Fire water paper: A Vietnam oratorio

Elliot Goldenthal (composer), Carl St. Clair (conductor), Yo-Yo Ma (performer)
Fire water paper: A Vietnam oratorio
Elliot Goldenthal 1954-
Carl St. Clair
Yo-Yo Ma 1955- (cello) Ann Panagulias  (sopraan) James Maddalena  (bariton) Ngan Khoi Chorus Pacific Chorale Children's Chorus Pacific Chorale Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Sony, 1996
1 cd
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31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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About Elliot Goldenthal

Elliot Goldenthal (born May 2, 1954) is an American composer of contemporary classical music and film and theatrical scores. A student of Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, he is best known for his distinctive style and ability to blend various musical styles and techniques in original and inventive ways. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 2002 for his score to the motion picture Frida, directed by his longtime partner Julie Taymor.

Early life and education

Goldenthal was born on May 2, 1954, the youngest son of a Jewish housepainter father and a Catholic seamstress mother in Brooklyn, New York City, where he was influenced from an early age by music from all cultures and genres. Both pairs of Goldenthal's grandparents emigrated to the United States from Bucharest and Iași, Romania. Goldenthal lived in a multi-cultural part of town, and this is reflected in his works. He attended John Dewey…Read more on Wikipedia