Willard White (bass-baritone) and Eugene Asti (piano) perform music by Ives, Copland, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Bernstein and Gershwin at the Ulster American Folk Park, Armagh.
The conclusion of a series of concerts celebrating the music of American romantic composers.
Recorded on Independence weekend 2009 in the setting of the Ship and Dockside Gallery at Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, leading British bass-baritone Willard White performs and introduces a diverse solo programme, including works by Bernstein, Copland and Rogers and Hammerstein. He is accompanied by American pianist Eugene Asti.
Willard White (bass-baritone)
Eugene Asti (piano)
Ives: An Old Flame; In the Alley; Ilmenau; The Cage; Ich grolle nicht; Slow March; Berceuse; 1-2-3
Copland: The Boatmen's Dance; Long Time Ago; The Dodger; The Little Horses; Simple Gifts; At the River; I Bought Me a Cat
Rodgers and Hammerstein: Edelweiss (The Sound of Music); If I Loved You (Carousel); Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific); This Nearly Was Mine (South Pacific)
Bernstein: My House (Peter Pan); Who Am I? (Peter Pan); Tonight (West Side Story); Somewhere (West Side Story)
Gershwin: There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York (Porgy and Bess); Summertime (Porgy and Bess); I Got Plenty of Nothin' (Porgy and Bess).
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