlieder. Call to Mary ; Mary's journey to church ; Praise of Mary / Brahms
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1 item
Format - AV
1 audiotape reel (57 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono ; 7 in., 1/4 in. tape. Acetate.