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Composer(s): Tod Machover
Work identifier: M5290
Real Name: Valis
Display Name: Valis
Work/Opus: Op. 2
Composed: c. 1985
Revised: c. 1987
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Synthesizer
Electronic Percussion
Librettist(s): Tod Machover
Philip K. Dick
Julie Machover
Mvt. 1Part I: Explosion and Overture  (Synthesizer, Electronic Percussion)
Mvt. 2First Narrative  (Narrator, Tape)
Mvt. 3Fat's Sacrament  (Narrator, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 4Beach Scene  (Speaker, Electronic Percussion)
Mvt. 5Fat's Dream  (Speaker, Percussion, Piano, Baritone)
Mvt. 6Loneliness Transition  (Synthesizer, Electronic Percussion)
Mvt. 7Dr Stone's Scene  (Piano, Speaker, Bass, Percussion)
Mvt. 8Dr Stone's Aria  (Bass, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 9Exegesis I  (Percussion, Bass, Piano, Speaker)
Mvt. 10Exegesis II  (Tape, Electronic Percussion)
Mvt. 11Gesegnet Song  (Tenor, Electronic Percussion)
Mvt. 12Parsifal Narrative  (Speaker, Electronic Percussion)
Mvt. 13Finale I  (Baritone, Soprano, Percussion, Piano)
Mvt. 14Part II: VALIS Song  (Soprano, Baritone)
Mvt. 15Lampton Scene  (Soprano, Baritone)
Mvt. 16Suffering Song  (Soprano, Baritone)
Mvt. 17Mini's Solo  (Synthesizer, Electronic Percussion)
Mvt. 18Sophia's Scene  (Soprano, Baritone)
Mvt. 19Sophia's Aria  (Soprano, Speaker)
Mvt. 20Finale II  (Soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Piano)
Mvt. 21Slippers Song  (Mezzo-soprano, Speaker)
Mvt. 22Final Narrative  (Speaker, Tape, Piano)
Composer(s): Tod Machover
Recording identifier: M2147491687
Real Name: Valis
Display Name: Valis
Work/Opus: Op. 2
Composed: c. 1985
Revised: c. 1987
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Synthesizer
Electronic Percussion
Librettist(s): Tod Machover
Philip K. Dick
Julie Machover
Conductor: Tod Machover
Soloists: Daniel Ciampolini (Percussion)
Emma Stephenson (Piano)
Label: Bridge
Catalogue Number: BCD 9007
CD Media ID: 2029
Recording Location: Experimental Media Facility, MIT
Recording Date: 1988
Mvt. 1Part I: Explosion and Overture (3'24'')
Mvt. 2First Narrative (3'52'')
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 3Fat's Sacrament (1'26'')
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 4Beach Scene (2'35'')
Janice Felty (Mezzo-soprano)
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 5Fat's Dream (10'21'')
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 6Loneliness Transition (3'35'')
Mvt. 7Dr Stone's Scene (1'31'')
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Terry Edwards (Bass)
Mvt. 8Dr Stone's Aria (4'0'')
Terry Edwards (Bass)
Mvt. 9Exegesis I (1'30'')
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Terry Edwards (Bass)
Arnaud Petit (Speaker)
Mvt. 10Exegesis II (1'33'')
Arnaud Petit (Speaker)
Mvt. 11Gesegnet Song (1'39'')
Thomas Bogdan (Tenor)
Mvt. 12Parsifal Narrative (1'40'')
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 13Finale I (2'21'')
Janice Felty (Mezzo-soprano)
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 14Part II: VALIS Song (4'27'')
Mary King (Soprano)
Daryl Runswick (Baritone)
Mvt. 15Lampton Scene (4'23'')
Mary King (Soprano)
Daryl Runswick (Baritone)
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 16Suffering Song (3'48'')
Mary King (Soprano)
Daryl Runswick (Baritone)
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 17Mini's Solo (1'38'')
Mvt. 18Sophia's Scene (2'42'')
Anne Azéma (Soprano)
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 19Sophia's Aria (6'44'')
Anne Azéma (Soprano)
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 20Finale II (10'31'')
Anne Azéma (Soprano)
Mary King (Soprano)
Daryl Runswick (Baritone)
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 21Slippers Song (2'39'')
Janice Felty (Mezzo-soprano)
Patrick Mason (Baritone)
Mvt. 22Final Narrative (1'30'')
Patrick Mason (Baritone)