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Greer: Sing Me at Midnight


Release Date: 10/27/2017 
Label:  Centrediscs   Catalog #: 24717  
Composer:  John Greer
Performer:  Delores ZieglerJohn GreerTracy DahlKevin McMillan
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In this first recording exclusively devoted to the songs of Canadian composer John Greer, the composer / pianist is joined in performance by world-class singers soprano Tracy Dahl, baritone Kevin McMillan and mezzo-soprano Delores Ziegler, offering definitive interpretations of works that are already beloved by North American recital audiences. SING ME AT MIDNIGHT brings together four song cycles for voice and piano: The House of Tomorrow (2012); The Red Red Heart (1993); Sing Me At Midnight (1993) and A Sarah Binks Songbook (1989). Greer’s compositions have been heard extensively across North America and worldwide in concert and recital. Most noted for his vocal works and art songs, Mr. Greer has earned a reputation as one of Canada’s most Read more performed composers for the recital stage and has composed works for many of Canada’s elite singers including sopranos Tracy Dahl, Rosemarie Landry, Adrianne Pieczonka and Monica Whicher, baritone Kevin McMillan and mezzo-soprano Catherine Robbin. Canadian Art Song Project’s mission is to build on the rich legacy of Canadian song. It engages composers, writers, and performers to share and celebrate their experiences through the creation of new music and provides opportunities for Canadian artists to program and advocate for the wealth of beauty in the existing song literature. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Houses of Tomorrow by John Greer
Performer:  Delores Ziegler (Mezzo Soprano), John Greer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; Canada 
2.
The Red Red Heart by John Greer
Performer:  John Greer (Piano), Tracy Dahl (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; Canada 
3.
Sing Me at Midnight by John Greer
Performer:  John Greer (Piano), Kevin McMillan (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; Canada 
4.
A Sarah Binks Songbook (The Sweet Songstress of Saskatchewan) by John Greer
Performer:  John Greer (Piano), Tracy Dahl (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; Canada 

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