Jason Kao Hwang : Catherine Filloux, Sandia Ang, Ryu-Kyung Kim, Zheng Zhou, Juan Carlos Rivas - The Floating Box - A Story In Chinatown
Jason Kao Hwang : Catherine Filloux, Sandia Ang, Ryu-Kyung Kim, Zheng Zhou, Juan Carlos Rivas - The Floating Box - A Story In Chinatown
Singer: Jason Kao Hwang
Album title: The Floating Box - A Story In Chinatown
Label: New World Records ‎– 80626-2
Type: 2 x CD
Country: US
Date of released: 2005
Category: Classical
Style: Opera Rating: 4.0/5
Format: MP3 FLAC AUD DXD WAV WMA AC3 VOX VOC
mp3 size: 1270 mb | flac size: 1490 mb
Genre: Classical

Tracklist

Disc One (61:18)
1 Prologue 2:44
Scene 1. The Women Of The Grave
2 Burial Rites 1:46
3 “Break” (Eva) 6:37
4 “I Will Stay Here” (Eva) 4:38
Scene 2. Ghost In The Classroom
5 “When I First Came Here By Boat” (Eva) 7:01
Scene 3. Broken Piece
6 “Your Paper, Ah-Mah” (Eva) 3:11
7 “I Know This Song” (Mother) 2:16
8 “What Are You Waiting For?” (Eva) 3:00
Scene 4. First Words, First Drink
9 “Where Are You Going, Eva?” (Father) 4:29
10 “Didn’t You Ever Wish You Could Stop?” (Eva) 5:52
11 “So This Is A Kiss” (Eva/Mother) 1:19
12 “Our First Meal Of The Day” (Father) 3:59
13 “Yee-Wa, Will You Return The Boxes” (Mother) 3:13
Scene 5. The Red Box
14 Floating, Floating (Eva/Mother/Father) 4:58
15 “Like He Did? Like He Did?” (Eva) 1:59
Scene 6. No Name
16 “Gusty Winds” (Mother) 0:35
17 “Who Will Return The Boxes To The Factory?” (Mother) 3:23
Disc Two (40:47)
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Scene 7. You Opened Your Mouth, A Fish Came Out!
1 “What Are You Waiting For?” (Mother) 1:08
2 “Yee-Wa?” (Mother) 1:33
3 “So Dry” (Mother) 1:19
4 “They Told Me I Could Not Practice” (Father) 1:42
5 “My Boss Goes To The Ship’s Rail” (Father) 3:12
6 “I Retrieve It” (Father) 7:08
7 “My Father?” (Eva) 3:59
8 “Searching” (Eva) 1:49
Scene 8. Across The Seas
9 “Alone” (Mother/Father/Eva) 1:54
10 “When We First Arrived, Yee-Wa” (Mother) 1:43
11 “Why Did You Never Tell Me?” (Eva) 2:00
Scene 9. Weeds
12 “Why, Bah-Bah?” (Eva) 1:32
13 “You Threw Chrysanthemums?” (Father) 3:38
14 “When Your Heart Stopped?” (Eva) 1:36
Scene 10. Eva
15 “Does Your Heart Still Beat” (Eva) 3:09
16 “Floating, Surging” (Mother) 3:06

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Avatar Studios
  • Recorded At – Harvestworks
  • Mastered At – Soundbyte Productions

Credits

  • Accordion – William Schimmel
  • Baritone Vocals – Zheng Zhou
  • Cello – Tomas Ulrich
  • Clarinet [B-Flat], Bass Clarinet – Michiyo Suzuki
  • Composed By, Producer – Jason Kao Hwang*
  • Conductor – Juan Carlos Rivas
  • Cover – Bob Defrin Design
  • Design [Costume] – Linda Cho
  • Design [Set] – Alexander Dodge
  • Engineer – Jon Rosenberg, Paul Geluso
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Leslie Lavalenet
  • Flute, Alto Flute, Piccolo Flute – Patti Monson
  • Gaohu, Erhu, Violin [Zhonghu (Chinese Two-Stringed Violin)] – Wang Guo Wei*
  • Libretto By – Catherine Filloux
  • Mastered By – Paul Zinman
  • Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Ryu-Kyung Kim
  • Music Director – Jean Randich
  • Percussion – Satoshi Takeishi
  • Photography – Rachel Cooper
  • Piano [Pianist Rehearsal] – Hyaeseon Chin
  • Pipa – Min Xiao Fen*
  • Producer – Susan Cheng
  • Soprano Vocals – Sandia Ang
  • Technician [Lighting/Projection Design] – Clifton Taylor
  • Vibraphone, Percussion – Diana Herold
  • Voice – Charlee Chiv, Henry Yuk, Mona Chiang, Scott Chan, Wai Ching Ho

Notes

THE FLOATING BOX, A Story in Chinatown
was originally presented by the Asia Society, Museum of Chinese in the
Americas, and Music from China on October 25, 26, 27 and
November 1, 2, and 3, 2001 at the Asia Society in New York City.

Recorded at Avatar Studios on October 30, 2001.
Student voices recorded at Harvestworks Studios.

Asia Society production staff:

Rachel Cooper, Producer/ Asia Society
Frances Hui, Assistant Producer/ Asia Society
Garth Silberstein, wardrobe
Cindy Kocher, stage manager
Joel Rand Pape, technical director
Matthew Burton, sound engineer
Thomas Kelly, set builder
Carmen Gee, costume fabricator
Daniel Lawren, props
Amy Harper, light board operator
Billy Burns, deck manager
Patrick Long, music copyist
Patrick Long/ Jason Hwang, piano
Samantha Hoover, production
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