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Horvitz, Wayne

Overview
Works: 215 works in 413 publications in 5 languages and 4,381 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Music  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Cantatas  Biography  Monologues (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Producer, Originator, Arranger, Musician, Interviewee, Collector, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997.A1, 791.4375
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Most widely held works about Wayne Horvitz
 
Most widely held works by Wayne Horvitz
The New York Composers Orchestra by New York Composers Orchestra( Recording )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Prodigal Son Revisited; 2: Nightbirds: Open 24 Hours; 3: After All; 4: THe Montana Section; 5: Rever;6: Part 1; 7: Part 2; 8: Part 3; 9: Pliant Plaint;10: With the Hammer Down; 11: Interlude
First program in standard time by New York Composers Orchestra( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dust to dust by Lawrence Butch Morris( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Othello B 7:58; 2: The Bartok COmprovisation 7:05; 3: Via Talciona 12:12; 4: Long Goodbye 10:32; 5: Dust to Dust, second and third parts 7:33; 6: Food Chain Dialogue 7:33; 7: Othello A 7:08
Naked City by John Zorn( Recording )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Windham Hill Records sampler '96( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Hill : 16 actions : for orchestra, voices, and soloist by Wayne Horvitz( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps the best way to characterize Wayne Horvitz's Joe Hill: 16 Actions for Orchestra, Voices, and Soloist (2004) -- based on the life and times of the legendary labor activist and organizer -- is as a radio play that tells the story of a man's life in words, instrumental music and songs. Like a song cycle, Joe Hill incorporates much previously-written material (nearly all of it re-harmonized). There are songs by Hill himself, such as "The Rebel Girl" and "There is Power in the Union," but also by others, including the folk poem "The Lumberjack's Prayer," Mississippi John Hurt's "Spike Driver's Blues," and an old English street cry, "Chairs to Mend." It also employs spoken word, including Joe Hill's famous "Last Will and Testament," plus words used as narration and dramatic dialogue. But "song cycles" don't usually include ravishingly beautiful stretches of chamber music, much less a completely open line in the score for an improvising guitarist-in this case, the most influential one of our time, Bill Frisell. Horvitz has chosen to tell Hill's story in music that is both complex and direct, ironic and sentimental, dissonant and gorgeous, popular and artful, and that relishes a well-wrought song as much as long-form development."--Publisher
K!L!A!V! : extreme music for various keyboards by Elliott Sharp( )

1 edition published in 1990 and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good dog, happy man by Bill Frisell( Recording )

10 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nashville by Bill Frisell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spillane by John Zorn( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is that you? by Bill Frisell( Recording )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koshiben ganbare = Flunky, work hard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flunky, Work Hard (1931, 28 min): An atypical breezy comedy about a poor insurance salesman trying to provide for his family. No Blood Relation (1932, 79 min.): A maternal-instinct melodrama about an actress desperate to reclaim the daughter she left behind
Kimi to wakarete = Apart from you( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every-night Dreams: A dockside bar hostess must contend with the return of her long-gone layabout husband
Kagirinaki hodō = Street without end( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An absorbing character and class study about a carefree waitress who, after a series of dramatic events, ends up in a stifling marriage
The Romantics : a Windham Hill sampler( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrangements of "romantic classics" by various Windham Hill artists
Silent Naruse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Street without end. Mikio Naruse's final silent film is a gloriously rich portrait of a waitress, Sugiko, whose life, despite a host of male admirers and even some intrigued movie talent scouts, ends up taking a suffocatingly domestic turn after a wealthy businessman accidentally hits her with his car
4 + 1 Ensemble by Wayne Horvitz( )

2 editions published in 1998 and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chihuly over Venice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally acclaimed glass artist Dale Chihuly, hailed as the greatest glass artist of the 20th century, embarks on an unprecedented journey to the world's leading glass factories. His goal: to install monumental chandeliers throughout the city of Venice as part of the first international Biennale of Glass in September 1996--Container
Festival of light 2( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cobra by John Zorn( Recording )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Horwitz, Wayne 1955-

Wayne Horvitz American musician

Wayne Horvitz americký hudebník

Wayne Horvitz Amerikaans componist

Wayne Horvitz amerikansk komponist

Wayne Horvitz amerikansk kompositör

Wayne Horvitz músico estadounidense

Wayne Horvitz US-amerikanischer Komponist und Bandleader

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