Migrations: Music Only Vivian Adelberg Rudow

Migrations, Music Only, is the sound track of accompanying music composed to 16 poems by Grace Cavalieri, plus prelude and postlude. Tails at the end of each are for fade outs.
Duration: 29:23

1.Prelude into Babies
1. A. 00 - 1:40 Opening
1. B. 1:44 - 3:40
1. C. 3:44 - 4:58… The Head Sings
2. I Know the Babies Were Just Borrowed 5:03 - 6:06
3. The Lost Children 6:09 - 6:59
4. Season 7:00 - 7:13
5. The Red Sweater 7:14 - 8:40
6. Lavender Night 8:45 - 9:48 (later used in tape part for “Call For Peace,” flute and tape 2007)
7. Helpless, Friendship, Forgiveness 9:51 - 11:45
8. Platforms (Shelly eats Cream Cheese), Love of Child theme, later used in “The Bare Smooth Stone of Your Love,” cello and piano and “Urbo Turbo” closing theme, full orchestra 11:51 - 13:23
9. Alchemy 13:26 - 15:19
10. What Did They Do With Their Tears? (Blue Skirts) 15:22 - 16:48 (Rap music)
11. Responsibility (Bites) 16:54 - 18:12
12. Helpmates (Trains) 18:20 - 20:40
13. Death of A Cat (bells) 20:43 - 21:27
14. The Brooklyn Bridge 21:31 - 22:06
15. Burning The Box 22:08 - 24:47
16. The Blue Shirt 24:51 - 25:36
Recapitulation/Postlude 25:39 - 29:23

Poem Expressions was added later and isn’t included.

Source: CEC / Concordia Archival Project (CAP)

  • Year of composition: 1992
  • Genre: Electroacoustics
  • Format: Fixed media
  • Hardware used: Mac computer. Synths: E-Mu Proteus XR, Yamaha DX7, Roland Juno 106, Yamaha TX7. Yamaha Mixing Console model MR 1642. Sansui 4 channel receiver QR-6500. Alesis Quadra Verb
  • Software used: 4 Galaxy patch banks, Professional Composer
  • Duration of the submitted work: 29:23
  • Production: Home
  • Disc publication: None

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