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  • Published: [S.l.] : Naxos, p2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Description: 3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: CD

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  • 636943921623


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Songs of innocence and experience

by Bolcom, William.

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Call number: CD Choral/Vocal Bolcom Songs

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Fl. CDs

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Compact discs.

"A musical illumination of the poems of William Blake"--Insert.

Program notes with words inserted in container.

CD 1. Songs of innocence. Part I. Introduction ; The echoing green ; The lamb -- The shepherd ; Infant joy ; The little black boy -- Part II. Laughing song ; Spring ; A cradle song ; Nurse's song ; Holy Thursday ; The blossom ; Interlude ; The chimney sweeper ; The divine image -- Part III. Nocturne ; Night ; A dream ; On another's sorrow ; The little boy lost ; The little boy found ; Coda.

CD 2. Songs of experience, volume I, part I. Introduction ; Hear the voice of the bard ; Interlude ; Earth's answer -- Part II. Nurse's song ; The fly ; The tyger ; The little girl lost ; In the southern clime ; The little girl found -- Part III. The clod and the pebble ; The little vagabond ; Holy Thursday ; A poison tree ; The angel ; The sick rose ; To Tirzah.

CD 3. Songs of experience, volume 2, part IV. The voice of the ancient bard ; My pretty rose tree ; Ah! Sun-flower ; The Lilly -- Part V. Introduction to part V ; The garden of love ; A little boy lost ; A little girl lost ; Infant sorrow ; Vocalise -- Part VI. London ; The school-boy ; The chimney sweeper ; The human abstract -- Interlude: voces clamandae ; A divine image.

Words by William Blake ; music by William Bolcom ; Christine Brewer, Measha Brueggergosman, Ilana Davidson, Linda Hohenfeld, Carmen Pelton, sopranos ; Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano ; Marietta Simpson, contralto ; Thomas Young, tenor ; Nmon Ford, baritone ; Nathan Lee Graham, speaker/vocals ; Tommy Morgan, Harmonica ; Peter Madcast Ruth, harmonica and vocals ; Jeremy Kittel, fiddle; various choruses ; University of Michigan School of Music Symphony Orchestra ; Leonard Slatkin, conductor.

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