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Joy Alone / Angel Blue

Gershwin / Heggie / Liszt / Rachmaninoff / Strauss
Release Date: 11/18/2014 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 9020   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George GershwinJake HeggieFranz LisztPablo Luna y Carné,   ... 
Performer:  Angel BlueIain Burnside
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A protégé of Plácido Domingo, Angel Blue has enjoyed recent opera house triumphs in Valencia and at English National Opera. Following her acclaimed Wigmore Hall recital last year, this new Rosenblatt Recital studio recording features songs by Strauss and Rachmaninov, a selection from zarzuelas, and Gershwin’s classic "Summertime." The singer is accompanied by noted pianist Iain Burnside. A protégé of Plácido Domingo, Angel Blue has enjoyed recent opera house triumphs in Valencia and at English National Opera. Following her acclaimed Wigmore Hall recital last year, this new Rosenblatt Recital studio recording features songs by Strauss and Rachmaninov, a selection from zarzuelas, and Gershwin’s classic "Summertime." The singer is accompanied by noted pianist Iain Burnside. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
2.
Paper Wings: no 4, A Route to the Sky by Jake Heggie
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
3.
Natural Selection: no 5, Connection by Jake Heggie
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
4.
Natural Selection: no 2, Animal Passion by Jake Heggie
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
5.
Oh! quand je dors, S 282 no 1 "Élégie Etienne Monnier" (1st version) by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
6.
El niño judío: De España vengo by Pablo Luna y Carné
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Spain 
7.
A Thousand Years of Love: Valley Girl in Love by Bruce Adolphe
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
8.
He's Been Faithful by Carol Cymbaia
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
9.
Songs (12), Op. 21: no 7, How fair this spot by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Russia 
10.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 4, Sing not to me, beautiful maiden by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
11.
Songs (12), Op. 14: no 11, Spring waters by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Russia 
12.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 3, Heimliche Aufforderung by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
13.
Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 3, Die Nacht by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
14.
Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 8, Allerseelen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
15.
Lieder (5), Op. 39: no 4, Befreit by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
16.
Las hijas del Zebedeo: Carceleras by Ruperto Chapi
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Spain 
17.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
18.
Ride on, King Jesus! by Traditional
Performer:  Angel Blue (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)

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