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A Fistful of Music

Music Newsletter for the Hiram College Library Community

February 2012

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Pop/Rock:
Composer/Artist

Title

Call #

Comments

Akon Konvicted Pop
Ak66
K837
No wonder kids don't learn to spel these days.
Sarah Brightman Live from Las Vegas: The Harem World Tour Pop
B768
L744
Canned Heat The Very Best of Canned Heat Pop
C164
B620
Common Go!  Common Classics Pop
C737
G533
Control Machete Eat, Breathe, and Sleep: Exitos Pop
C768
Ea81
Del Amitri Some Other Sucker's Paradise Pop
D370
So52
At least it's not by the dashboard light.  2 points for the reference.
The Dresden Dolls No, Virginia... Pop
D816
N659
The Flat Erth Project Off the Map Pop
F616
Of2
A project of Joe Rohan.
Humble Pie The Definitive Collection Pop
H881
D361
Freddy Jackson Greatest Hits Pop
J133
G798
The Jezabels Dark Storm Pop
J559
D248
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies Pop
K557
As10
Johnny Mathis Isn't It Romantic: The Standards Album Pop
M426
Is6
Monsters of Folk Monsters of Folk Pop
M759
M759
Strangely, they are not folksingers.  Conor Oberst, M. Ward, & a couple of other guys do roots rock.
Okkervil River I Am Very Far Pop
Ok3
I10
An so can you!  2 points for the reference.
Rammstein Sehnsucht Pop
R146
Se41
Boz Scaggs Other Roads Pop
Sca32
Ot3
The Volta Sound Fast Light with Radio Signal Pop
V889
F265
2002.
Folk/Country:
Composer/Artist

Title

Call #

Comments

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys It's Time! Country
B480
It6
Part country, part rockabilly/swing.
The Chenille Sisters True to Life Folk
C421
T766
Rocky Chirchiglia Band The Rocky Chirchiglia Band Presents Italian Romance Folk
C445
It1r
A fine group of guys from Youngstown.
Ana Egge Bad Blood Country
Eg32
B140
Ray Wylie Hubbard Growl Country
H861
G919
Robert Earl Keen Ready for Confetti Country
K250
R228
Jeff Pecon Orchestra/ Fred Kuhar Orchestra Side by Side Folk
P338
Si13
Cleveland polka music, but with a little big band feel.
Krista Solars A Little Fiddle Folk
So42
L723
Traditional fiddle tunes from a Northeast Ohio native, who more recently graduated from Oberlin with a major in violin.  Links: Solars
Cris Williamson Fringe Folk
W676
F916
Her jacket on the cover is fringe, but we think she means something else.
International:
Composer/Artist

Title

Call #

Comments

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan/ Zakir Hussain Rāgs Pīlū and Kirwāni; Rāg Khammāj--Rāgmālā--Dhūn Int
K527
P648
Works for sarod and tabla.  Links: Khan | AM | YouTube | Hussain | AM | YouTube
Mamelang Zulu Heartbeat Int
M310
Z19
Vocal group from South Africa.  Links: Mamelang | AM | YouTube
Omara Portuondo Black Magic/Magia Negra Int
P838
B561
The Rough Guide to North African Café Int
R755n
Popular music from Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, & Egypt.
Saraca: Funerary Music of Carriacou Int
Sa71f
Caribbean field recordings by Alan Lomax from 1962.
Blues/Gospel:
Composer/Artist

Title

Call #

Comments

Paul Butterfield's Better Days Bearsville Anthology Blues
B982
B380
Willie Neal Johnson The Country Boy's Collection Gospel
J639
C832
Lightnin' Slim Rooster Blues Blues
L626
R677
Donald Lawrence & the Tri-City Singers Go Get Your Life Back Gospel
L435
G534
Signature Sound Building a Bridge: Great Gospel Songs of the Last Century Gospel
Si26
B868
They call themselves a quartet, but there are five guys. Contemporary Christian music from Stow.  Links: Signature
Musicals/Film Music:
Composer/Artist

Title

Call #

Comments

Americans in London in the 1930's Musical
Am35L
Original London cast recordings (selections) from Follow a Star, The Cat and the Fiddle, and Three Sisters.  Sophie Tucker and Stanley Holloway sing.
Jazz:
Composer/Artist

Title

Call #

Comments

Jose Rizo's Mongorama Jose Riso'z Mongorama Jazz
J772
J772
A tribute to Mongo Santamaria, the Latin percussionist.
Classical:

