New Music for Plucked Strings
Santa Cruz performance, 1/26/86
(polansky, archival performances)
(These pieces are all in the Frog
Peak anthology called New Music
for Plucked Strings)
(dub from cassette, 2/05)
by Alexis Alrich.
1985. Alexis (piano), LP (mandolin),
Kennedy (?), marimba (Willy Winant also performed the piece with us
several times, and is the percussionist on the Opus One LP release of
, Larry Simon.
(1979 and 1984). LP and Larry Simon,
guitars. "Darkness at Tiffany's", "Breakfast at Noon", and "Major
Rathbone's Safari" (though I'm not sure they're in that order on the
Two Ruth Crawford Seeger songs
, arranged by Alexis Alrich.
, arranged by LP
This group was Alexis (troubadour harp in CL, conducting in SV) LP
(mandocello), Dana Rath (mandolin), and
Paul Binkley (mandola), Doug Hensley (guitar), Susan Narucki (soprano).
(There's another recording of these pieces from the 1987 Mills
1985. Flute, viola,
Hensley, guitar, John Casten, viola, Kenneth Cramer, flute (possibly
Carol Ade, who also played it several times).
There are two versions of this piece, which was usually
performed twice in succession. Before the second one, I believe John
Casten (or maybe it was Ken) gives a little intro.
(There's another recording of this piece, from the Opus
LP release here).
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