Songs Cathy Sang: Berio – Cage – Pousseur – Berberian – Virgin

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1. Aria by John Cage
Performer: Linda Hirst (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Diego Masson
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1958; USA
Date of Recording: 07/04/1986
Venue: Almeida Theatre, London
2. Sequenza III for Female Voice solo by Luciano Berio
Performer: Linda Hirst (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1966
Date of Recording: 07/04/1986
Venue: Almeida Theatre, London
3. Folk Songs for Mezzo Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Viola, Cello, Harp and Percussion by Luciano Berio
Performer: Linda Hirst (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Bell (Flute), Michael Collins (Clarinet),
Roger Chase (Viola), Christopher Van Kampen (Cello), James Holland (Percussion),
David Hockings (Percussion), Helen Tunstall (Harp)
Conductor: Diego Masson
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1964/1973

Notes: Folk Songs in the Berio set: “Black is the colour” (USA), “I wonder as I wander” (USA), “Loosin Yelav” (Armenia), “Rossignolet du Bois” (France), “A la femminisca” (Sicily), “La donna ideale” (Italy), “Ballo”
(Italy), “Motettu de Tristura” (Sardinia), “Malurous qu’o uno fenno” (Auvergne), “Lo fiolaire” (Auvergne), “Azerbaijan Love Songs” (Azerbaijan).
4. Phonèmes pour Cathy “Madrigal V” by Henri Pousseur
Performer: Linda Hirst (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Diego Masson
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1966; Belgium
Date of Recording: 07/04/1986
Venue: Almeida Theatre, London
5. Stripsody by Cathy Berberian
Performer: Linda Hirst (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Diego Masson
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1966
Date of Recording: 07/04/1986
Venue: Almeida Theatre, London