Serious Songs, Sad Faces – Mark Hetzler

Serious Songs, Sad Faces – Mark Hetzler
Catalog number: 347


01 Ordo Virtutum
comp: Hildegard Von Bingen
02 Gradual from Requiem
comp: Johannes Ockegham
03 Adieu Sweet Amarillis
comp: John Wilbye
04 Kyrie from Mass for Four Voices
comp: William Byrd
05 Dido's Lament from Dido and Aeneas
comp: Henry Purcell
06 Sinfonia from BWV #4
comp: Johann Sebastian Bach
07 Aria from BWV 51
comp: Johann Sebastian Bach
08 Ave Verum Corpus
comp: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
09 Der Doppelganger
comp: Franz Schubert
10 Andante from Symphony No. 5
comp: Felix Mendelssohn
11 Oh Death from Four Serious Songs
comp: Johannes Brahms
12 Sola, Perduta, Abandonata from Manon Lescaut
comp: Giacomo Puccini
13 The Two Blue Eyes of My Sweetheart
comp: Gustav Mahler
14 Kyrie from Mass In G Minor
comp: Ralph Vaughan Williams
15 The Harvest of Sorrow
comp: Sergei Rachmaninoff
16 Andantino from String Quartet No. 4
comp: Dmitri Shostakovich
17 Two Hymns- Hymn #1: With Breadth
comp: Vincent Persichetti
18 Two Hymns- Hymn #2: Tenderly
19 Simple Song from "Mass"
comp: Leonard Bernstein
20 New York Requiem
comp: Meredith Monk

This collection of works looks to the vocal repertoire as a source of music for exploring the variety of way composers convey the feelings of sorrow, loss and consolation.

For this recording, trombonist Mark Hetzler is accompanied by Lisa Leonard on piano, providing a calm, intimate musical setting for such emotional works.

Mark is the trombonist of the Empire Brass.

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