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Warren M. Swenson: Battle Pieces; Foster / Shirley, Bolcom


Release Date: 09/30/2003 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 606   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Warren SwensonJames A. BlandGeorge RootStephen Foster,   ... 
Performer:  George ShirleyWilliam Bolcom
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Includes song(s) by various composers. Soloists: George Shirley, William Bolcom. Includes song(s) by various composers. Soloists: George Shirley, William Bolcom. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Battle Pieces by Warren Swenson
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
2.
Oh, dem golden slippers by James A. Bland
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1879; USA 
3.
The Battle Cry of Freedom by George Root
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; USA 
4.
Gentle Annie by Stephen Foster
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Warren Swenson 
5.
My old Kentucky home, good night by Stephen Foster
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Warren Swenson 
6.
Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Warren Swenson 
7.
Michieu banjo by Traditional
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Camille Nickerson 
8.
Chere, mo lemme toi by Traditional
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Notes: Arranged: Camille Nickerson 
9.
The Maniac by Henry Russell
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
10.
Swing along by Will Marion Cook
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1912; USA 
11.
The Wildflower Wreath by Aaron. J. R. Connor
Performer:  William Bolcom (Piano), George Shirley (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
12.
Liela, Liela Cease thy Lay by William Brady
Performer:  George Shirley (Tenor), William Bolcom (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845 

Sound Samples

Battle Pieces: No. 1. The Portent
Battle Pieces: No. 2. Misgivings
Battle Pieces: No. 3. The March into Virginia
Battle Pieces: No. 4. Ball's Bluff, A Reverie
Battle Pieces: No. 5. Dupont's Round Fight
Battle Pieces: No. 6. Shiloh, A Requiem
Battle Pieces: No. 7. The House-Top, A Night Piece
Battle Pieces: No. 8. Look-Out Mountain
Battle Pieces: No. 9. The Swamp Angel
Battle Pieces: No. 10. The March to the Sea
Battle Pieces: No. 11. A Canticle
Battle Pieces: No. 12. The Martyr
Oh, Dem Golden Slippers
The Battle Cry of Freedom
Gentle Annie (arr. W.M. Swenson): Gentle Annie (arr. W. Swenson)
My old Kentucky home, good-night!, "My Old Kentucky Home" (arr. W.M. Swenson): My old Kentucky home, good-night!, "My Old Kentucky Home" (arr. W. Swenson)
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (arr. W. Swenson)
Michieu Banjo
Chere, Mo Lemme Toi
The Wildflower Wreath
Leila, Leila Cease Thy Lay
The Maniac
In Dahomey: Swing Along

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