Let Beauty Awake - Jerad Mosbey (piano); Joshua Hopkins (baritone)
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  1. Songs of Travel, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  2. South of North, songs for voice & piano
  3. Blue Mountain Ballads, songs (4) for voice & piano
  4. Songs (3), for voice & piano, Op. 45
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Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins has a pleasant, chamber-sized sound, and he's competently accompanied on the piano by Jerad Mosbey. But the genius shown here is not in the singing but in the selection; Hopkins picks four works, none really well known, and puts them together in a delightful program loosely linked by themes of nature and wandering. The real find is the set of Blue Mountain Ballads by Paul Bowles, better known as a fiction writer. Written in 1946 to poems by Tennessee Williams, these four little humorous ...

Let Beauty Awake 2010, ATMA Classique

UPC: 722056261524

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