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Warren M. Swenson: Battle Pieces; Foster / Shirley, Bolcom

Album Summary

>Swenson, Warren M. : Battle Pieces (A Song Cycle to the Civil War Poetry of Herman Melville), for voice & piano
>Bland, James A. : Oh, Dem Golden Slippers, song
>Root, George Frederick : The Battle Cry of Freedom, for voice, chorus & keyboard
>Foster, Stephen : Gentle Annie
>Foster, Stephen : My Old Kentucky Home, for voice & piano
>Foster, Stephen : Jeannie with the light brown hair
>Traditional, American : Micheu Banjo (Mr. Banjo), Creole folk song
>Traditional, American : Chere, Mo Lemme Toi (Dear, I Love You So), Creole folk song
>Connor, Aaron J.R. : The Wildflower Wreath
>Brady, William : Liela, Liela Cease Thy Lay
>Russell, Henry : The Maniac, for voice & piano
>Cook, Will Marion : Swing Along
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>Swenson, Warren M. : Battle Pieces (A Song Cycle to the Civil War Poetry of Herman Melville), for voice & piano
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 28 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1998

>Bland, James A. : Oh, Dem Golden Slippers, song
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1879

>Root, George Frederick : The Battle Cry of Freedom, for voice, chorus & keyboard
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862

>Foster, Stephen : Gentle Annie
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1856

>Foster, Stephen : My Old Kentucky Home, for voice & piano
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1853

>Foster, Stephen : Jeannie with the light brown hair
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1854

>Traditional, American : Micheu Banjo (Mr. Banjo), Creole folk song
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.

>Traditional, American : Chere, Mo Lemmé Toi (Dear, I Love You So), Creole folk song
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 3 sec.

>Connor, Aaron J.R. : The Wildflower Wreath
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 18th Century

>Brady, William : Liela, Liela Cease Thy Lay
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1845

>Russell, Henry : The Maniac, for voice & piano
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830s

>Cook, Will Marion : Swing Along
  • Performers: George Shirley (Tenor); William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic