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Roberta Alexander - Copland: Songs album mp3
Vocal Music
  • Performer:
    Roberta Alexander
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    Copland: Songs
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    Vocal Music
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    1883 megabytes
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Listen to albums and songs from Roberta Alexander. Gershwin: Porgy & Bess. Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

Roberta Alexander (born 3 March 1949, in Lynchburg, Virginia) is an American operatic soprano. She began her career as a leading soprano in 1975 and spent the next three decades performing principal roles with opera houses internationally. More recently she has performed secondary character roles on stage, including performances at the Grand Théâtre de Provence in 2013, La Scala in 2014, and La Monnaie in 2015.

Album · 1993 · 9 Songs. Three Orchestrated Songs, Nocturne. 6. Three Orchestrated Songs, Sure On This Shining Night.

Roberta Alexander established herself as one of the leading American sopranos in the latter quarter of the twentieth century, both on the operatic stage and as an orchestral soloist. She has recorded with several major labels, including BMG, Philips, Sony, and Teldec, and has remained an active performer in the new century. Born in Lynchburg, VA, on March 3, 1949, Roberta Alexander was raised in a musical family, regularly attending her mother's vocal concerts. She enrolled at the University of Michigan, where she studied voice from 1969-1971

ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG releases his debut album, A Year of Songs today. Listen to the full album FREE here right. Daily Express Online readers can listen to a free exclusive stream of Alexander Armstrong's debut album, A Year Of Songs, 24 hours before the album is even released. The popular entertainer also tells Express Online what inspired his choice of songs on his debut record. Next: listen to a year of songs free. He tells Express Online that, first and foremost he selected many of the classics on the album because of his life-long love of them. In fact, he tells us, he has been singing many of them since he was a wee small child. It all dates back to my first school, Mowden Hall, he recalls.


Roberta Alexander - Primary Artist, Soprano (Vocal)
Malcolm Crowthers - Photography
e.e. cummings - Lyricist
Emily Dickinson - Lyricist
Peter Dickinson - Liner Notes
Roy Emerson - Engineer, Producer
Breda Fogarty - Production Assistant
Matthew Ford - Photography
Vivian Perlis - Liner Notes, Publishing
Roger Vignoles - Piano

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
Songs (3), for voice & piano
1 A Summer Vacation Roberta Alexander 2:22
2 Night Roberta Alexander 4:01
3 My Heart is in the East Roberta Alexander 2:13
4 Old Poem, song for voice & piano Roberta Alexander 3:08
5 Pastorale, song for voice & piano Roberta Alexander 2:29
6 Alone, song for voice & piano Roberta Alexander 2:04
7 Poet's Song, song for voice & piano Roberta Alexander 1:58
Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson, song cycle for voice & piano (orchestrated 1970 as "Poems (8) of Emily Dickinson")
8 No. 1, Nature, the Gentlest Mother Roberta Alexander 4:05
9 No. 2, There Came a Wind Like a Bugle Roberta Alexander 1:30
10 No. 3, Why Do They Shut Me Out of Heaven? Roberta Alexander 2:10
11 No. 4, The World Feels Dusty Roberta Alexander 1:47
12 No. 5, Heart, We Will Forget Him Roberta Alexander 1:52
13 No. 6, Dear March, Come In! Roberta Alexander 2:18
14 No. 7, Sleep Is Supposed to Be Roberta Alexander 3:07
15 No. 8, When They Come Back Roberta Alexander 2:03
16 No. 9, I Felt a Funeral in My Brain Roberta Alexander 2:04
17 No. 10, I've Heard an Organ Talk Sometimes Roberta Alexander 2:16
18 No. 11, Going to Heaven! Roberta Alexander 2:50
19 No. 12, The Chariot Roberta Alexander 3:33
Old American Songs, for voice & piano, Book 1
20 No. 1, The Boatmen's Dance Roberta Alexander 3:05
21 No. 2, The Dodger Roberta Alexander 2:02
22 No. 3, Long Time Ago Roberta Alexander 2:27
23 No. 4, Simple Gifts Roberta Alexander 1:35
24 No. 5, I Bought Me a Cat Roberta Alexander 2:09
Old American Songs, for voice & piano, Book 2
25 No. 1, The Little Horses Roberta Alexander 2:27
26 No. 2, Zion's Walls Roberta Alexander 2:32
27 No. 3, The Golden Willow Tree Roberta Alexander 3:33
28 No. 4, At the River Roberta Alexander 2:57
29 No. 5, Ching-a-ring Chaw Roberta Alexander 1:32