CHARLES IVES (1874-1954): Songs, Vol. 1 - 1, 2, 3, Abide with Me, Aeschylus and Sophocles, Afterglow, Allegro, The All-Enduring, Amphion, Ann Street, At Parting, At Sea, At the River, August, Autumn, Because of You, Because Thou Art, Berceuse, The Cage, The Camp Meeting, Canons I and II, Chanson de Florian, Charlie Rutlage, The Children's Hour, Christmas Carol, Edie's, A Christmas Carol, The Circus Band, The Collection, Country Celestial, Cradle Song.
Catalogue Number: 08K063
Description: 29 songs, in alphabetical order which, producing material from as early as 1893 to as late as 1925, is as good a way as any to provide diversity, sung by a baker's dozen singers (including a countertenor for two songs), all of whom are just beginning their careers except for bass David Pittsinger (four songs) and tenor Kenneth Tarver (two songs) and four pianists. One song uses string quartet, one the organ. Texts available on-line. 13 singers, 4 pianists, Biava String Quartet, Frederick Teardo (organ).