Art Song in English
Fifty "singer friendly" Songs by twenty-one British and American Composers of the early 20th century.
A wonderful, substantial sampling of art song in the English language, featuring composers from both sides of the Atlantic. Includes many first-time transpositions, as the song list is the same for the High Voice and Low Voice editions.
Contents: ARGENTO: Dirge • Spring • Spring Is Like a Perhaps Hand • When Faces Called Flowers Float out of the Ground • BEESON: In the Public Gardens • Indiana Homecoming • BERNSTEIN: Civet a Toute Vitesse (Rabbit at Top Speed) • Greeting • I Hate Music! • Jupiter has Seven Moons • BRIDGE: Love Went a-riding • BRITTEN: At the Mid Hour of Night • If it's ever spring again • Nocturne • The Salley Gardens • Sephestia's Lullaby • CHANLER: These, My Ophelia • CLARKE: Down by the Salley Gardens • The Seal Man • COPLAND: At the River • Heart, We Will Forget Him • The Little Horses • Poet's Song • Why Do They Shut Me Out of Heaven? • TREDICI: Acrostic Song • DUKE: Central Park at Dusk • There Will be Stars • FINZI: Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun • It Was a Lover and his Lass • Oh Fair to See • FLOYD: Two Stevenson Songs: Rain • Where Go the Boats? • GURNEY: Sleep • HEAD: Money, O! • HUNDLEY: The Astronomers • Sweet Suffolk Owl • Waterbird • IRELAND: Spring Sorrow • QUILTER: How Should I Your True Love Know? • My Life's Delight • Weep You No More • ROREM: Alleluia • Ferry Me Across the Water • Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair • Love • Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening • SOMERVELL: The Lads in Their Hundreds • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Bright Is the Ring of Words • Linden Lea • WARLOCK: Take, O Take Those Lips Away