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American Classics - Foster, Griffes, Copland: Songs / Hampson, Ungar, Voight, Henricks, Zeger, Et Al


Release Date: 11/24/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 34479   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jay UngarStephen FosterCharles Tomlinson GriffesAaron Copland
Performer:  Jay UngarThomas HampsonDavid AlpherDave Bargeron,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Violin solo by Jay Ungar
Performer:  Jay Ungar (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 0 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
2.
Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
3.
Hard times come again no more by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Jay Ungar (Violin), David Alpher (Piano), Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
4.
The voice of bygone days by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Jay Ungar (Violin), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), David Alpher (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
5.
Oh! Susanna by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Dave Bargeron (Trombone), Molly Mason (Guitar), David Alpher (Piano),
Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Jay Ungar (Violin), Peter Ecklund (Cornet),
Matt Glaser (Violin), Tony Trischka (Banjo), Evan Stover (Violin),
Arnie Kinsella (Percussion)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
6.
Beautiful dreamer by Stephen Foster
Performer:  John Kirk (Violin), Jay Ungar (Violin), Peter Ecklund (Cornet),
Arnie Kinsella (Percussion), Mark Rust (Violin), Dave Bargeron (Trombone),
Molly Mason (Guitar), Tony Trischka (Banjo), Thomas Hampson (Baritone),
David Alpher (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
7.
That's what's the matter by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Peter Ecklund (Cornet), Mark Rust (Violin), David Alpher (Piano),
Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Arnie Kinsella (Percussion), Molly Mason (Guitar),
Jay Ungar (Violin), John Kirk (Violin), Dave Bargeron (Trombone),
Tony Trischka (Banjo)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
8.
My old Kentucky home, good night by Stephen Foster
Performer:  David Alpher (Piano), Tony Trischka (Banjo), Molly Mason (Guitar),
Evan Stover (Violin), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Jay Ungar (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
9.
Sweetly she sleeps by Stephen Foster
Performer:  David Alpher (Piano), Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
10.
My wife is a most knowing woman by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), David Alpher (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
11.
Linger in blissful repose by Stephen Foster
Performer:  David Alpher (Piano), Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
12.
Ah! May the red rose live alway by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), David Alpher (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Paul Goodman.
Audio Producer: Mike Berniker. 
13.
The Half-Ring Moon by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Performer:  Deborah Voigt (Soprano), Brian Zeger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Tarrytown, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineers: Nelson Wong; Paul Zinman.
Audio Producers: Alison Ames; Max Wilcox. 
14.
Pierrot by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Performer:  Deborah Voigt (Soprano), Brian Zeger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Tarrytown, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineers: Nelson Wong; Paul Zinman.
Audio Producers: Alison Ames; Max Wilcox. 
15.
Cleopatra to the Asp by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Performer:  Deborah Voigt (Soprano), Brian Zeger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1912; Tarrytown, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineers: Nelson Wong; Paul Zinman.
Audio Producers: Alison Ames; Max Wilcox. 
16.
Evening Song by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Performer:  Deborah Voigt (Soprano), Brian Zeger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineers: Nelson Wong; Paul Zinman.
Audio Producers: Alison Ames; Max Wilcox. 
17.
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson: no 1, Nature, the gentlest mother by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Michael Sheady.
Audio Producer: David Groves. 
18.
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson: no 2, There came a wind like a bugle by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Michael Sheady.
Audio Producer: David Groves. 
19.
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson: no 4, The world feels dusty by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Michael Sheady.
Audio Producer: David Groves. 
20.
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson: no 5, Heart, we will forget him by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Michael Sheady.
Audio Producer: David Groves. 
21.
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson: no 6, Dear March, come in! by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Michael Sheady.
Audio Producer: David Groves. 
22.
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson: no 7, Sleep is supposed to be by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Michael Sheady.
Audio Producer: David Groves. 
23.
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson: no 11, Going to heaven! by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Michael Sheady.
Audio Producer: David Groves. 
24.
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson: no 12, The Chariot by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Michael Sheady.
Audio Producer: David Groves. 

Sound Samples

Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair
Hard Times Come Again No More
The Voice of Bygone Days
Foster Favourites Medley (Ring, ring the banjo - Oh! Susanna - Camptown Races)
Beautiful Dreamer
That's what's the matter
Old Home Medley (Old Folks at Home - My old Kentucky home, good night)
Sweetly she sleeps, my Alice fair
My wife is a most knowing woman
Linger in blissful repose
Ah! May The Red Rose Live Always
The Half-Ring Moon
Pierrot
Cleopatra to the Asp
Evening Song
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.1 Nature, the gentlest mother
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.2 There came a wind like a bugle
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.3 The world feels dusty
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.4 Heart, we will forget him
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.5 Dear March, come in!
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.6 Sleep is supposed to be
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.7 Going to Heaven!
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.8 The Chariot

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