World Record

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about

An opera in three acts by Ethan T. Parcell.

WORLD RECORD is an opera about a singer in the Midwest concerned with the past, present and future of world records. It is a piece about creation myth, perfect performance, natural disasters, retirement communities, youth culture, false promise, birth reckoning, and metal theft. It is told in 27 songs, and on recording, 3 phone calls.

Libretto included as pdf with download.

More information and related resources at www.focusgroupllc.online

Paper book available at www.lulu.com/shop/ethan-t-parcell/world-record/paperback/product-23750593.html

Tracks 8, 18 and 30 feature conversations with Ashrita Furman. More information on Ashrita can be found at www.ashrita.com

credits

released August 14, 2018

Hannah Bureau, violin
Eric Hollander, viola
Rebekah Dotzel, cello
Kenan Serenbetz, harmonium
Alec Watson, piano
Ethan T. Parcell, voice



Engineered, mixed and mastered by Charles Iverson

Recorded at Kiwi Audio in Batavia, IL

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Special thanks to Charles, Ashrita, Brad Showalter, Experimental Sound Studio, Corey Smith, my parents and brothers, and most especially to my Focus Group partners for bringing this to fruition.

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Some rights reserved. Please refer to individual track pages for license info.

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