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HOIBY, L.: Pocket of Time (A) - 21 Songs and a Duet (J. Faulkner, A. Garland, L. Hoiby)

    




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HOIBY, L.: Pocket of Time (A) - 21 Songs and a Duet (J. Faulkner, A. Garland, L. Hoiby)

Lee Hoiby’s immense contribution to the American song repertoire is widely recognized, his style elegantly and convincingly bridging the lyrical worlds of Verdi and Gershwin, Schubert and Sondheim. Whether profoundly moving or smoothly good-humored, setting texts of great literary and civic value by William Blake, Lewis Carroll, Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens, Marguerite Duras or his own lyrics, Hoiby’s songs speak with emotional immediacy. The interplay between the clear, eloquent beauty of his vocal lines and frequently virtuosic piano accompaniments marks him as a composer of distinction.


Hoiby, Lee
Bishop, Elizabeth, lyricist(s)

  A Pocket of Time
1.   A Pocket of Time 00:02:09

Hoiby, Lee
Crapsey, Adelaide, lyricist(s)

  Night Songs: No. 2. Pierrot
2.   Night Songs: No. 2. Pierrot 00:02:27

Hoiby, Lee
Fandel, John, lyricist(s)

  Songs for Leontyne: No. 5. In the Wand of the Wind
3.   Songs for Leontyne: No. 5. In the Wand of the Wind 00:01:13

Hoiby, Lee
Lazarus, Emma, lyricist(s)

  Three Women: No. 2. Lady of the Harbor
4.   Three Women: No. 2. Lady of the Harbor 00:01:51

Hoiby, Lee
Blake, William, lyricist(s)

  2 Songs of Innocence: No. 2. The Lamb
5.   2 Songs of Innocence: No. 2. The Lamb 00:03:12

Hoiby, Lee
Hoiby, Lee, lyricist(s)

  Where the Music Comes From
6.   Where the Music Comes From 00:03:16

Hoiby, Lee
Yeats, William Butler, lyricist(s)

  To An Isle in the Water
7.   To An Isle in the Water 00:01:56

Hoiby, Lee
Castro, Ricardo, lyricist(s)

  Winter and Summer: No. 1. Winter Hubris
8.   Winter and Summer: No. 1. Winter Hubris 00:02:08

Hoiby, Lee
Carroll, Lewis, lyricist(s)

  Jabberwocky
9.   Jabberwocky 00:04:59

Hoiby, Lee
Holderlin, Friedrich, lyricist(s)

  Lied der Liebe
10.   Lied der Liebe 00:03:55

Hoiby, Lee
Duras, Marguerite, lyricist(s)

  Nuits
11.   Nuits 00:05:52

Hoiby, Lee
Whitman, Walt, lyricist(s)

  I Was There
12.   No. 1. Beginning My Studies 00:02:12
13.   No. 2. I Was There 00:02:59
14.   No. 3. A Clear Midnight 00:02:38
15.   No. 4. O Captain! My Captain! 00:05:23
16.   No. 5. Joy, Shipmate, Joy! 00:01:25

Hoiby, Lee
Rilke, Rainer Maria, lyricist(s)

  Songs for Leontyne: No. 3. Autumn
17.   Songs for Leontyne: No. 3. Autumn 00:03:41

Hoiby, Lee
Stevens, Tim, lyricist(s)

  Songs for Leontyne: No. 2. Evening
18.   Songs for Leontyne: No. 2. Evening 00:04:40

Hoiby, Lee
Hardy, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  The Darkling Thrush
19.   The Darkling Thrush 00:05:27

Hoiby, Lee
Givens, Jesse, lyricist(s)

  Last Letter Home
20.   Last Letter Home 00:07:33

Hoiby, Lee
Wilder, Thornton, lyricist(s)

  Goodby, Goodby World
21.   Goodby, Goodby World 00:03:06

Hoiby, Lee
Ball, William, lyricist(s)

  A Month in the Country, Act I: Duet: I can never remember all the words…, "The Nightingale and the Lark"
22.   A Month in the Country, Act I: Duet: I can never remember all the words…, "The Nightingale and the Lark" 00:03:11

Total Playing Time: 01:15:13






Composer(s):
Hoiby, Lee

Lyricist(s):
Ball, William; Bishop, Elizabeth; Blake, William; Carroll, Lewis; Castro, Ricardo; Crapsey, Adelaide; Duras, Marguerite; Fandel, John; Givens, Jesse; Hardy, Thomas; Hoiby, Lee; Holderlin, Friedrich; Lazarus, Emma; Rilke, Rainer Maria; Stevens, Tim; Whitman, Walt; Wilder, Thornton; Yeats, William Butler

Artist(s):
Faulkner, Julia; Garland, Andrew; Hoiby, Lee

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Opera; Vocal

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.559375

Barcode: 0636943937525

Physical Release: 01/2009

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