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On June 3rd, 1989, the Alice Tully Hall at New York's Lincoln Center was the venue for the world premiere performance of Charles Mingus' masterpiece "Epitaph". Conductor Gunther Schuller directed 30 musicians in what the New York Times described as "One of the most memorable jazz events of the decade". The piece had been discovered after Mingus' death in 1979 and painstakingly restored and copied. It is the largest and longest piece for jazz orchestra ever written and is now available here on DVD for the first time.
1) Main Score: Part One 2) Percussion Discussion 3) Main Score: Part Two 4) Started Melody 5) The Soul 6) Untitled Ballad 7) Moods In Mambo 8) Self Portrait: The Chill Of Death 9) O.P. (Oscar Pettiford) 10) Please Don't Come Back From The Moon 11) Monk, Bunk And Vice Versa 12) Peggy's Blue Skylight 13) Wolverine Blues 14) The Children's Hour Of Dream 15) Freedom 16) Untitled Interlude 17) Better Get Hit In Your Soul 18) Noon Night 19) Main Score Reprise
Damn thing won't play on any hardware I have in any room of the house or a car or a station wagon or a suburban, anything. It is a useless waste of time and money.Published 15 months ago by James H Gundlach
Very good!!! Album came sealed! Everything is perfect! I am your buyer! Was a good choice! Happy Easter! yours RaduPublished on May 3, 2013 by Radu Ioan Lupascu