Echoes of Nightingales
Frank Bridge / Harold Arlen / Sidney Homer / Edwin McArthur / Arthur Walter Kramer / Mildred Lund Tyson / Landon Ronald / James H Rogers / John Alden Carpenter / Paul Sargent / Vincent Youmans / Paul Nordoff / Frank La Forge / Idabelle Firestone / Sigmund Romberg / Harold Vicars / John La Montaine / Ernest Charles / Celius Dougherty

Echoes of Nightingales

Christine Brewer / Roger Vignoles

CDA 67813 - 0034571178134

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This delightful disc, performed by one of the most admired sopranos of today, accompanied by her long-time collaborator, pays homage to an important musical tradition and part of performance history, and to four great sopranos from the past.
The repertoire includes the encore-songs, mainly by American composers, performed by Kirsten Flagstad, Eileen Farrell, Helen Traubel and Eleanor Steber at the end of their recitals. As Christine Brewer writes in an intimate performance note: ‘These little gems evoke an era of recitals not often encountered these days. Stepping back into that era has been a joy to Roger and me, and I hope it will bring back memories to those who might have heard these women sing these songs, or perhaps ignite a new love affair for younger listeners!’

Tracklisting
  • 1
    Sing to Me, Sing, Op. 48
    01:50
  • 2
    Night
    03:14
  • 3
    Now Like a Lantern, Op. 44 No. 5
    02:24
  • 4
    Sea Moods
    02:50
  • 5
    O Lovely Night!
    03:22
  • 6
    At Parting
    01:48
  • 7
    The Sleep That Flits On Baby's Eyes
    02:26
  • 8
    Hickory Hill
    02:34
  • 9
    Through the Years
    03:55
  • 10
    There Shall Be More Joy
    02:12
  • 11
    Hills
    02:31
  • 12
    Love Went a-Riding
    01:54
  • 13
    In My Garden
    03:43
  • 14
    Maytime: Will You Remember? 'Sweetheart'
    04:22
  • 15
    If I Could Tell You
    03:18
  • 16
    Martha: The Last Rose of Summer
    02:49
  • 17
    The Song of Songs, 'Chanson du cœur brisé'
    04:47
  • 18
    Stopping By Woods On a Snowy Evening
    01:49
  • 19
    Cabin in the Sky: Happiness is a Thing Called Joe
    04:00
  • 20
    On the Town: Some Other Time
    02:35
  • 21
    When I Have Sung My Songs
    02:16
  • 22
    Review
    05:11