Publisher: G. Schirmer, Inc.
Format: Softcover with CD
with a CD of performances and accompaniments
including the first publication of two early songs
Includes the first ever publication and recording of two early songs: “Mother, I cannot mind my wheel,” and “Hey nonny no!” These songs were chosen as being especially useful for student singers. Also includes the little known “Slumber Song of the Madonna” and “Strings in the earth and the air,” both published in Barber: Ten Early Songs (50482014). The lovely recorded performances will help teachers and students to become familiar with these songs.
Contents: Bessie Bobtail • The Crucifixion • The Daisies • Hey nonny no! • Mother, I cannot mind my wheel • The Secrets of the Old • A Slumber Song of the Madonna • Strings in the earth and air • Sure on this shining night • With rue my heart is laden