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Dale Warland Singers
Walden Pond

Song NameComposer
I Hate and I Love (Odi et Amo) (1981)Dominick Argento
I Hate and I loveDominick Argento
Let us live, my Clodia, and let us loveDominick Argento
Greetings, miss, with nose not smallDominick Argento
My woman says she will be no one'sDominick Argento
Was it a lioness from the mountains of LibyaDominick Argento
You promise me, my dearest lifeDominick Argento
Wrethced Catullus, put an end to this madnessDominick Argento
I hate and I loveDominick Argento
A Toccata of Galuppi's (1989)Dominick Argento
Walden Pond (1996):Dominick Argento
The PondDominick Argento
AnglingDominick Argento
ObservingDominick Argento
ExtollingDominick Argento
Walden's RevisitedDominick Argento

Directed by Dale Warland

1975 Pulitzer Prize in Music winner and winner of Fulbright and Guggenheim awards , Minnesota composer Dominick Argento marked his diamond jubilee in 2003 with performances of his works by the numerous musical organizations, including the Dale Warland Singers, who have commissioned him across the decades. First we have the first piece written for the group by Argento in 1981, "I Hate and I Love (Odi et Amo)," which includes percussion. Then "A Toccata of Galuppi's, a rhapsody for chamber choir, harpsichord and string quartet, with poetry by Robert Browning. The final piece, "Walden Pond," puts to music the outdoor musings of 19th century author and naturalist, Henry David Thoreau, including "The Pond," "Angling," "Observing," "Extolling" and "Walden Revisited." All songs are lightly accompanied. Extensive liner notes tell us all about the composer, the music and the group. Complex harmonies, dramatic phrasing--very few groups would attempt to perform this music; the DWS do it justice with professional elegance. Excellent!

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Choral | Primarily a cappella | Mixed | United States | Companion Songbook Available

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