John Musto

John Musto is well-established as a composer of concert song and opera.

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About

John Musto, a Brooklyn native educated at Manhattan School of Music, often performs with soprano Amy Burton. He has long been associated with the New York Festival of Song and has served as the new music advisor of this festival.

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Recordings

Crazy Jane

(George Crumb, David Leisner and John Musto)

2010

American Art Song Today: Alive!

(Daron Aric Hagen, Libby Larsen, John Musto and Joseph Turrin)

2009

John Musto: Songs

(John Musto)

2009

Shadow of the Blues

(John Musto)

2009

Dreamer - A Portrait of Langston Hughes

(Margaret Bonds, William Grant Still, Kurt Weill, Henry Burleigh, Robert Owens, John Musto, Ricky Ian Gordon, Howard Swanson, Jean Berger, Erik Santos and Florence Price)

2001

American Anthem: From Ragtime to Art Song

(Samuel Barber, Lee Hoiby, Charles Ives, John Musto, John Jacob Niles, Ned Rorem, Traditional, Aaron Copland and William Bolcom)

1998

American Anthem

(Samuel Barber, William Bolcom, Aaron Copland, Lee Hoiby, Charles Ives, John Musto, John Jacob Niles, Ned Rorem and Gene Scheer)

1998

American Song Recital

(Leonard Bernstein, William Bolcom, Paul Bowles, John Corigliano, John Woods Duke, Richard Hundley, Lori Laitman, John Musto and Richard Pearson Thomas)

1992

Works By Thomson, Bowles, Hoiby, Hundley

(Paul Bowles, Lee Hoiby, Richard Hundley, John Musto, Virgil Thomson and Tennessee Williams)

1988

Heartbeats: The AIDS Quilt Songbook

(William Bolcom, Chris DeBlasio, John Harbison, Libby Larsen, John Musto and Donald Wheelock)

1980

Songs

Angels Have I None/The Phoenix Prayer

John Musto

Katherine Mosby

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

as is the sea marvelous

John Musto

E. E. Cummings

Song Collection: Viva Sweet Love

Calypso

John Musto

W. H. Auden

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Chorale: Breathe on the Living

Kenneth Patchen

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Christmas Carol (To Jesus on His Birthday)

John Musto

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Song Collection: Quiet Songs

Confitébor/Bleach my bones

John Musto

Katherine Mosby

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Could Be

John Musto

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Shadow of the Blues

Crystal Palace Market

John Musto

James Laughlin

Song Collection: Viva Sweet Love

Dove Sta Amore

Song Collection

John Musto

James Agee

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Carl Sandburg

Dove Sta Amore

John Musto

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Song Collection: Dove Sta Amore

Enough Rope

Song Collection

John Musto

Dorothy Parker

For I Have Come So Long

John Musto

Katherine Mosby

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Heartbeats

John Musto

Melvin Dixon

Help Me to Laugh

John Musto

Katherine Mosby

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

How Many Little Children Sleep

John Musto

James Agee

Song Collection: Dove Sta Amore

I Stop Writing the Poem

John Musto

Tess Gallagher

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Intermezzo

John Musto

Song Collection: Quiet Songs

Island

John Musto

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Shadow of the Blues

Keep Watch

John Musto

Traditional

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Let Sing the Bedsprings

John Musto

Katherine Mosby

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Litany

John Musto

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Shadow of the Blues

Lullaby

John Musto

Léonie Adams

Song Collection: Quiet Songs

maggie and milly and molly and may

John Musto

E. E. Cummings

Song Collection: Quiet Songs

Maybe

John Musto

Carl Sandburg

Song Collection: Dove Sta Amore

Nude at the Piano

John Musto

Mark Campbell

Old Photograph

John Musto

Archibald MacLeish

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Palm Sunday: Naples

John Musto

Arthur Symons

Song Collection: Quiet Songs

Quiet Song

John Musto

Eugene O’Neill

Song Collection: Quiet Songs

Quiet Songs

Song Collection

Léonie Adams

E. E. Cummings

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Eugene O’Neill

Arthur Symons

Rome: In the Café

John Musto

James Laughlin

Song Collection: Viva Sweet Love

San Jose Symphony Reception (Flagrante delicto)

John Musto

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Sea Chest

John Musto

Carl Sandburg

Song Collection: Dove Sta Amore

Shadow of the Blues

Song Collection

John Musto

Langston Hughes

Silhouette

John Musto

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Shadow of the Blues

Some Last Words

John Musto

Mark Strand

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

sweet spring

John Musto

E. E. Cummings

Song Collection: Viva Sweet Love

Teach Me the Beauty

John Musto

Katherine Mosby

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Song Collection

John Musto

W. H. Auden

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Tess Gallagher

Archibald MacLeish

Katherine Mosby

Kenneth Patchen

Mark Strand

The Hangman at Home

John Musto

Carl Sandburg

Song Collection: Dove Sta Amore

The Two Priests & Music and Drum

John Musto

Archibald MacLeish

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Viva Sweet Love

Song Collection

John Musto

E. E. Cummings

James Laughlin

Words To Be Spoken

John Musto

Archibald MacLeish

Song Collection: The Book of Uncommon Prayer

You Came as a Thought

James Laughlin

Song Collection: Viva Sweet Love

Videos

Audio

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    Sheet Music

    Collected Songs Volumes (Musto)

    Composer(s): John Musto

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    Collected Songs Volumes (Musto)

    Composer(s): John Musto

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    Shadow of the Blues

    Composer(s): John Musto

    Song(s): 1. Silhouette
    2. Litany
    3. Island
    4. Could Be

    Buy via Hal Leonard

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