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Jon Gibson: Violet Fire, an opera about Nikola Tesla



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Orange Mountain Music proudly presents the premiere recording of VIOLET FIRE: An Opera About Nikola Tesla by composer Jon Gibson and librettist Miriam Seidel. Jon Gibson is a known as a distinguished composer who has been a member of the Philip Glass Ensemble for almost half a century and has been a vital part of the evolution of music in the 20th century including performing in the first ever performance of Terry Riley’s 'In C'. Violet Fire is Gibson’s largest scale work as a composer and premiered in Tesla’s native Serbia in 2004 before its American premiere in 2006 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The piece is set as a continuous 85 minute piece presented here on 2CDs with full libretto with color photographs from the production. At the first American performance the New York Times stated 'Mr. Gibson’s simple, colorful melodies….was unfailingly secure and attractive'.
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Item number OMM7018
Barcode 801837701821
Release date 28/06/2019
Category CD
Label Orange Mountain
Media type CD
Number of units 2
Performers
Composers Gibson, Jon
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