An international cast of celebrated singers and string players perform recent songs and duets by Jake Heggie. Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian Mezzos Zheng Cao, Joyce DiDonato, Susan Graham, Frederica von Stade Tenor Paul Groves; Baritone Keith Phares Dawn Harms, violin; CarlaMaria Rodrigues, viola; Emil Miland, cello; Jake Heggie, piano Texts by Charlene Baldridge, Raymond Carver, Heggie, [more]
Mezzo-sopranos Frederica von Stade, Joyce Castle, Zheng Cao and Mary Phillips perform some of Jake’s recent works, including the complete cycles Statuesque and The Deepest Desire, plus selections from Winter Roses and The Starry Night. Also featured are performances by Eugenia Zukerman, flute; Carey Bell, clarinet; David Henderson, saxophone; Dawn Harms, violin; Emil Miland, cello; [more]
The Faces of Love – The Songs of Jake Heggie; Renee Fleming, Frederica Von Stade, Sylvia McNair, Carol Vaness, Nicolle Foland, Kristin Clayton, Zheng Cao, Brian Asawa (BMG/RCA Victor 63484) The Faces of Love has Sheet Music and Scores available from G. Schirmer/Hal Leonard in three songbooks. Tracks: 1. The Faces of Love: I shall [more]
Mezzo-soprano, violin, cello, piano. Commissioned by the Harmida Trio, San Francisco. Premiere: January 31, 2005 at Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco. Mezzo: Zheng Cao; Violin: Dawn Harms; Cello: Emil Miland; Piano: Laura Dahl. 1. The Minuet (Carver) 2. Simple (Carver) 3. The Best Time of the Day (Carver) Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials [more]
Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
Mezzo-soprano, cello and piano (three songs based on works written in 1986, revised). Dedicated to Zheng Cao. Premiere: April 26, 1998 at Old First Church, San Francisco. Mezzo-Soprano Zheng Cao; cellist Emil Miland; pianist Jake Heggie. 1. Before the Storm (Judyth Walker) 2. It sounded as if the streets were running (Emily Dickinson) 3. [more]
Collections are published Songbooks or books of compositions. The songs and arias are often found individually in Recordings as well as Compositions. One or more recordings have been made. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com. Score(s) available from G. Schirmer/Hal Leonard.