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Dale Warland Singers

Song NameComposer
The Hour GlassIrving Fine
- O know to end as to beginIrving Fine
- Have you seen the white lily growIrving Fine
- O do not wanton with those eyesIrving Fine
- Against JealousyIrving Fine
- LamentIrving Fine
- The Hour-GlassIrving Fine
Tom o'BedlamJacob Avshalomov
ReincarnationsSamuel Barber
- When again all these rare perfections meetSamuel Barber
- All-circling pointSamuel Barber
- His body was an orbSamuel Barber
- On a round ballSamuel Barber
- Nor do I doubtSamuel Barber
- See how the arched EarthSamuel Barber
Psalm 90 (Charles Ives)Charles Ives

Directed by Dale Warland

Reincarnations is a program of five American masterworks and includes one world premier recording (Tom o'Bedlam). "The Hour Glass" by Irving Fine is difficult and virtuosic cycle, written in a lyrical style just before his 12-tone experimentation. "Tom o'Bedlam" by Jacob Avshlomov is based on a text about one of the patients of the insane asylum, St. Mary of Bethlehem, in 16th century. Accompanied by oboe and percussion, this powerful piece mimics the nonsense and madness in the text. "Reincarnations" by Samuel Barber is a set of three pieces which uses James Stephen's re-writing of old Gaelic poetry and includes the absolutely gorgeous setting of "The Coolin (The Fair Haired One)." All of the works on this recording are demanding but skillfully sung by the incomparable Dale Warland Singers.

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Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | United States

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