Search
  
Back
Song Of America
 : Song Of America



from: Capitol


Availability: Usually ships in 24 hours

Price: $16.98
as of 10/16/2017 21:10 EDT

This item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping.
Binding: Audio CD
EAN: 0094634164528
Item Dimensions: 4748023559
Label: Capitol
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Capitol
Model: 2032621
MPN: 094634164528
Number Of Discs: 1
Number Of Items: 1
Publication Date: November 08, 2005
Publisher: Capitol
Release Date: November 08, 2005
Studio: Capitol




Disc 1:
  1. As Adam Early In The Morning
  2. Ah! May The Red Rose Live Alway (1850)
  3. Shenandoah (Traditional)
  4. Beautiful Dreamer (1864)
  5. Danny Deever
  6. Roses Of Picardy
  7. Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair (1854)
  8. Hard Times Come Again No More (1854)
  9. Molly, Do You Love Me? (1850)
  10. An Old Song Resung
  11. Tomorrow (When You Are Gone)
  12. The Erie Canal (Traditional)
  13. We Two
  14. The Nightingale (Traditional)
  15. Comrades, Fill No Glass For Me (1855)
  16. Luke Havergal
  17. To What You Said
  18. Look Down Fair Moon
  19. Dirge For Two Veterans
  20. Ethiopia Saluting The Colors
Related Items: Alternate Versions: Click to Display

Browse for similar items by category: Click to Display



Editorial Review:

Amazon.com:
Thomas Hampson is a persuasive advocate for these treasures from the Library of Congress' vast collections, so this CD's generous sampling leaves you wanting more. It covers the American songbook in all its variety, from traditional "folk" items like Shenandoah to Stephen Foster to the immigrants Erich Korngold and Kurt Weill to Leonard Bernstein and contemporary composers. Hampson adjusts his flexible, light baritone to fit each song. The voice is full and resonant on Danny Deever, simple and direct in 19th-century traditional songs and ballads, and nuanced in songs like Ned Rorem's "As Adam Early in the Morning," one of several on the disc with texts by Walt Whitman. A standout is the last song in this recital, one that leaves you with thoughts about music, history, and our nation's continuing issues, "Ethiopia Saluting the Colors," by Henry Burleigh. Most of the selections are performed with piano accompaniment, but several are with a small ensemble of traditional instruments. A word of caution: everything was recorded in the 1990s and presumably was available piecemeal on previous releases, although few are likely to have more than a handful of these 20 gems. --Dan Davis



Reviews
Average Rating: none





Home | Reviews | Artists | Video | Shop | Links | Contact Us
Ebizagenda.com | Cozmik Toys | Indigo Tunes | Taliesin Records | In Association With Amazon.com | Endless.com
Copyright 2010-2014 CD Maximum
CD Maximum Metal and Rock Video
    View Cart / Checkout  
   Shop  
    Airsoft  
    Apparel  
    Automotive  
    Baby  
    Beauty  
    Books  
    Computers  
    DVD  
    Electronics  
    Hobby Shop  
    Jewelry  
    Kitchen & House  
    Magazines  
    Music  
    Musical Instruments  
    Office Products  
    Outdoor Living  
    Software  
    Photo  
    Sporting Goods  
    Studio Equipment  
    Tools & Equipment  
    Toys  
    Video Games