The Complete Songs of Virgil Thomson for Voice and Piano

Marking the first complete recording of Virgil Thomson’s songs that were originally composed for voice and piano, The Complete Songs of Virgil Thomson for Voice and Piano provides a more complete understanding of one of the most important composers of the 20th century. Featuring performances by the Florestan Recital Project, the three-disc recording offers a unique window into both Thomson’s compositional evolution, and changing musical concernsthroughout his remarkable career.

“There is no finer example of the depth and richness of American art song than the songs of Virgil Thomson. While several excellent recordings of Thomson’s songs exist, until now there has existed no complete catalogue of his compositions for voice and piano,” said Aaron Engebreth & Alison d’Amato, Artistic Co-Directors, Florestan Recital Project. “We are thrilled to present these works to the wide audience that Thomson deserves.”

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