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Bargain Counter Tenor, 3 Double Reeds, Trumpet Mouthpiece, Wine Bottle; Harpsichord.; Str. Quartet, (May 19, 1963), (10 min.).
I. Trumpet Involuntary
II. Aria: “When Hyperion”
III. Recitative: “And Lo!”
IV. Ground: “Dying”
V. Recitative: “And in a Vision”
VI. Aria: “Running”
Available on rental from Theodore Presser Company, 116-41307. Score published by Theodore Presser Company, Full Score - Large: 416-41173L; Full Score - Study: 416-41173.
Recording available (without Trumpet Involuntary) on the albums An Evening With P.D.Q. Bach, The Dreaded P.D.Q. Bach Collection and The Wurst of P.D.Q. Bach. Complete recording available on the DVD P.D.Q. Bach in Houston: We Have a Problem!
The Trumpet Involuntary is also published separately.
Premiere: May 1963, Joshua Rifkin (countertenor) at the Juilliard School.
April 24, 1965 at Town Hall, December 28, 1965 at Philharmonic Hall in New York City.
December 26 and 29, 1972 at Philharmonic Hall in New York City.
December 26, 27, 28, and 30, 1981 at Carnegie Hall, December 27, 28, and 30, 1995 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.