Jamie Barton - Unexpected Shadows (24/96 FLAC)
Jamie Barton – Unexpected Shadows (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Jake Heggie
Performer: Jamie Barton, Jake Heggie, Matt Haimovitz
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Pentatone
Release: 2020
Size: 0.99 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

he Breaking Waves
01. No. 3, Music

The Work at Hand
02. No. 1, Original Origami
03. No. 2, Warrior 1
04. No. 3, The Slow Seconds

If I Were You
05. I Don’t Have to Do a Thing

Iconic Legacies (First Ladies at the Smithsonian)
06. No. 1, Eleanor Roosevelt [Marian Anderson’s Mink Coat]
07. No. 2, Mary Todd Lincoln [Abraham Lincoln’s Hat]
08. No. 3, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis [White House Christmas Card, 1963]
09. No. 4, Barbara Bush [The Muppets]

Of Gods and Cats
10. No. 1, In the Beginning
11. No. 2, Once Upon a Universe

12. No. 1, Henry Moore Reclining Figure in Elmwood
13. No. 2, Pablo Picasso Head of a Woman, 1932
14. No. 3, Hatshepsut the Divine Potter
15. No. 4, Alberto Giacometti Standing Woman, 1948
16. No. 5, Winged Victory We’re Through

Star mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton presents a recital of songs by American composer Jake Heggie, with the composer at the piano. UNEXPECTED SHADOWS is a celebration in words and music of powerful, exceptional women. The program contains four song cycles, a single song, and an opera aria. The Work at Hand, set to poetry of the late Laura Morefield, contemplates on the brave fight against cancer that she, and millions with her, went through. Matt Haimovitz cello playing adds an extra layer to this profoundly moving song.

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