Songs of America : on home, love, nature, and death

De Gaetani, Jan, performer

Notes

  • Elektra/Nonesuch: 79178-2 (on container: 9 79178-2).
  • "Music by 21 American composers, to words by some of America's outstanding poets, written ... from 1860 to the 1980s"--Program notes, p. 5.
  • Compact disc; digital recording.
  • Program notes, durations, and texts (19 p. : ill.) inserted in container. Screen 3 of 6
  • Forms part of: Wisconsin Music Archives.

Contents

  • Beautiful child of song / Stephen Foster -- Dust of snow ; The rose family : [both] from Three poems by Robert Frost / Elliott Carter -- The moon drops low : from Four American Indian songs / Charles Wakefield Cadman -- Home thoughts ; White moon ; Joy / Ruth Crawford (Seeger) -- The widow's lament in springtime / Milton Babbitt -- American primitive : from Three solitary songs / Warren Benson -- The sleeper / George Crumb -- My father : from Mutability / Irving Fine -- Nothin' but love ; I love you truly ; Her greatest charm / Carrie Jacobs-Bond -- The junk man / Sergius Kagen -- Lost / Mario Davidovsky
  • (cont) -- Little four paws : from Five songs for contralto / John Cage -- Dozing on the lawn : from Time to the old / William Schuman -- Song : (She is not fair) ; The all-enduring / Charles Ives -- Lethe / Rebecca Clarke - - Interlude : from Poems of love and the rain / Ned Rorem -- Time, you old gypsy man / Samuel Adler -- Grandma (Millie) : from Suite, Three ladies / Stanley Walden -- Stein x seven. No. 6 / Aaron Jay Kernis -- Waitin : from Cabaret songs / William Bolcom -- There came a wind like a bugle : from Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson / Aaron Copland -- Sunrise : for voice, violin, and piano / Charles Ives (with Joyce Robbins, violin)
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