NED ROREM (b.1925): Evidence of Things Not Seen.
Catalogue Number: 01J079
Reference: TROY 963/64
Description: Rorem's long-time dream of an ambitious song-cycle for four solo voices and piano was realized in 1997 by a grant from the New York Festival of Song. America's premiere song-composer chose 36 poems or prose segments from24 authors (although three, Auden, Whitman and Paul Goodman provide a third of them), arranged in three parts - "Beginnings", "Middles" and "Ends" - which encompass the life cycle. 2 CDs for the price of 1. Texts included. Tammy Tyburczy (soprano), Alexis Barthelemy (mezzo), Glenn Alamilla (tenor), James J. Kee (baritone), Mikael Eliasen (piano).