Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Early one morning
Healey Willan 1:50
2 An old Derry Air
Healey Willan 4:04
3 Drink to me only with thine eyes
Healey Willan 2:44
4 Ae fond kiss
Healey Willan 3:42
5 Sonnet: If thou must love me
Sir Ernest MacMillan 2:44
6 Sweet, be not proud
Clarence Lucas 2:27
7 The Last Rose of Summer
Friedrich von Flotow 5:12
8 I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls
Michael William Balfe 4:58
9 Home, Sweet Home
Sir Henry Rowley Bishop 4:22
10 Long Time Ago
Aaron Copland 2:56
11 Simple Gifts
Aaron Copland 1:38
12 At the River
Aaron Copland 3:07
13 Songs my Mother taught me
Charles Ives 2:52
14 Berceuse ("O'er the mountain towards the west")
Charles Ives 1:21
15 An Old Flame
Charles Ives 2:06
16 A Night Song
Charles Ives 0:59
17 Open thy lattice, love
Stephen Foster 1:50
18 Jeanie with the light brown hair
Stephen Foster 4:02
19 If you've only got a moustache
Stephen Foster 2:40
20 When you and I were young
James Austin Butterfield 3:30
21 O waly, Waly
Benjamin Britten 4:20
22 The Trees they grow so high
Benjamin Britten 2:52
23 She's Like the Swallow
Benjamin Britten 3:21
24 David of the White Rock
Benjamin Britten 2:59
25 Lemady
Benjamin Britten 1:20

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Rudolf Jansen (1997) (tracks 1–6, 10–22)
harp:
Judy Loman (harpist) (1997) (tracks 7–9, 23–25)
arranger:
Benjamin Britten (tracks 21–25)
composer:
Charles Ives (track 16)
Clarence Lucas (track 6)
Healey Willan (tracks 1–4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 21–22)
Sir Henry Rowley Bishop (1823) (track 9)
Stephen Foster (composer) (1844-02-01) (track 17)
Stephen Foster (composer) (1854) (track 18)
Stephen Foster (composer) (1864) (track 19)
Charles Ives (1895) (track 13)
Charles Ives (1896) (track 15)
Charles Ives (1903) (track 14)
Aaron Copland (American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor, 1900-1990) (1950) (tracks 10–11)
Aaron Copland (American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor, 1900-1990) (1952) (track 12)
librettist:
Alfred Bunn (track 8)
lyricist:
George Cooper (poet) (track 19)
Stephen Foster (composer) (tracks 17–18)
Adolf Heyduk (track 13)
George Washington Johnson (Hamilton Canada poet) (track 20)
Robert Lowry (1826-1899) (track 12)
Thomas Moore (Irish poet) (track 16)
Thomas Oliphant (track 24)
John Howard Payne (American actor, poet, playwright, and author) (1823) (track 9)
Charles Ives (1903) (track 14)
soprano vocals:
Edith Wiens (1997) (tracks 1–25)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 20)
premiered at:
Waldorf Astoria New York (1897-1929) in New York, New York, United States (1901-05-15) (track 15)
part of:
arrangement of:
The Trees They Grow So High (Original folksong) (track 22)
arrangements:
I Dream of Jeannie (Joan Baez arrangement of Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair) (track 18)
Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 18)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
埴生の宿 (track 9)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 9)
Old American Songs, Set 1 (tracks 10–11)
recording of:
A Night Song, S. 310 (1997) (track 16)
Ae fond kiss (1997) (track 4)
An Old Flame, S. 314 (K. 6B23c) (for voice and piano) (1997) (track 15)
An old Derry Air (1997) (track 2)
Berceuse, S. 220 (1997) (track 14)
Early one morning (1997) (track 1)
Folksong Arrangements, Volume I: The Trees They Grow So High (Britten arrangement) (1997) (track 22)
Folksong Arrangements, Volume III: O Waly, Waly (Britten arrangement) (1997) (track 21)
Home! Sweet Home! (Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, be it ever so humble there's no place like home) (1997) (track 9)
If You Only Have a Moustache (1997) (track 19)
If thou must love me (1997) (track 5)
Open Thy Lattice Love (1997) (track 17)
Sweet, be not proud (1997) (track 6)
The Last Rose of Summer (by Flotow, in English) (1997) (track 7)
translated version of:
version of:
Wiegenlied, S. 395 (track 14)