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Old American Songs

Album Summary

>Foster, Stephen : Jeannie with the light brown hair
>Foster, Stephen : Swanee River
>Foster, Stephen : Ah! May the red rose live alway
>Foster, Stephen : Was My Brother in the Battle? for voice & piano
>Foster, Stephen : Gentle Annie
>Foster, Stephen : Why No One to Love? for voice & piano
>Foster, Stephen : My Old Kentucky Home, for voice & piano
>Weill, Kurt : Down in the Valley, opera
>Grainger, Percy : Shenandoah, chanty for male chorus (Two Sea Chanties, no 1)
>Britten, Benjamin : Tom Bowling and Other Song Arrangements, for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : British Folksongs (8), for voice & harp
>Heggie, Jake : Dixie, for voice & piano
>Heggie, Jake : Barb'ry Allen
>Heggie, Jake : He's Gone Away
>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 1
>Copland, Aaron : Long Time Ago, song for voice & piano (Old American Songs)
>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 2
>Copland, Aaron : Ching-a-ring Chaw, song for voice & piano (Old American Songs II)
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Notes & Reviews:

Take a musical journey through the history of the USA with this rousing new CD. With performances from Opera Australia soprano Taryn Fiebig and tenor Juan Jackson (also starring in the Australian production of Miss Saigon ) this album showcases America's



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>Foster, Stephen : Jeannie with the light brown hair
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1854

>Foster, Stephen : Swanee River
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1851

>Foster, Stephen : Ah! May the red rose live alway
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1850

>Foster, Stephen : Was My Brother in the Battle? for voice & piano
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862

>Foster, Stephen : Gentle Annie
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1856

>Foster, Stephen : Why No One to Love? for voice & piano
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Foster, Stephen : My Old Kentucky Home, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1853

>Weill, Kurt : Down in the Valley, opera :: The Lonesome Dove
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 08/1945-11/1945

>Weill, Kurt : Down in the Valley, opera :: Hop Up, My Ladies
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 08/1945-11/1945

>Grainger, Percy : Shenandoah, chanty for male chorus (Two Sea Chanties, no 1)
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1907

>Britten, Benjamin : Tom Bowling and Other Song Arrangements, for voice & piano :: Soldier, Won't You Marry Me?
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Tom Bowling and Other Song Arrangements, for voice & piano :: I Wonder as I Wander
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : British Folksongs (8), for voice & harp :: Lord! I Married Me a Wife
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1976

>Britten, Benjamin : Tom Bowling and Other Song Arrangements, for voice & piano :: Dink's Song
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Tom Bowling and Other Song Arrangements, for voice & piano :: The Deaf Woman's Courtship
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Heggie, Jake : Dixie, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1997

>Heggie, Jake : Barb'ry Allen
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Heggie, Jake : He's Gone Away
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 1
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1950

>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 1
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1950

>Copland, Aaron : Long Time Ago, song for voice & piano (Old American Songs)
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1950

>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 2
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1952

>Copland, Aaron : Ching-a-ring Chaw, song for voice & piano (Old American Songs II)
  • Performers: Taryn Fiebig; Andrew Greene (Piano); Juan Jackson
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre (10/23/2006-10/24/2006)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1952