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American Art Songs & Their Poetry / Tingler, Thomas


Release Date: 09/01/2017 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3552  
Composer:  Uzee BrownHall JohnsonUndine Smith MooreRichard Hundley,   ... 
Performer:  Stephanie TinglerMartha Thomas
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new release from Centaur features a beautiful program of nineteenth and twentieth century American art songs. In these pieces, there is a special focus upon the strength of the poetry as well as the music. The performances are done beautifully by soprano Stephanie Tingler and pianist Martha Thomas. Dr. Stephanie Tingler, recently hailed as ‘extraordinary’ by composer, librettist, and producer Sheldon Harnick, has appeared in opera as the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflote, Adina in Elixir of Love, Nannetta in Falstaff, and in several musical theater productions as well. She apprenticed with the Lyric Opera of Cleveland, performed with a number of opera companies, and presented arias in concert Read more with the Athens Symphony Orchestra and Orquestra Sinfanica de Porto Alegre (Brazil). A sought after concert artist, Tingler has served as soloist for Chants d’Auvergne, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Poulenc’s Gloria, Mozart and Faura Requiem, Carmina Burana, and many others. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ain't That Good News by Uzee Brown
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; United States 
2.
His name so sweet by Hall Johnson
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; United States 
3.
Come down angels by Undine Smith Moore
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; United States 
4.
Isaac Greentree by Richard Hundley
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; United States 
5.
Epitaph of a Young Girl, for voice & piano by Richard Hundley
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; United States 
6.
Astronomers by Richard Hundley
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; United States 
7.
Hokku (3) by Mary Howe
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; United States 
8.
For a Day by Oley Speaks
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; United States 
9.
He's Such a Li'l Trouble by Oley Speaks
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; United States 
10.
Summer in the Heart by Oley Speaks
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; United States 
11.
Morning by Oley Speaks
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; United States 
12.
Light by John Prindle Scott
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; United States 
13.
At the Cry of the First Bird by David Guion
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; United States 
14.
Psalm 23 by Paul Creston
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
15.
Lyrics (3) of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Eric Ewazen
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
16.
Half Minute Songs by Carrie Jacobs-Bond
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910-1911; United States 
17.
Little Elegy by John Woods Duke
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; United States 
18.
I carry your heart by John Woods Duke
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; United States 
19.
I can't be talkin' of love by John Woods Duke
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; United States 
20.
The mountains are dancing by John Woods Duke
Performer:  Stephanie Tingler (Soprano), Martha Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; United States 

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