Dwell in Possibility – Songs of America

Jess Dandy, contralto
Dylan Perez, piano

This is the third and final concert in "All my heart in this my singing" – a weekend of song with Jess and Dylan, broadcast live on Facebook and YouTube on Sunday 9th August at 6pm.

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Amy Beach (1867-1944)

Three Browning Songs Op 44 (Robert Browning (1812-1889))

The Year's at the Spring
Ah, Love, but a day!
I send my heart up to thee

Juliana Hall (b.1958)

from Of That So Sweet Imprisonment – 7 songs for contralto and piano on poems by James Joyce (James Joyce (1882-1941))

At That Hour When All Things Have Repose (vi.)

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

from Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson (Emily Dickinson (1830-1886))

Nature, the gentlest mother is (i.)
The world feels dusty (iv.)
Heart, we will forget him (v.)
I've heard an organ talk sometimes (x.)
The Chariot (xii.)

Charles Ives (1874-1954)

Two Little Flowers (Charles Ives & Harmony Twitchell (1876-1969))
Songs My Mother Taught Me (Alfred Heyduk (1835-1923), translated Natalie Macfarren (1826-1916))

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

A Nun Takes the Veil, Heaven-Haven (Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889))
from Hermit Songs Op 29
iii. St Ita's Vision (attributed to Saint Ita, 8th century, translated by Chester Kallman (1921-1975))
A Slumber Song of the Madonna (Alfred Noyes (1880-1958))
Thy Love (Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861))

Amy Beach (1867-1944)

from Three Browning Songs Op 44 (Robert Browning (1812-1889))

I send my heart up to thee