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The G. Schirmer Collection of American Art Song - 50 Songs by 29 Composers

High Voice

By Various

High Voice. Composed by Various. Edited by Richard Walters. Vocal Collection. American, Classical. 240 pages. G. Schirmer #ED4321. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50485068).

Item Number: HL.50485068

ISBN 0634060198. 9x12 inches.

This comprehensive collection is the best one-volume source available on the topic, with a mix of familiar recital standards and intriguing material awaiting discovery. Includes composers from c. 1900 into the 21st century. Some songs make their first published appearance in American Art Song: Gian Carlo Menotti's moving The Old Man's Song,; Michael Tilson Thomas' inspired Grace,; dedicated to Leonard Bernstein, and Aaron Jay Kernis' A Good Boy,; as well a boogie-woogie art song by the editor, Blue Monday.; The same songs appear in High Voice and Medium/Low Voice.

  • The Swing 
  • Orpheus With His Lute 
  • A Slumber Song Of The Madonna 
  • Night Wanderers 
  • Strings in the Earth and Air 
  • Meet Doctor Livermore 
  • Love Song 
  • The Spring And The Fall 
  • Evening 
  • Amor 
  • Serenity 
  • Grace 
  • The Breath Of A Rose 
  • Review 
  • The Cloak, the Boat, and the Shoes 
  • Forever Young 
  • The Monk and His Cat 
  • The Bustle In A House 
  • Farewell To The House In Bonac 
  • Fort Tryon Park: September 
  • Song To The Witch Of The Cloisters 
  • Breakfast Song 
  • Odor 
  • Do Not Go, My Love 
  • Animal Passion 
  • Once Upon A Universe 
  • A Good Boy 
  • Debts 
  • I Love The Dark Hours Of My Being 
  • The Old Man's Song 
  • I Thank All Who Have Loved Me 
  • Good Morning Midnight 
  • A Prayer to Saint Catherine 
  • Blue Monday 
  • The Lamb  
  • I Carry Your Heart 
  • St. Ita's Vision 
  • The Unicorn 
  • In The Mornin' 
  • Meadow-Larks 
  • On The Seashore Of Endless Worlds 
  • In A Myrtle Shade 
  • Reward 
  • Calm Is The Night 
  • Love In The Dictionary 
  • The Lament Of Ian The Proud 
  • At The Well 
  • Christmas At The Cloisters 
  • The Shepherd 
  • Where the Music Comes From 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • 2016-02-20 13:18:21.0 Great Collection

    This is a really nice collection. Can you please put the composers with the song list online? It would be helpful to know this information when trying to order a book.

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  • 5

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  • 2008-07-12 00:00:00.0 Great variety

    A few familiar pieces but lots of new material to work on. several challenges, beautiful music.

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