Commissioned by the American Music Research Center, Boulder, Colorado, Thomas Riis, director, in loving memory of Don Campbell. The work received its premiere performance at l’Eglise de la
Five sweet and succinct poems by Walt Whitman are set similarly for mezzo-soprano and piano. The texts flirt with the concept of love and human connection. Contents: I. To You; II. O You Whom I Often
A setting of the same nine sonnets set by Benjamin Britten in his cycle of the same name, providing an alternative view of Donne’s deeply moving and thought-provoking texts on the nature of our
A setting of five poems from Todd Boss's critically lauded debut volume, Yellowrocket. It was commissioned by Arthur Jacobson and Peninah Petruck for bass-baritone Benjamin de la Fuente and pianist Jocelyn
Tenor Brian Thorsett premiered these songs in a recital at Calvary Presbyterian Church in January, 2011. David Conte has set these William Butler Yeats texts for high voice and string quartet or
A set of three love poems in three different languages; Latin, French, and English. In all three pieces, the violoncello represents the very soul of the speaker of these three texts, as it moves through
Edited by Veronika Vejvodova. For high or low voice. Urtext Edition. Extensive foreword in Ger., Cz. and Eng. Includes critical commentary. This edition replaces the previous editions H1559 and H1739.
Numbering more than 100 in total, and composed across a 60 year period, Gabriel Faure's songs form the single most influential contribution to the field of French art songs. Despite their importance, the
Tarik O'Regan's Hold This City All Night for mezzo soprano with piano is a ten minute work based on the three poems by Alice Goodman. The work is comprised of three movements: To Peter,
HaMelekh is a setting of two chapters from Heichalos Rabasi, an ancient Jewish mystical text almost 2000 years old, that detail the approach to the presence of the Divine. Each space is a
American composer Frederic Sharaf is a contemporary classical composer of chamber music, art songs and love ballads. The music is paired with Shelley's poetry which symbolizes the free and soaring spirit of
Following his recent series of monodramas setting Shakespeare's scenes and soliloquys, Thomas Pasatieri continues with Antony and Cleopatra. Scored for soprano, baritone and piano, the
A song cycle based on a set of seven poems created as a group by Boston imagist poet Amy Lowell. These poems effectively convey the grim sense of unease felt in a time of war or strife. While they never
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