Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Two Poems by Siegfried Sassoon: Slumber-Song
John Alden Carpenter 4:48
2 Two Poems by Siegfried Sassoon: Serenade
John Alden Carpenter 3:45
3 Gitanjali: When I bring to you colour'd toys
John Alden Carpenter 3:06
4 Gitanjali: On the day when death will knock at thy door
John Alden Carpenter 3:23
5 Gitanjali: The Sleep that flits on Baby's Eyes
John Alden Carpenter 2:42
6 Gitanjali: I am like a remnant of a Cloud of Autumn
John Alden Carpenter 4:24
7 Gitanjali: On the Seashore of Endless Worlds
John Alden Carpenter 5:44
8 Gitanjali: Light, My Light
John Alden Carpenter 2:39
9 From the Sea: All beauty calls you to me
John Woods Duke 1:56
10 From the Sea: Listen, I love you
John Woods Duke 1:51
11 From the Sea: I am so weak a thing
John Woods Duke 2:30
12 From the Sea: All things in the world
John Woods Duke 2:14
13 From the Sea: O, my love
John Woods Duke 2:06
14 Six Poems by Emily Dickinson: Good Morning - Midnight
John Woods Duke 2:09
15 Six Poems by Emily Dickinson: Heart! We will forget him!
John Woods Duke 1:02
16 Six Poems by Emily Dickinson: Let down the Bars, oh Death
John Woods Duke 1:58
17 Six Poems by Emily Dickinson: An awful Tempest mashed the air
John Woods Duke 2:06
18 Six Poems by Emily Dickinson: Nobody knows this little rose
John Woods Duke 1:52
19 Six Poems by Emily Dickinson: Bee! I'm expecting you
John Woods Duke 1:12
20 Four Poems by e.e. cummings: In Just-spring
John Woods Duke 1:48
21 Four Poems by e.e. cummings: i carry your heart
John Woods Duke 2:19
22 Four Poems by e.e. cummings: hist ... whist
John Woods Duke 1:18
23 Four Poems by e.e. cummings: The Mountains are Dancing
John Woods Duke 2:27
24 As Dew in April
Richard Cumming 3:51
25 Two Poems by William Blake: Song
Richard Cumming 1:22
26 Two Poems by William Blake: London
Richard Cumming 3:20
27 Heart, we will forget him
Richard Cumming 2:55
28 Three Poems by Philip Minor: Summer Song
Richard Cumming 2:48
29 Three Poems by Philip Minor: Night Song
Richard Cumming 2:38
30 Three Poems by Philip Minor: Love Song
Richard Cumming 1:18
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: Nature, the Gentlest Mother
Aaron Copland 4:13
2 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: There Came a Wind Like a Bugle
Aaron Copland 1:43
3 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: Why Do They Shut Me Out of Heaven?
Aaron Copland 2:05
4 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: The World Feels Dusty
Aaron Copland 1:51
5 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: Heart, We Will Forget Him
Aaron Copland 2:05
6 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: Dear March, Come In!
Aaron Copland 2:23
7 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: Sleep is Supposed to Be
Aaron Copland 2:46
8 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: When They Come Back
Aaron Copland 2:13
9 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: I Felt a Funeral in My Brain
Aaron Copland 2:11
10 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: I've Heard an Organ Talk Sometimes
Aaron Copland 2:11
11 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: Going to Heaven!
Aaron Copland 2:54
12 Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: The Chariot
Aaron Copland 3:36
13 Time’s Long Ago!: Time's Long Ago!
William Flanagan 2:18
14 Time’s Long Ago!: Pisa's Leaning Tower
William Flanagan 1:25
15 Time’s Long Ago!: The night march
William Flanagan 2:04
16 Time’s Long Ago!: Monody
William Flanagan 2:52
17 Time’s Long Ago!: Under the ground
William Flanagan 1:48
18 Time’s Long Ago!: Lament
William Flanagan 4:12
19 Three Poems by Howard Moss: If you can
William Flanagan 3:31
20 Three Poems by Howard Moss: See how they love me
William Flanagan 3:02
21 Three Poems by Howard Moss: The upside-down man
William Flanagan 4:53
22 Good-bye My Fancy
William Flanagan 6:29
23 Four Poems by Tennyson: Ask me no more
Ned Rorem 3:34
24 Four Poems by Tennyson: Now sleeps the crimson petal
Ned Rorem 3:42
25 Four Poems by Tennyson: Far-Far-Away
Ned Rorem 2:14
26 Four Poems by Tennyson: The Sleeping Palace
Ned Rorem 2:59

Credits

CD 1

cello:
Theodore Mook (track 27)
oboe:
Beth Orson (track 24)
piano:
Richard Cumming (tracks 24–30)
John Woods Duke (tracks 9–23)
John Moriarty (tracks 1–8)
composer:
John Alden Carpenter (tracks 1–8)
Richard Cumming (tracks 24–30)
John Woods Duke (tracks 9–23)
lyricist:
William Blake (English poet, painter, and printmaker) (tracks 25–26)
E. E. Cummings (tracks 20–23)
Emily Dickinson (tracks 14–19, 27)
Philip Minor (tracks 28–30)
Siegfried Sassoon (track 1)
Rabindranath Tagore (tracks 3–8)
Sara Teasdale (tracks 9–13)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 24)
soprano vocals:
Carole Bogard (tracks 1–30)
part of:
Four Poems by e.e. cummings (tracks 20–23)
From the Sea (tracks 9–13)
Six Poems by Emily Dickinson (tracks 14–19)
Three Poems by Philip Minor (tracks 28–30)
Two Poems by William Blake (tracks 25–26)
Gitanjali (tracks 3–8)
recording of:
As Dew in April (track 24)
Serenade (track 2)
Slumber-Song (track 1)

CD 2

guitar:
R. Sullivan (guitarist) (track 22)
piano:
David Del Tredici (tracks 13–22)
John Moriarty (tracks 1–12, 23–26)
composer:
Robert Baksa (track 5)
Aaron Copland (composer) (tracks 3, 8–10)
William Flanagan (tracks 13–22)
Ned Rorem (composer) (tracks 24–26)
Aaron Copland (composer) (1950) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 11–12)
Ned Rorem (composer) (1963) (track 23)
dedicated to:
Arthur Berger (track 12)
Elliott Carter (classical composer) (track 2)
Ingolf Dahl (composer) (track 3)
David Diamond (composer of classical music) (track 1)
Irving Fine (track 7)
Lukas Foss (composer, pianist and conductor) (track 11)
Alberto Ginastera (composer) (track 10)
Alexei Haieff (track 4)
Juan Orrego-Salas (track 6)
Harold Shapero (track 8)
lyricist:
Emily Dickinson (tracks 1–12)
Herman Melville (tracks 13–18)
Howard Moss (American poet) (tracks 19–21)
Lord Alfred Tennyson (tracks 23–26)
Walt Whitman (track 22)
soprano vocals:
Carole Bogard (tracks 1–26)
is based on:
orchestrations:
part of:
Time’s Long Ago! (tracks 13–18)
Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
recording of:
Ask Me No More (track 23)
Good-bye My Fancy (track 22)