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American Songbook

Horne / English Chamber Orch / Davis
Release Date: 01/17/2005 
Label:  Eloquence   Catalog #: 4762743  
Composer:  Stephen Foster
Performer:  Marilyn Horne
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraAmbrosian Singers

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Quintessential mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne treats us to a program of great songs from The American Songbook - a veritable quilt of many-coloured delights. The arrangements range from delicate to lush and the mood ranges from racy fun to religiously uplifting.

Tracks:
1. HORNE, MARILYN - JEANIE WITH THE LIGHT BROWN HAIR
2. HORNE, MARILYN - BEAUTIFUL DREAMER
3. HORNE, MARILYN - IF YOU'VE ONLY GOT A MOUSTACHE
4. HORNE, MARILYN - CAMPTOWN RACES
5. HORNE, MARILYN - SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE A MOTHERLESS CHILD
6. HORNE, MARILYN - I'VE JUST COME FROM THE FOUNTAIN
7. HORNE, MARILYN - LORD'S PRAYER
8. HORNE, MARILYN - SHANANDOAH
9. HORNE, MARILYN - BILLY BOY
10. HORNE, MARILYN - GO 'WAY FROM MY
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11. HORNE, MARILYN - FIVE SONGS FROM 'OLD AMERICAN SONGS' (ARR. COPLAND)
12. HORNE, MARILYN - YOU'RE A GRAND OLD FLAG
13. HORNE, MARILYN - WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME
14. HORNE, MARILYN - GOD BLESS AMERICA
15. HORNE, MARILYN - I DIDN'T RAISE MY BOY TO BE A SOLDIER
16. HORNE, MARILYN - BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC
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Works on This Recording

1. Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; USA 

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