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To the Soul: Walt Whitman


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This album features songs highlighting by some of the most acclaimed poets in history.

Songs on poetry of Walt Whitman composed by Ned Rorem, Frank Bridge, Charles Villiers Stanford, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Robert Strassburg, Ernst Bacon, Philip Dalmas, Jack Gottlieb, Charles Naginski, William H. Neidlinger, Harry T. (Henry) Burleigh, Hermann Finck, Charles Ives, Gerald Busby, Elinor Remick Warren, Craig Urquhart, Michael Tilson Thomas, Leonard Bernstein

Thomas Hampson, baritone
Craig Rutenberg, piano

Track Listing:

1. As Adam Early in the Morning, for voice & piano
Composed by Ned Rorem

2. The Last Invocation, for voice & piano
Composed by Frank Bridge

3. To the Soul, for voice & piano
Composed by Charles Villiers Stanford

4. Poems by Walt Whitman (3), for voice & piano No 2:
A Clear Midnight
Composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams

5. Poems by Walt Whitman (3), for voice & piano No 3:
Joy, shipmate, joy
Composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams

6. Prayer of Columbus, for voice & piano
Composed by Robert Strassburg

7. One Thought Ever at the Fore, for voice & piano
Composed by Ernst Bacon

8. As I Watch’d the Ploughman Ploughing, for voice & piano
Composed by Philip Dalmas

9. Shachar Avakeshcha No 8, Sing On There In The Swamp
Composed by Jack Gottlieb

10. Look Down Fair Moon, for voice & piano
Composed by Charles Naginski

11. Memories of Lincoln, for voice & piano
Composed by William H. Neidlinger

12. Look Down Fair Moon for voice & piano
Composed by Ned Rorem

13. Ethiopia Saluting the Colors, for voice & piano
Composed by Harry T. (Henry) Burleigh

14. In the Shadows, dance
Composed by Hermann [composer] Finck

15. Walt Whitman, song for voice & piano, S. 384 (K. 6B64c)
Composed by Charles Ives

16. Behold This Swarthy Face, for voice & piano
Composed by Gerald Busby

17. We Two[/b]
Composed by Elinor Remick Warren

18. Among the Multitude, for voice & piano
Composed by Craig Urquhart

19. Sometimes with One I Love, for voice & piano
Composed by Ned Rorem

20. We Two Boys Together Clinging, for voice & piano
Composed by Michael Tilson Thomas

21. That Shadow, My Likeness, for voice & piano
Composed by Ned Rorem

22. To What You Said, for voice & piano
Composed by Leonard Bernstein

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