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Elliot Goldenthal - Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass FLAC album

Performer: Elliot Goldenthal
Genre: Classical music
Title: Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass
Country: US
Released: 1996
FLAC version ZIP size: 1897 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1113 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1312 mb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 147

Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass is a musical with music and lyrics by Elliot Goldenthal and a book by Goldenthal and Julie Taymor. The musical premiered Off-Broadway in 1988 in the former St. Clement's Church. It was subsequently reworked and refined before playing on Broadway in 1996 at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, directed by Taymor. The musical, based on a modern fable of the same name by Horacio Quirogà, is set in the jungle in South America, with a jaunty skeletal Death ever present.

Juan Darien: A Carnival Mass (1996). The Green Bird (1999). Othello is a ballet in three acts based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare. Choreography by Lar Lubovitch is set to an orchestral score composed by Elliot Goldenthal and released commercially on the Varèse Sarabande label. Originally produced in 1997, the ballet was commissioned by the American Ballet Theatre and the San Francisco Ballet

Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass. Goldenthal collaborated closely with the musical's director, and his personal partner, Julie Taymor to create a score that would complement the off-beat show; the score displays the composer's ability to blend musical styles with a carnival version of a Requiem Mass sung in Latin and Spanish, a blend of primal jungle calls and liturgical song with sharp-edged jazz and. hints of minimalism. It was well received by critics Track listing.

Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass. Reasonable Contents.

Juan darién, a carnival mass. Obie Award Winner (1997) & Tony nominated: Original Musical Score and Best New Musical (1997). Broadway Musical, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1996. Juan Darién, A Carnival Mass was written by Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal, based on a short story by Horacio Quiroga. Directed by Julie Taymor. Originally premiered at St. Clement’s Church, NY, 1988 and later toured internationally in Edinburgh, Lille, Montreal, Jerusalem, and San Francisco, 1991.

Elliot Goldenthal (8), Julie Taymor (7. Juan Darién: a Carnival Mass - 1996 Lincoln Center Cast.

Elliot Goldenthal chronology. Juan Darien: A Carnival Mass (1996). Act I: Sarabande (3:12). Act I: Entrada (2:24). Act I: Carnival Dance (2:09). Act I: Cassio (2:36). Act I: Formal Court Dance (5:09). Elliot Goldenthal (born May 2, 1954) is an American composer of contemporary classical music and film and theatrical scores. A student of Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, he is best known for his distinctive style and ability to blend various musical styles and techniques in original and inventive ways.

Elliot Goldenthal (born May 2, 1954) is an American composer of film scores and contemporary classical music. The Tony-Award-winning Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass (1988/'96) and The Green Bird (1999), based on a story by Carlo Gozzi, are a few of the composer's theatre works. In 2006, Goldenthal completed his original three-act opera with Taymor entitled Grendel an adaptation of the John Gardner novel of the same name which told the story of Beowulf from the monster Grendel's point of view.

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1 Agnus Dei 2:02
2 Lacrymosa / Mr. Bones Fanfare 8:56
3 Jaguar Cub Approach 1:48
4 Mr. Bones' Two-Step 0:55
5 The Hunter's Entrance 1:37
6 Gloria 2:39
7 Initiation 1:11
8 A Round At Midnight 1:52
9 Sanctus 2:08
10 School 3:51
11 Recordare 4:12
12 Carnaval 7:45
13 Lullabye
Lyrics By – Elliot Goldenthal
14 Trance
Lyrics By – Horacio Quiroga
15 Dies Irae 12:17
16 Lacrymosa II / Retribution 3:32

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.


  • Baritone Vocals [Circus Barker / Streetsinger] – Elliot Goldenthal
  • Conductor – Richard Cordova
  • Contralto Vocals [Mother] – Andrea Frierson-Toney
  • Music By – Elliot Goldenthal
  • Producer – Joel Iwataki
  • Soprano Vocals [Boy / Juan] – Devin Provenzano


Original concer version. Staged by Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5099706 284529
  • Other (Distribution Code): CB 841
  • Other (SPARS Code): DDD
  • Other (Price Code): CDK
  • Other: CF
  • Rights Society: SACEM SDRM SACD SGDL
  • Rights Society: BIEM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SK 62845 Elliot Goldenthal Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass ‎(CD, Album) Sony Classical SK 62845 US 1996