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Love Songs & Lullabies / Isbin, Valente, Allen


Release Date: 08/20/2007 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 59226   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gentil MontañaHeitor Villa-LobosJohannes BrahmsFederico Garcia Lorca,   ... 
Performer:  Sharon IsbinGaudencio Thiago de MelloBenita ValenteThomas Allen,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

The various percussion instruments used on this CD are: pau-de-chuva (rain stick), apito bahiano (whistle from Bahia), apito de Amazonas (whistle from the Amazon), agogo de madeira (wooden agogo), baca-de-mato (jungle's mouth), cocoon shells, cow's bell, casco de tartaruga (turtle shell), triangle, berimbau, cuia (gourd from the amazon), reco-reco, and Middle Eastern drum. The various percussion instruments used on this CD are: pau-de-chuva (rain stick), apito bahiano (whistle from Bahia), apito de Amazonas (whistle from the Amazon), agogo de madeira (wooden agogo), baca-de-mato (jungle's mouth), cocoon shells, cow's bell, casco de tartaruga (turtle shell), triangle, berimbau, cuia (gourd from the amazon), reco-reco, and Middle Eastern drum. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Suite Colombiana no 2: Porro by Gentil Montaña
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Colombia 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
2. Cançoes típicas brasileiras (13), W 159: Estrela é lua nova by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Benita Valente (Soprano), Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919-1935; Brazil 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin 
3. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin 
4. Canciónes (13) españolas antiguas: El café de Chinitas by Federico Garcia Lorca
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Benita Valente (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin 
5. Canciónes (13) españolas antiguas: Nana de Sevilla by Federico Garcia Lorca
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Benita Valente (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin 
6. Canciónes (13) españolas antiguas: Sevillanas del Siglo XVIII by Federico Garcia Lorca
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Benita Valente (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin 
7. Down by the Salley Gardens by Traditional
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Written: Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Sharon Isbin 
8. Folksongs (6), Volume 6: no 1, I will give my love an apple by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Baritone), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Folksongs (6), Volume 6: no 2, Sailor-boy by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Benita Valente (Soprano), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin 
11. Go 'Way From My Window by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Benita Valente (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin
Composition written: USA (1908 - 1929). 
12. Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Laurindo Almeida 
13. Drink to me only with thine eyes by Traditional
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin 
14. Wiegenlied, D 498/Op. 98 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Baritone), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Transcribed: Mats Bergstrom 
15. Shulamis: Raisins and Almonds by Abraham Goldfaden
Performer:  Julia Bogorad (Flute), Benita Valente (Soprano), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Yiddish 
Notes: Arranged: Isabelle Ganz, with the introduction and flute solo arranged by Steve Barnett. 
16. Black Orpheus: Manha de Carnaval by Luiz Bonfá
Performer:  Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Benita Valente (Soprano), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; Brazil 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Portuguese 
Notes: Arranged: Carlos Barbosa-Lima 
17. Chants for the Chief (10): no 3, Cunha-tan do Andirá by Gaudenci Thiago de Mello
Performer:  Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Carlos Barbosa-Lima 
18. Chants for the Chief (10): no 4, Varando Furos by Gaudenci Thiago de Mello
Performer:  Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Carlos Barbosa-Lima 
19. Canciones (2), Op. 3: no 1, Canción a la luna lunanca by Alberto Ginastera
Performer:  Benita Valente (Soprano), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; Argentina 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Transcribed: Sharon Isbin 
20. French Folksongs (4): no 3, Le rossignol by Mátyás Seiber
Performer:  Benita Valente (Soprano), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: French 
21. French Folksongs (4): no 4, Marguerite, elle est malade by Mátyás Seiber
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Benita Valente (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: French 
22. Plaisir d'amour by Johann Paul A. Martini
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Benita Valente (Soprano), Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1775; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: Laurindo Almeida 
23. Adiós by Enric Madriguera
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Benita Valente (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Laurindo Almeido 
24. Canta mais by Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Baritone), Julia Bogorad (Flute), Steve Barnett (Percussion),
Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Benita Valente (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Paolo Jobim and Carlos Barbosa-Lima 

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