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Songs for Soprano and Piano by composer Jake Heggie, setting the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

Date: 2014Composer: Jake HeggieText: Emily Dickinson

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Commissioned by the Ravinia Festival in celebration of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa’s 70th Birthday. First performance: Aug 12, 2014 at the Miller Theater, Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL, with soprano Kiri Te Kanawa and pianist Jake Heggie.

1. Silence
2. I’m Nobody! Who are You?
3. Fame
4. That I did always love
5. Goodnight



A Certain Slant of Light

(Aaron Copland, Jake Heggie and Michael Tilson Thomas)


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