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Itaipu ; The canyon / Philip Glass.

Glass, Philip. (Author). Shaw, Robert, 1916-1999 (Added Author). Glass, Philip. Canyon. (Added Author). Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (Added Author). Atlanta Symphony Chorus. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc (55 min., 51 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Sony Classical, [1993]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
The 1st work for chorus and orchestra, inspired by the Itaipu power plant on the Paraná River between Brazil and Paraguay. The 2nd work for orchestra.
The 1st work sung to traditional Guarani Indian texts.
Program notes by Nick Jones and translations of the texts into English, German, French, and Italian (20 p.) in container.
Duration (2nd work): 16:32.
Formatted Contents Note:
Itaipu. Mato Grosso (11:41) ; The lake (10:03) ; The dam (11:47) ; To the sea (5:39).
Participant or Performer Note:
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus; Robert Shaw, conductor.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded at Symphony Hall, Atlanta.
Subject: Itaipu (Power plant) > Songs and music.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Orchestral music.
Canyons > Songs and music.

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