A Landscape of Song: The American Vanguard Festival

From Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII: "Anne Boleyn."
Music by Libby Larsen, b. 1950
Words by Anne Boleyn, 1500/1509-1536
Martha Guth, soprano; Anne Kissel Harper, piano
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From Dickinson Songs: "I'm nobody!"
Music by Stephen Paulus, b. 1949
Words by Emily Dickinson, 1830-1886
*Florestan commission and world premiere, 2010
Joe Dan Harper, tenor; Anne Kissel, piano
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From Of Challenge and of Love: "Am Klavier."
Music by Elliott Carter, b. 1908
Words by John Hollander, b. 1929
Tony Arnold, soprano; Jacob Greenberg, piano
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"Touch Me."
Music by Tom Cipullo, b. 1960
Words by Stanley Kunitz, 1905-2006
Paul Sperry, tenor; Alison d'Amato, piano
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