Composer

Title

Call #

Comments

Evan Chambers The Old Burying Ground Clas
C355
Ol10
Orchestral song cycle, performed by the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kenneth Kiesler.  Links: Chambers | Kiesler
Luigi Cherubini The String Quartets Clas
C424
St86q
A 3-disc set, with all 6 quartets, performed by the Melos Quartett.  Links: Cherubini | Melos Q
Antonín Dvořák Dimitrij Clas
D959
D594
Opera, performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Gerd Albrecht.  Links: Dvořák | Albrecht
Christoph Graupner Partitas: Darmstädter Clavierbuch Clas
G778
P258
Early 18th century works for harpsichord, performed by Geneviéve Soly.  Links: Graupner | Soly
Joseph Haydn L'Anima del Filosofo ossia Orfeo ed Euridice Clas
H324
An54
Musical drama, performed by La Stagione Frankfurt, conducted by Michael Schneider.  Links: Haydn | Schneider
Olivier Messiaen/ Richard Dünser Quatuor Pour la Fin du Temps; Tage- und Nachtbücher Clas
M563
Q28
20th century works, performed by Martin Schelling, clarinet; Martin Mumelter, violin; Walter Nothas, cello; & Alfons Kontarsky, piano.  Links: Messiaen | Dünser |
Carl Nielsen String Quartets; String Quintet; Wind Quintet Clas
N554
St86q
All performed by the Carl Nielsen String Quartet, and the Vestjysk Chamber Ensemble.  Links: Nielsen | CNSQ | VCE
Nicolò Paganini Sonatas per Violino e Chitarra Clas
P140
V813s
30 of them all together, performed by Luigi Alberto Bianchi, violin, & Maurizio Preda, guitar.
Harry Partch Enclosure 2 Clas
P257
En17-2
Historic speech-music recordings by this American modernist.  Links: Partch
Johann Christoph Pez Johann Christoph Pez Clas
P468
J596
Organ works from the late 17th-early 18th centuries, performed by Laura Cerutti.  Links: Pez | Cerutti
Gioacchino Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri Clas
R736
It1
The Vienna Philharmonic does this one, with Claudio Abbado conducting.  Links: Rossini | Abbado
Jan Václav Hugo Voříšek Piano Works Clas
V915
P573
A whole batch of them on 3 discs, performed by Radoslav Kvapil.  Links: Voříšek | Kvapil
Siegfried Wagner Die Heilige Linde Clas
W125s
H363
Richard's kid wrote this opera, performed by the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, conducted by Werner Andreas Albert.  Links: Wagner | Albert

Artist

Title

Call #

Comments

Robert Burkhart/ Blair McMillen 20/21: Music for Cello and Piano from the 20th and 21st Centuries Clas
B918
T918
Works by Debussy, Carter, and others.  Links: Burkhart | McMillen
Chicago Symphony Orchestra A Tribute to Jean Martinon Clas
C432s
T731m
A selection of performances with Martinon conducting, by Beethoven, Britten, Debussy, & others.  Links: CSO | Martinon
CityMusic Cleveland Live (or LIVE) Clas
C498c
L744
The group tackles works by Stravinsky, Brouwer, and Mozart, conducted by James Gaffigan.  Links: CityMusic
Wilhelm Furtwängler The Complete Pre-War Studio Sessions Clas
F984
P929
Al from 78 rpm discs, with the Berlin Philharmonic.  Works by Weber, Beethoven, Schubert, Wagner, & others.  Links: Furtwängler
Frederick Hohman Opus 190 Clas
H686
Op7
Hohman plays works by Parker, Borowski, Vierne, & others, on the Skinner Pipe Organ in the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, Kansas City, Missouri.  Links: Hohman | UMC
Christina Placilla Remembrances from Home Clas
P690
R282
Works for viola and piano by Albéniz, Moncayo, Ravel, & others, with Placilla accompanied by Hector Landa.  Links: Placilla | Landa
United States Marine Band Flourishes and Meditations Clas
Un3m
F668
The band plays works by Grainger, Holst, Bolcom, & others, conducted by Colonel Michael J. Colburn.  Links: USMB
Miscellaneous:
Artist/Performer

Title

Call No.

Comments

George Gershwin Happy Birthday George Gershwin Misc
G323
H211
We put this here because it has some orchestral works, some Broadway tunes, and some pop songs.  Maureen McGovern joins the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andre Litton.  Oh, it's from Gershwin's 100th birthday, 1997.  Links: Gershwin | AM
The Vinyl Corner:  Life at 33 1/3 rpm.   A Selection of Additions
Artist/Performer Title Call No. Comments
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