Five Borough Songbook - 20 New Songs by 20 Composers celebrating New York

> City of Orgies, Walks, and Joys! - City of Orgies, Walks, and Joys!
> Refugee Blues - Refugee Blues
> The Avenue (II) - The Avenue (II)
> Days afield on Staten Island - Days afield on Staten Island
> The New Yorkers - The New Yorkers
> Looking West on a Humid Summer Evening - Looking West on a Humid Summer Evening
> At Home in Staten Island - At Home in Staten Island
> 8:46 AM, Five Years Later - 8:46 AM, Five Years Later
> Secret Assignation - Secret Assignation
> The Center of the Universe - The Center of the Universe

Album Summary

>Gordon, Ricky Ian : O City of Ships, for 2 voices & piano
>Roven, Glen : F from DUMBO, for voice & piano
>Bielawa, Lisa : Breakfast in New York, for 4 voices & violin
>Hennessy, Martin : The City's Love, for voice & piano
>Lyons, Gilda : rapid transit, for 2 voices
>Kahane, Gabriel : Coney Island Avenue, for voice & piano
>Haber, Yotam : On Leaving Brooklyn, for 4 voices & violin
>Berg, Christopher : OuLiPo in the Bronx, for voice & piano
>Courtin, Christina : Fresh Kills, for voice & piano
>Cipullo, Tom : G is for Grimy
>Martin, Jorge : City of Orgies, Walks, and Joys!, for 2 voices, violin & piano
>Fairouz, Mohammed : Refugee Blues, for voice & piano
>Platt, Russell : The Avenue (II), for voice & piano
>Schickele, Matt : Days Afield on Staten Island, for 3 voices & piano
>Hagen, Daron : The New Yorkers, for 2 voices & piano
>Favand-See, Renee : Looking West on a Humid Summer Evening, for voice & piano
>Wheeler, Scott : At Home in Staten Island, for voice & violin
>Glover, John : 8
>Tignor, Christopher : Secret Assignation, for 4 voices, violin & piano
>Thomas, Richard Pearson : The Center of the Universe, for 4 voices, violin & piano
Performers Composers

Notes & Reviews:

For its fifth anniversary internationally renowned Five Borough Music Festival commissioned twenty prominent American composers to compose original art songs about New York City. The Five Borough Songbook is the happy result. Prestigious composers include Bielawa, Cipullo, Fairouz, Gordon, Hagen, Kahane, Martin, Platt, Roven, Schickele and more.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Sound Associates (10/2011-11/2011).



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Works Details

>Gordon, Ricky Ian : O City of Ships, for 2 voices & piano
  • Performers: Jesse Blumberg (Baritone); Thomas Bagwell (Piano); Martha Guth
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Roven, Glen : F from DUMBO, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Thomas Bagwell (Piano); David Moore
  • Running Time: 5 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Bielawa, Lisa : Breakfast in New York, for 4 voices & violin
  • Performers: Margaret Bragle; Scott Dispensa (Baritone); Harumi Rhodes (Violin); Javier Abreu; Mireille Asselin
  • Running Time: 6 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Hennessy, Martin : The City's Love, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Jocelyn Dueck (Piano); David McFerrin
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.

>Lyons, Gilda : rapid transit, for 2 voices
  • Performers: Martha Guth; Blythe Gaissert
  • Running Time: 4 min. 47 sec.

>Kahane, Gabriel : Coney Island Avenue, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Jocelyn Dueck (Piano); Blythe Gaissert
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Haber, Yotam : On Leaving Brooklyn, for 4 voices & violin
  • Performers: Mireille Asselin; Margaret Bragle; Scott Dispensa (Baritone); Harumi Rhodes (Violin); Javier Abreu
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.

>Berg, Christopher : OuLiPo in the Bronx, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Thomas Bagwell (Piano); Alex Richardson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Courtin, Christina : Fresh Kills, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Martha Guth; Jocelyn Dueck (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Cipullo, Tom : G is for Grimy :: An Ode to the G Train, for 4 voices & piano
  • Performers: Thomas Bagwell (Piano); Martha Guth; David McFerrin; Blythe Gaissert; Alex Richardson
  • Running Time: 5 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral

>Martin, Jorge : City of Orgies, Walks, and Joys!, for 2 voices, violin & piano
  • Performers: Thomas Bagwell (Piano); Harumi Rhodes (Violin); Blythe Gaissert; Alex Richardson
  • Running Time: 5 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Fairouz, Mohammed : Refugee Blues, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Blythe Gaissert; Thomas Bagwell (Piano)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Platt, Russell : The Avenue (II), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Thomas Bagwell (Piano); Alex Richardson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Schickele, Matt : Days Afield on Staten Island, for 3 voices & piano
  • Performers: Jesse Blumberg (Baritone); Thomas Bagwell (Piano); Martha Guth; Keith Jameson
  • Running Time: 5 min. 42 sec.

>Hagen, Daron : The New Yorkers, for 2 voices & piano
  • Performers: Jocelyn Dueck (Piano); Martha Guth; Alex Richardson
  • Running Time: 5 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Renée Favand-See (Composer) : Looking West on a Humid Summer Evening, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Jocelyn Dueck (Piano); Blythe Gaissert
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>Wheeler, Scott : At Home in Staten Island, for voice & violin
  • Performers: Harumi Rhodes (Violin); Martha Guth
  • Running Time: 5 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Glover, John : 8 :: 46 AM, Five Years Later, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Jesse Blumberg (Baritone); Jocelyn Dueck (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.

>Tignor, Christopher : Secret Assignation, for 4 voices, violin & piano
  • Performers: Keith Jameson; Jocelyn Dueck (Piano); Margaret Bragle; Jesse Blumberg (Baritone); Harumi Rhodes (Violin); Martha Guth
  • Running Time: 5 min. 43 sec.

>Thomas, Richard Pearson : The Center of the Universe, for 4 voices, violin & piano
  • Performers: Margaret Bragle; Jesse Blumberg (Baritone); Harumi Rhodes (Violin); Martha Guth; Keith Jameson; Jocelyn Dueck (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary