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Out of the Shadows: Rediscovered American Art Songs

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On this remarkable recording, OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS, a century’s worth of treasures emerge from the shadows of both memory and history. The discovery of these songs began years ago, when soprano Lisa Delan was a student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Her teachers, some of whom were contemporaries of the composers, recognized the artistic value of several of these works.

Knowing that Ms. Delan would imbue them with special interpretive qualities, they presented her with copies of some of the music now on this disc. She decided to go further, to discover additional Americana—a kind of musical excavation that would bring to light and to life a body of art songs that deserved to be better known.

Mined from extensive research, the gems on this CD are priceless additions to the art song genre. They form a compelling body of literature that, until now, has been underrepresented or completely unrepresented on recordings. These songs honor the universality of the human experience—love, loss, faith, joy, sadness, nostalgia—in uniquely American settings. The spirit, pragmatism and romanticism of a country born in revolution and maturing in reason and hopefulness is evident in these works. It’s all here, in 31 songs by ten composers. The tonal palette of each of these composers reveals a singular style, in hues rich, varied and distinctively American.
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Extra material for download
  Composer: Nordoff, Paul
01 Serenade 01:30 $ 0.27 USD
  Composer: Nordoff, Paul
  Music I heard with you
02 Music I Heard with You 02:02 $ 0.37 USD
  Composer: Nordoff, Paul
03 Elegy 00:44 $ 0.13 USD
  Composer: Nordoff, Paul
  This is the shape of the leaf
04 This is the Shape of the Leaf 03:06 $ 0.56 USD
  Composer: Nordoff, Paul
05 Willow River 01:58 $ 0.35 USD
  Composer: Nordoff, Paul
  There shall be more joy
06 There Shall Be More Joy 01:51 $ 0.33 USD
  Composer: Bowles, Paul
  Blue Mountain Ballads 06:12
07 No. 1. Heavenly Grass 02:03 $ 0.37 USD
08 No. 2. Lonesome Man 01:21 $ 0.24 USD
09 No. 3. Cabin 01:29 $ 0.27 USD
10 No. 4. Sugar in the Cane 01:19 $ 0.24 USD
  Composer: Paulus, Stephen
  Songs of Love and Longing 10:31
11 No. 1. Endless Autumn Nights 01:48 $ 0.32 USD
12 No. 2. The One Who Greets Me 01:06 $ 0.20 USD
13 No. 3. Dark Seed 00:54 $ 0.16 USD
14 No. 4. Echoes 01:45 $ 0.32 USD
15 No. 5. Moonless Nights 01:09 $ 0.21 USD
16 No. 6. The Bashful Moon 02:10 $ 0.39 USD
17 No. 7. From This World 01:39 $ 0.30 USD
  Composer: Traditional, Garner, David
18 Auld Lang Syne (arr. D. Garner for voice, cello and piano) 04:10 $ 0.75 USD
  Composer: Getty, Gordon, Traditional
19 Oh Shenandoah (arr. G. Getty for voice, cello and piano) 03:42 $ 0.67 USD
  Composer: Bishop, Henry, Perla, Jack
20 Home Sweet Home (arr. J. Perla for voice, cello and piano) 04:14 $ 0.76 USD
  Composer: Duke, John
21 Just-Spring 01:53 $ 0.34 USD
  Composer: Duke, John
22 hist whist 01:05 $ 0.20 USD
  Composer: Duke, John
23 I Carry Your Heart 02:43 $ 0.49 USD
  Composer: Duke, John
24 The Mountains Are Dancing 02:33 $ 0.46 USD
  Composer: Dello Joio, Norman
  3 Songs of Adieu 06:17
25 No. 1. After Love 02:02 $ 0.37 USD
26 No. 2. Fade, Vision Bright 01:32 $ 0.28 USD
27 No. 3. Farewell 02:43 $ 0.49 USD
  Composer: Kander, John
28 A Letter from Sullivan Ballou 07:30 $ 1.35 USD
  Composer: Anonymous, Thompson, Randall
  The Nativity According to St. Luke
29 The Nativity According to St Luke, Scene III, The
Visitation: My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord (Magnificat)
05:44 $ 1.03 USD
  Composer: Thompson, Randall
30 Tapestry 03:04 $ 0.55 USD
  Composer: Thompson, Randall
31 Velvet Shoes 05:01 $ 0.90 USD
  Album total 75:50
Bishop, Henry
Bowles, Paul
Dello Joio, Norman
Duke, John
Garner, David
Getty, Gordon
Kander, John
Nordoff, Paul
Paulus, Stephen
Perla, Jack
Thompson, Randall
LyricistAiken, Conrad
Burns , Robert
Cummings, E. E.
Douglas, William
Ford, Madox Ford
Komachi, Ono no
Millay, Kathleen
Payne, John Howard
Rowlands, Richard
Symonds, John Addington
Symons, Arthur
Tadamine, Mibu no
Williams, Tennessee
Wylie, Elinor
Yakamochi, Otomo no
SopranoDelan, Lisa
PianoKorth, Kevin
CelloHaimovitz, Matt

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