RADIO SERIES

Program 6: Ives the Chronicler

Charles Ives was unprecedented at suiting his musical style to the story he wanted to tell, and he created dozens of surprising “snapshots in song” of what it was like to be alive in America during his lifetime.

 

Song listings with composer / poet, performers, CD label, and CD number:

Memories
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner Classics 2564 60297-2

The Circus Band
from Five Street Songs
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
William Sharp, baritone; Steven Blier, piano
Albany Records TROY 077

1, 2, 3
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Helen Boatwright, soprano; John Kirkpatrick, piano
CRI CD 675

Remembrance
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Gerald Finley, baritone; Julius Drake, piano
Hyperion CDA 67516

Thoreau
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano
Tanglewood recital recording 22 July 2009

Feldeinsamkeit
Charles Ives / Hermann Allmers
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Armen Guzelimian, piano
Teldec 9031-72168-2

The Camp Meeting
Charles Ives / Charles Ives; Charlotte Elliott
Mary Ann Hart, mezzo-soprano; Dennis Helmrich, piano
Albany Records TROY 079

Serenity
Charles Ives / John Greenleaf Whittier
Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano
Nonesuch 9-71325-2

The Things Our Fathers Loved
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Michael Tilson-Thomas, piano
RCA 9026-63703-2

General William Booth Enters Into Heaven
Charles Ives / Vachel Lindsay
Donald Gramm, baritone; Richard Cumming, piano
Phoenix USA 178

Mists
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Susan Narucki, soprano; Alan Feinberg, piano
Decca 466 841-2

Ann Street
Charles Ives / Maurice Morris
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone; Michael Ponti, piano
DG (LP) 2530 696

The Cage
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Marni Nixon, soprano; John McCabe, piano
EMI 2 06631-2

The Children’s Hour
Charles Ives / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano
Tanglewood recital recording 22 July 2009

Two Little Flowers
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
William Sharp, baritone; Steven Blier, piano
DG (LP) 2530 696

Tom Sails Away
from Three Songs of the War
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano
Tanglewood recital recording 22 July 2009

On the Counter
Charles Ives / Charles Ives
Roberta Alexander, soprano; Tan Crone, piano
Etcetera KTC 1020

In the Mornin’
Charles Ives / Traditional
Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano
Nonesuch 9-71325-2