Joplin: Treemonisha

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COMPOSERS: Joplin
LABELS: DG
ALBUM TITLE: Treemonisha
WORKS: Treemonisha
PERFORMER: Carmen Balthrop, Betty Allen, Curtis Rayam, Willard White; chorus & orchestra/Gunther Schuller
CATALOGUE NO: 477 5590
Gunther Schuller restored this toe-tapping Ragtime opera from a surviving piano score. Carmen Balthrop leads a committed cast with a young Willard White in velvet voice. Even if Betty Allen struggles as Monisha this is still a landmark set. Christopher Cook

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