Ill-Conceived Anthology
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The Ill-Conceived P.D.Q. Bach Anthology (Telarc CD-80520):  Selected selections from all six Telarc P.D.Q. Bach albums, ingeniously pasted together by Professor Schickele.



bullet Professor Peter Schickele, conductor, bass, devious instruments
bulletThe Greater Hoople Area Off-Season Philharmonic, Newton Wayland, conductor
bulletThe Okay Chorale
bulletMembers of The New York Pick-Up Ensemble
bulletGrandmaster Flab and the Hoople Funkharmonic
bulletTurtle Mountain Naval Base Tactical Wind Ensemble, Lowell Graham, conductor
bullet Donna Brown as Blondie
bullet Elliott Forrest as Jocko
bulletPamela South, soprano (Billie Jo Casta)
bulletDana Krueger, mezzo-soprano (Madame Peep), chef
bulletFrank Kelley, tenor
bulletBrice Andrus, horn
bulletPeter Lurye, piano, Station ID
bulletChristopher O’Riley, piano

Track Listing

[1]  This is Professor Pete

[2]  1712 Overture, S. 1712 (P.D.Q. Bach)

[3]  Introduction

Oedipus Tex, dramatic oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra, S. 150 (P.D.Q. Bach)  

[4]  II.  Aria with chorus:  “Howdy there”

[5]        Recitative:  “And it wasn't long”

[6]  III. Duet with chorus:  “My heart”

[7]        Recitative:  “When Oedipus heard”

[8]  VI. Chorus and Finale

[9]  Introduction

[10]  Love Me (Leiber & Stoller)

[11]  WTWP Station ID

[12]  Oo-La-La Introduction

[13]  Oo-La-La:  Cookin’ French Like The French Cook French

[14]  Introduction

The Musical Sacrifice, S. 50% Off (P.D.Q. Bach)

[15]  I.  Fuga Meshuga

[16]  Introduction

[17]  Classical Rap, S. 1-2-3 (P.D.Q. Bach) 

[18]  Introduction

The Short-Tempered Clavier, Preludes and Fugues in All the Major and Minor Keys Except for the Really Hard Ones, S. 3.14159, easy as (P.D.Q. Bach)

[19]  I.  C major

[20]  Introduction

Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds & Percussion, S. 1000 (P.D.Q. Bach)

[21]  II.  Simply Grand Minuet

[22]  Introduction

Four Folk Song Upsettings, S. 4 (P.D.Q. Bach)

[23]  Little Bunny Hop Hop Hop

[24]  Introduction

[25]  Minuet Militaire, S. 1A  (P.D.Q. Bach)

[26]  Enough Already



Audio Samples

Listen to The Ill-Conceived P.D.Q. Bach Anthology:  The Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version.  This Condensed Version gives you the intangible essence of the original recording in one small, easy-to-swallow capsule summary. The hyper folks at Hearer’s Digest have created this sample by slicing, dicing, and splicing, until it somewhat resembles excerpts of the original recording that are “severely truncated, but shorter.”

The Ill-Conceived P.D.Q. Bach Anthology:  The Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version

This Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version is made of excerpts from the following:  This is Professor Pete—“Howdy there” and “My heart” from Oedipus Tex1712 Overture—Introduction to The Musical Sacrifice—Prelude in C major from The Short-Tempered ClavierLittle Bunny Hop Hop Hop from Four Folk Song Upsettings—Introduction—Classical RapSimply Grand Minuet from Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds & Percussion.

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