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English Songs A La Francaise / Tyler Duncan, Erika Switzer

Various Artists
Release Date: 10/16/2020 
Label:  Bridge   Catalog #: 9537  
Composer:  Reynaldo HahnDarius MilhaudFrancis PoulencCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Performer:  Tyler DuncanErika Switzer
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Baritone Tyler Duncan and pianist Erika Switzer join forces in a brilliant recital of English songs, written by French composers. Tyler Duncan brings consummate musicianship, vocal beauty and interpretive insight to recital, concert and operatic literature. He has appeared with the New York Philharmonic in Messiah under Andrew Manze, a Mendelssohn/Bach program under Masaaki Suzuki and as soloist in Poulenc’s Le bal masqué for chamber ensemble; made countless appearances with Les Violons du Roy/Bernard Labadie, the Toronto Symphony/Peter Oundjian, Montreal Symphony/Kent Nagano, Toronto's Tafelmusik, Ottawa's National Arts Centre Orchestra and at the Oregon Bach and Bard Music Festivals. Duncan and Switzer have been leading figures in Read more the world of art song, and share a deep connection to songs of the Romantic period, as well as works of living composers. Mr. Duncan and Ms. Switzer were born in British Columbia, and are proud ambassadors of Canadian art song. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Little Songs (5) by Reynaldo Hahn
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
2.
Child Poems, Op. 36 by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; France 
3.
Fancy by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; France 
4.
Cherry Tree Farm by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
5.
'Tis Better So by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
6.
A Voice by the Cedar Tree by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
7.
Come into the Garden, Maud by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
8.
Mélodies (2), Op. 19: no 2, A farewell by Albert Roussel
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; France 
9.
A Flower Given to my Daughter by Albert Roussel
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; France 
10.
Chants populaires: no 5, Chanson écossaise by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
11.
If Thou Art Sleeping, Maiden by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
12.
Beware by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; England 
13.
Maid of Athens by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; England 
14.
Sweet Baby, Sleep! by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
15.
Good Night, CG 386 by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
16.
Počmes (2) d'amour, Op. 30 by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Tyler Duncan (Baritone), Erika Switzer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 

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