Songs of Lightness and Angels
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Recording of Arnold Rosner's oeuvre of songs is now completed with this 2-CD set.

With this 2-CD recording, the complete oeuvre of Arnold Rosner's songs is now available on compact disc. The texts range widely and their sources range from the gospel according to St. Luke and the Jewish Aramaic liturgy to Rosner's friends poems. The predominant language is English, but there are songs in Aramaic, French, German and Finnish as well. Born in 1945, Arnold Rosner attended New York University where he majored in mathematics and music. He formally undertook music composition study at the State University of New York at Buffalo, receiving the first Ph.D. in music awarded by that institution. He exemplifies the composite career of a diversely talented musician. He has taught at several colleges, was music director at WNYU and assistant music director of WNYC and is a capable conductor and pianist. He is the recipient of seven awards from ASCAP and a five-time recipient of Meet the Composer grants.
Contents:
Arnold Rosner, composer
Psalm XXIII, Op. 22
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Arnold Rosner, composer
The Leaving Light, Op. 55
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Arnold Rosner, composer
Three Elegiac Songs, Op. 58
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Arnold Rosner, composer
Minstrel to an Unquiet Lady, Op. 77
Jonathan Goodman, tenor, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Arnold Rosner, composer
Into Thy Hands from The Chronicle of Nine, Op. 81
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Arnold Rosner, composer
A Plaintive Harmony, Op. 85
Daniel Grabois, horn

Arnold Rosner, composer
Songs of Lightness and Angels, Op. 90
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Daniel Grabois, horn, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Arnold Rosner, composer
Poseidon, Op. 96
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Arnold Rosner, composer
Of Songs and Sonnets, Op. 108
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Jeffrey Grossman, harpsichord

Arnold Rosner, composer
To the Keen Stars, Op. 111
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Arnold Rosner, composer
Strictly Personals, OP. 116
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano, Margaret Kampmeier, piano

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