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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    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

    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

    Recordings

    American Anthem

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

    1998

    American Anthem: From Ragtime to Art Song

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

    1998

    American Art Song Today: Alive!

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

    2009

    American Composers at Play

    (William Bolcom, Ricky Ian Gordon, Lori Laitman and John Musto)

    2020

    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

    Crazy Jane

    (George Crumb, David Leisner and John Musto)

    2010

    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

    Heartbeats: The AIDS Quilt Songbook

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

    1980

    Intersection: Jazz Meets Classical Song

    (Lee Hoiby and John Musto)

    2014

    John Musto: Songs

    (John Musto)

    2009

    The Opera America Songbook--Volume 1

    (Lowell Liebermann, Amy Lowell, Mark Campbell, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Shakespeare, Richard Danielpour, Daron Aric Hagen, Carl Sandburg and John Musto)

    2012

    Works By Thomson, Bowles, Hoiby, Hundley

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

    1988

    Shadow of the Blues

    (John Musto)

    2009

    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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