Oedipus Tex and Other Choral Calamities
|Oedipus Tex and Other Choral Calamities|
|Studio album by P. D. Q. Bach (Peter Schickele)|
|P. D. Q. Bach (Peter Schickele) chronology|
Oedipus Tex and Other Choral Calamities was released in 1990 by Telarc Records. The album contains works by Peter Schickele under his alter-ego of P. D. Q. Bach and won a 1990 Grammy Award for 'Best Comedy Performance'.
- Professor Peter Schickele, conductor, bass
- The Greater Hoople Area Off-Season Philharmonic, Newton Weyland, conductor
- The Okay Chorale
- Grandmaster Flab and the Hoople Funkharmonic
- Pamela South, soprano (Billie Jo Casta)
- Dana Krueger, mezzo-soprano (Madame Peep)
- Frank Kelley (tenor)
- Brice Andrus, horn
Oedipus Tex, dramatic oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra, S. 150 (P.D.Q. Bach)
- 2. I. Prologue: "Tragedy"
- 3. Recitative: "Well"
- 4. II. Aria with chorus: "Howdy there"
- 5. Recitative: "And it wasn't long"
- 6. III. Duet with chorus: "My heart"
- 7. Recitative: "But"
- 8. IV. Aria: "You murdered your father"
- 9. Recitative: "When Billie Jo heard"
- 10. V. Aria with chorus: "Goodbye"
- 11. Recitative: "When Oedipus heard"
- 12. VI. Chorus and Finale
14. Classical Rap, S. 1-2-3 (P.D.Q. Bach)
Knock, Knock, choral cantata, S. 4/1 (P.D.Q. Bach)
- 16. I. Recitative and chorus: "Knock, knock"
- 17. II. Recitative and chorus: "How many psychiatrists"
- 18. III. Recitative and chorale: "What is the question?"
- 19. IV. Recitative and chorus: "So this guy"
21. Birthday Ode to "Big Daddy" Bach, for soloists, chorus and orchestra, S. 100 (P.D.Q. Bach)
- Leonard, James. "P.D.Q. Bach: Oedipus Tex and Other Choral Calamities - P.D.Q. Bach". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
- "P.D.Q. Bach: Oedipus Tex and other Choral Calamities". www.schickele.com. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
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