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Author Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989.

Title Mostly about love [sound recording] : [ songs and vocal works] / Virgil Thomson.

Imprint Saxonville, MA : Northeastern Records, p1994.

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Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011800
Series Classical arts
Classical arts.
Note The 4th work for voice and percussion; the final work for vocal quartet (TTBarB) and piano.
The 2nd work is an opera excerpt, arr. by the composer for solo voice and piano.
Language Sung in English or French.
Note Subtitle from container.
Performer Variously: Nancy Armstrong, soprano; D'Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano; Frank Kelley, Paul Kirby, tenors; Sanford Sylvan, baritone; David Ripley, bass; James Russell Smith, percussion; Anthony Tommasini, piano.
Event Recorded July and Sept. 1993, Campion Center, Weston, Mass.
Note Compact disc.
Program notes by Anthony Tommasini, texts with English translations, and biographical notes on the performers (31 p.) in container.
Contents Susie Asado : (1926) (1:41) -- Pigeons on the grass alas : (1935) (3:19) -- Praises and prayers : (1963). From The canticle of the sun ; My master hath a garden ; Sung by the shepherds ; Before sleeping ; Jerusalem, my happy home (16:34) -- Five phrases from the Song of Solomon : (1926). Thou that dwellest in the gardens ; Return, O Shulamite! ; O, my dove ; I am my beloved's ; By night (4:57) -- Mostly about love : (1959). Love song ; Down at the docks ; Let's take a walk ; A prayer to Saint Catherine (8:51) -- Commentaire sur Saint Jérome : (1928) (1:02) -- From Sneden's Landing variations : (1972) (1:50) -- Shakespeare songs : (1956-57). Was this fair face the cause? ; Take, O, take those lips away ; Tell me where is fancy bred ; Sigh no more, ladies (8:04) -- Oraison funèbre de Henriette-Marie de France, reine de la Grande-Bretagne : (1930) (13:28) -- Capital capitals : (1927) (16:57).
Subject Songs (High voice) with piano.
Songs (Medium voice) with piano.
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Songs (High voice) with percussion.
Vocal quartets with piano.
Added Author Armstrong, Nancy (Soprano) Performer.
Fortunato, D'Anna. Performer.
Kelley, Frank. Performer.
Kirby, Paul (Tenor) Performer.
Sylvan, Sanford. Performer.
Ripley, David (Baritone) Performer.
Smith, James Russell. Performer.
Tommasini, Anthony, 1948- Performer.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Susie Asado.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Four saints in three acts. Selections; arranged.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Praises and prayers.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Phrases from the Song of Solomon.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Mostly about love.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Commentaire sur Saint Jérome.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. From Sneden's Landing variations.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Shakespeare songs. Selections.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Oraison funèbre de Henriette-Marie de France, Reine de la Grande-Bretagne.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Capital capitals.
Added Title Vocal music. Selections
Five phrases from the Song of Solomon.
5 phrases from the Song of Solomon.
Phrases from the Song of Solomon.
Music No. NR 250-CD Northeastern Records