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I hear America singing


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A live recording from the 2001 Salzburger Festspiele featuring songs by MacDowell, Bridge, Vaughan Williams, Hindemith, Bowles, Rorem, Bacon, Bernstein, and Korngold.

Thomas Hampson, baritone
Wolfram Rieger, pianist
Malcolm Martineau, pianist

Disc: 1
1. Thomas Hampson provides commentary for the concert ‘I Hear America Singing’: Introduction
2. O Lovely Rose, for voice & piano, Op. 40/5
3. Poems (4) for voice & piano, Op. 15: No. 6, To Helen
4. Evening Song, song for voice & piano, A. 24
5. The Sea, Op. 47/7
6. Dirge for Two Veterans, for speaker & piano, Op. 13
7. Thomas Hampson provides commentary for the concert ‘I Hear America Singing’: [Part 2]
8. The Last Invocation, for voice & piano, H. 136
9. A Clear Midnight, song for voice & piano (Poems by Walt Whitman No. 2)
10. Joy, Shipmate, Joy!, song for voice & piano (Poems by Walt Whitman No. 3)
11. Louisiana (‘I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing’), for voice & piano
12. Sing on There in the Swamp, for voice & piano
13. To the Soul, for voice & piano, Op. 97/4
14. Songs of Love and Parting, for soprano & orchestra: Parting
15. Drum, for voice & piano
16. Shiloh (‘Skimming lightly, wheeling still’), for voice & piano
17. Blue Mountain Ballads, songs (4) for voice & piano: Heavenly Grass
18. Blue Mountain Ballads, songs (4) for voice & piano: Lonesome Man
19. Blue Mountain Ballads, songs (4) for voice & piano: Cabin
20. Blue Mountain Ballads, songs (4) for voice & piano: Sugar in the Cane
21. Thomas Hampson provides commentary for the concert ‘I Hear America Singing’: [Part 3]
22. As Adam early in the morning, for voice & piano
23. Ethiopia Saluting the Colors, for voice & piano
24. Look Down Fair Moon, for voice & piano
25. One Thought Ever at the Fore, for voice & piano
26. To What You Said, for voice & piano
27. Grief, for voice & piano (or orchestra)

Disc: 2
1. Thomas Hampson provides commentary for the concert ‘I Hear America Singing’: Applause and commentary
2. Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair, for voice & piano
3. Beautiful Dreamer, for voice & piano
4. Hymns (3) of Walt Whitman, for baritone & piano, Op. 14: Der ich, in Zwischenräumen
5. Hymns (3) of Walt Whitman, for baritone & piano, Op. 14: O, nun heb du an, dort in deinem Moor
6. Hymns (3) of Walt Whitman, for baritone & piano, Op. 14: Schlagt! Schlagt! Trommeln!
7. Trommel, for voice & piano
8. Lied für ein dunkles Mädchen, for voice & piano
9. Erlebnis, for voice & piano
10. Auch ich bin Amerika (I, Too, Sing America), for voice & piano
11. The Banks of the Yellow Sea, for voice & piano
12. Wild Nights, for soprano & piano
13. Let Down the Bars, for voice & piano
14. It’s coming – the postponeless Creature, for baritone & piano
15. Songs (4) of Langston Hughes, for voice & piano: Heart
16. Songs (4) of Langston Hughes, for voice & piano: Lonely People
17. The Rich Man, song
18. Richard Cory
19. Look Down Fair Moon, for voice & piano
20. Poems of Walt Whitman, for voice & piano: Gods (‘Lover divine and perfect Comrade’)
21. Märchenbilder, for piano, No. 1, The Enchanted princess, Op. 3/1
22. Thomas Hampson provides commentary for the concert ‘I Hear America Singing’: I wish you bliss
23. Lieder (5) for voice & piano, Op 38: No. 2. Der Kranke

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