PERSICHETTI: Legacy of Songs – Unpublished Songs on Poetical Texts – Soloists/MSR Classics
PERSICHETTI: Legacy of Songs – Unpublished Songs on Poetical Texts – Joshua Pierce, piano/ Lee Velta, baritone/ Sherry Overholt, soprano – Poetry by Hilaire Belloc, e e cummings, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, James Joyce, Carl Sandburg, Sara Teasdale, and others (TracklLst below) MSR Classics CD MS1558 TT: 55:30 (12/9/15) [Distr. by Albany] ****: A first […]
“George Walker: Great American Orchestral Works Vol. 4” = 1. Sinfonia No. 4 (Strands); Antifonys for String Orch.; Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra; Movements for Cello and Orch. – Dmitry Kousev, c./ Sinfonia de Camera/ David Epstein – Albany
A good collection of contemporary music well played and well-recorded.
PERSICHETTI: Harmonium – Song Cycle for Soprano and Piano (1951); Poems by Wallace Stevens – Sherry Overholt, sop./ Joshua Pierce, piano – MSR Classics
A rarely performed but welcome song cycle by the American Master.
ARLENE ZALLMAN, Sei La Terra Che Aspetta – var. perf. – Bridge
An interesting collection that serves as both an introduction as well as a memorial.