Cover image for An AIDS quilt songbook : sing for hope.
An AIDS quilt songbook : sing for hope.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Publication Information:
[Yonkers, NY] : GPR Records, [2014]
Physical Description:
1 audio disc (1:17:34) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Title from disc label.

"All profits from this recording are donated to amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS research."--Container.

Program notes and song texts ([42] pages : illustrated, portraits) inserted in container.

Compact disc.
1. Across the sea / words and music by Kevin Oldham (Joyce DiDonato, mezzo ; Kenneth Merrill, piano) -- 2. Autumn / words by Walter De La Mare ; music by Robert Chesley (Noah Stewart, tenor ; Kenneth Merrill, piano) -- 3. Run away / words and music by Ricky Ian Gordon (Nicole Cabell, soprano ; Ricky Ian Gordon, piano) -- 4. Ordinary / words by Herschel Garfein ; music by Fred Hersch (Michael Slattery, tenor ; Fred Hersch, piano) -- 5. No giggly time / words and music by Herschel Garfein (Monica Yunus, soprano ; Thomas Bagwell, piano) -- 6. What lips my lips have kissed / poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay (read by Sharon Stone) -- 7. Hold my hand / words by Sam Stewman ; music by Mary Carol Warwick (Matthew Polenzani, tenor ; Gregg Kallor piano) -- 8. Atripla! / words and music by Eric Reda (Jamie Barton, mezzo ; Kenneth Merrill, piano) -- 9. Her final show / words by Rafael Campo ; music by Drew Hemenger (Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor ; Thomas Bagwell, piano) -- 10. Hold on : Pueblo Indian prayer / music by Gilda Lyons (Susanna Phillips, soprano ; Thomas Bagwell, piano) -- 11. Morning lullaby / words from a letter by Frank Logan ; music by Cristina Pato (Lester Lynch, baritone ; Cristine Pato, piano) -- 12. Year that trembled and reel'd beneath me ; Look down fair moon / poems by Walt Whitman (read by Ansel Elgort) -- 13. Away, but not far away / words by Herschel Garfein ; music by Robert Aldridge (Monica Yunus, soprano 1, Camille Zamora, soprano 2 ; Thomas Bagwell, piano) -- 14. Retro / words by Gavin Geoffrey Dillard ; music by Glen Roven (Daniel Okulitch, baritone ; Glen Roven, piano) -- 15. Union / words by Royce Vavrek ; music by Paola Prestini (Isabel Leonard, mezzo ; Thomas Bagwell, piano) -- 16. The far shore / words by Meera Bai ; music by Kamala Sankaram (Sean Panikkar, tenor ; Thomas Bagwell, piano) -- 17. Litany / words by Langston Hughes ; music by John Musto (Sasha Cooke, mezzo ; John Musto, piano) -- 18. Everyone sang / poem by Siegried Sassoon (read by Sharon Stone) -- 19. One child / words by Sara Cooper ; music by Gregg Kallor (Melody Moore, soprano ; Gregg Kallor, piano) -- 20. Zero plus anything / words by Jane Hirshfield ; music by Tania León (Keith Phares, baritone ; Thomas Bagwell, piano) -- 21. Let it go / words by Michael Estok ; music by Carol Barnett (Adrienne Danrich, soprano ; Thomas Bagwell, piano) -- 22. If I ... / words by Emily Dickinson ; music by Lori Laitman (Randall Scarlata, baritone ; Anthony McGill, clarinet ; Lori Laitman, piano) -- 23. At last / words by Wendell Berry ; music by Scott Gendel (Camille Zamora, soprano ; Yo-Yo Ma, cello ; Scott Gendel, piano).
Added Author:

Added Title:
What my lips have kissed.

Look donw fair moon.

Everyone sang.

Year that trembled and reel'd beneath me.
Format :
Music CD


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VOCAL .ZA2884 AID Compact Disc Central Library
VOCAL .ZA2884 AID Compact Disc Audio Visual

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Composers and artists from around the globe have been commissioned to create works that provide a portrait of AIDS today. Among those featured here are Sharon Stone, Yo-Yo Ma, Joyce DiDonato, and Noah Stewart.