With A Song In My Heart

BGR117_Blanchard
About this CD

Sergei Kvitko accompanies lyric baritone Gerald J. Blanchard on this collection of African-American songs. (On the two song cycles by Dominic Dousa, composer is at the piano)

Track listing and samples

01 EV’RY TIME I FEEL DE SPIRIT H. T. Burleigh 03:08

02 WITNESS FOR MA LORD Traditional/Blanchard 02:30

03 THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS Margaret Bonds 03:54

04 GIVE ME JESUS Arr. by Moses Hogan 05:16

SIX SONGS ON THE POETRY OF LANGSTON HUGHES Dominic Dousa

05 The Dream Keeper 02:07

06 Mother to Son 03:44

07 Beggar Boy 02:07

08 As I Grew Older 06:38

09 Ma Lord 01:53

10 Judgment Day 02:56

11 DEATH OF AN OLD SEAMAN Cecil Cohen 02:49

12 GENIUS CHILD Robert Owens (From the Song Cycle “Mortal Storm”) 02:07

13 PRAYER H. Leslie Adams (From the Song Cycle “Night Songs”) 03:05

WITH A SONG IN MY HEART Dominic Dousa (Text by Gerald J. Blanchard)

14 A Letter From God 02:04

15 Music in the Air 02:30

16 Youngblood 02:41

Rene’s Lament

17 I Funeral 07:59

18 II Final Moments 04:18

19 III Cancer 04:21

20 Music in the Air (reprise) 01:59

21 WALK TOGETHER CHILDREN Arr. by Moses Hogan 03:14