George Crumb - Ancient Voices Of Children
Label: Nonesuch ‎– H-71255
Type: Vinyl, LP
Country: UK
Date of released: 1971
Category: Classical
Style: Contemporary
Genre: Reggae
Musician: George Crumb
Album's name: Ancient Voices Of Children
ZIP archive size: 1380

George Crumb - Ancient Voices Of Children


A1 I) El Niño Busca Su Voz 4:27
A2 Dances Of The Ancient Earth (For Oboe, Mandolin, Harp & Percussion) 2:22
A3 Il) Me He Perdido Muchas Veces Por El Mar 2:16
B1a III) De Donde Vienes, Amor, Me Niño? (Dance Of The Sacred Life Cycle)
B2b IV) Todas Las Tardes En Granada, Todas Las Tardes Se Muere Un Niño 6:43
B2 Ghost Dance (For Mandolin & Maracas) 1:53
B3 V) Se Ha Ilenado De Luces Me Corazón De Seda 7:07

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • Manufactured By – Transatlantic Records Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Transatlantic Records Ltd.
  • Printed By – MacNeill Press Ltd.


  • Art Direction [Art Director] – Robert L. Heimall
  • Artwork [Cover Art] – Bob Pepper
  • Composed By, Liner Notes – George Crumb
  • Conductor – Arthur Weisberg
  • Coordinator – Teresa Sterne
  • Design [Cover] – Robert W. Zingmark
  • Electric Piano, Toy Piano – Gilbert Kalish
  • Engineer – Joanna Nickrenz, Marc J. Aubort
  • Ensemble – The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble*
  • Harp – Susan Jolles
  • Mandolin – Stephen Bell
  • Mastered By – Robert C. Ludwig*
  • Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Jan DeGaetani
  • Oboe, Harmonica – George Haas
  • Percussion – Howard Van Hyning, Raymond DesRoches*, Richard Fitz
  • Saw – Jacob Glick
  • Soprano Vocals [Boy Soprano] – Michael Dash
  • Text By [Poems] – Federico García Lorca
  • Translated By [Text I] – W. S. Merwin
  • Translated By [Text II] – J. L. Gili*, Stephen Spender
  • Translated By [Text IV] – Edwin Gonig
  • Translated By [Texts III & V] – J. L. Gili*


Ancient Voices of Children : a cycle of songs on texts by Federico García Lorca

Commissioned by the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Congress; first performed at the 14th Festival of Chamber Music in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., October 31, 1970

Recorded January 1971 in New York, with the assistance of the Ford Foundation Recording-Publication-Program
A Dolby-system recording

Publ. Henmar Press Inc. (C. F. Peters Corporation)


Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): H-71255-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): H-71255-B
  • Rights Society: M.C.P.S.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
H-71255 George Crumb Ancient Voices Of Children ‎(LP) Nonesuch H-71255 US 1971
NON 32 804 George Crumb Ancient Voices Of Children ‎(LP, Album, RE) Nonesuch NON 32 804 Germany 1974
H-71255 George Crumb Ancient Voices Of Children ‎(LP, RE) Nonesuch H-71255 US Unknown