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Tara Hugo Sings Philip Glass

Glass / Hugo
Release Date: 12/11/2012 
Label:  Orange Mountain Music   Catalog #: 84   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Singer and actress Tara Hugo reimagines and reinterprets the Philip Glass songbook on Orange Mountain's recording Tara Hugo Sings Philip Glass. Glass is mostly known for his large-scale operas and symphonies. However, his long-time producer Kurt Munkacsi had harbored a desire to hear the Glass songs in the context of a collection interpreted by singer who concentrates on communicating lyrics through her singing. This set of songs also presents pieces that the composer wrote at different times of his career for different projects with different collaborators including Natalie Merchant, Allen Ginsberg, Leonard Cohen and Mick Jagger. It also includes beautiful melodies written by Glass, arranged for small ensemble by Trevor Gureckis and set to Read more lyrics written by Hugo. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Always Neverwas by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
2.
Let the Letter Read You by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
3.
How Much I Love You by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
4.
The New Rule by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
5.
Spinning by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
6.
Feeding Frenzy by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
7.
Streets of Berlin by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
8.
A Sip of Wine by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
9.
Cabin in the Rockies by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
10.
Kabul by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
11.
Planctus by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)
12.
The Night of Santiago by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tara Hugo (Mezzo Soprano)

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