Track listing

 

Joseph Summer

01 Sycorax 5:27

For string quartet; from Invisible Women

Ulysses String Quartet | Christina Bouey violin 1

Rhiannon Banerdt violin 2   Colin Brookes viola   Grace Ho cello

 

Joseph Summer

02 Who Is Silvia? 3:32

Text by William Shakespeare; from The Two Gentlemen of Verona (IV, 2)

Thea Lobo mezzo-soprano

Franziska Huhn harp

 

Adolphus Hailstork

03 Who Is Silvia? 9:08

Text by William Shakespeare; from The Two Gentlemen of Verona (IV, 2)

Andrea Chenoweth soprano

Christina Bouey violin

Miroslav Sekera piano

 

Gerald Finzi

04 Who Is Silvia? 1:44

Text by William Shakespeare; from “Let us garlands bring” from Five Shakespeare Songs for voice and piano

Vera Savage mezzo-soprano

SangYoung Kim piano

 

Gustav Holst

05 The Floral Bandit 2:04

Text by Humbert Wolfe; from 12 Humbert Wolfe Songs, Opus 48

Omar Najmi tenor

SangYoung Kim piano

 

Franz Schubert

06 An Silvia 2:38

Text by William Shakespeare; from The Two Gentlemen of Verona (IV, 2)

Andrea Chenoweth soprano

Tim Ribchester piano

 

Franz Schubert, and subsequently, Joseph Summer

07 Come Thou Monarch of the Vine and HearingTranscript, OS8, #3 2:23

Text by William Shakespeare (aka Edward DeVere) and various

Ethan Bremner tenor   Andrea Chenoweth soprano   Andy Papas baritone

Ulysses String Quartet | Christina Bouey violin 1   Rhiannon Banerdt violin 2

Colin Brookes viola   Grace Ho cello   Miroslav Sekera piano

 

Robert Schumann, arr. Aribert Reimann

Sechs Gesänge, opus 107

Text by Titus Ulrich, Eduard Mörike, Paul Heyse, (Johann) Gottfried Kinkel, and (Karl) Wolfgang Müller von Königswinter

Andrea Chenoweth soprano

Ulysses String Quartet | Christina Bouey violin 1

Rhiannon Banerdt violin 2   Colin Brookes viola   Grace Ho cello

08  Herzeleid 1:38

09 Die Fenster klär’ 2:04

10  Der Gärtner 1:25

11  Auf dem Dorf in den Spinnstuben 1:10

12  Ich zieh’ so allein in den Wald hinein! 2:15

13  Es ist so still geworden 2:30

 

Roger Quilter

14  Arab Love Song 1:28

Text by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Ethan Bremner tenor   Tim Ribchester piano

 

Gerald Finzi

15 O Mistress Mine 1:45

Text by William Shakespeare; from The Twelfth Night (II, 3)

Ethan Bremner tenor   Tim Ribchester piano

 

Francis Poulenc

16  Fancy 1:24

Text by William Shakespeare; from The Merchant of Venice (III, 2)

Julia Cavallaro mezzo-soprano   Tim Ribchester piano

 

Joseph Summer

17  The Quality of Mercy is Not Strained, OS2, #4 5:52

Text by William Shakespeare; from The Merchant of Venice (IV, 1)

Ryu-Kyung Kim mezzo-soprano   SangYoung Kim piano

 

Joseph Summer

18  Hath Not a Jew Eyes, OS2, #5 7:22

Text by William Shakespeare; From The Merchant of Venice (III, 1)

Andy Papas baritone   Ethan Bremner tenor   Miroslav Sekera piano

Ulysses String Quartet | Christina Bouey violin 1    Rhiannon Banerdt violin 2

Colin Brookes viola   Grace Ho cello   Pascale Delache-Feldman double bass

 

Joseph Summer

19  The Dumbshow, OS5, #1 17:43

Text by William Shakespeare; from Hamlet (III, 2)

Miroslav Sekera piano

 

CREDITS

 

All Tracks recorded April 10, 2017, April 29-30, 2018, April 8-10 & October 1, 2019

at Mechanics Hall in Worcester MA

Producer Joseph Summer

Recording Engineer Joseph Chilorio

 

Music Directors:

Brett Hodgdon (1, 2, 4, 5)

Tim Ribchester (3, 6-13)

John McGinn (14)

 

 

Executive Producer Bob Lord

 

Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R Director Brandon MacNeil

 

VP, Audio Production Jeff LeRoy

Audio Director Lucas Paquette

Mastering Shaun Michaud

 

VP, Design & Marketing Brett Picknell

Art Director Ryan Harrison

Design Edward A. Fleming

Publicity Patrick Niland, Sara Warner

 

 

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