Songs of Logan Skelton: Dickinson Songs (Jennifer Goltz, Logan Skelton)

Songs of Logan Skelton: Dickinson Songs (Jennifer Goltz, Logan Skelton)

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This recording present two song cycles on poems by Emily Dickinson, “An Intimate Nature” and “Unknown Peninsula,” performed by soprano Jennifer Goltz and composer at the piano.

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Logan Skelton is a much sought after pianist, teacher and composer whose work has received international critical acclaim.  As a composer he has a special affinity for art song, having composed well over a hundred songs, including numerous song cycles. Critics have noted the close fusion of text and music in Skelton's songs, how words are “...illuminated with brilliance and deep emotional power” (American Record Guide).
This recording present two song cycles on poems by Emily Dickinson, “An Intimate Nature” and “Unknown Peninsula,” performed by soprano Jennifer Goltz and composer at the piano.

DICKINSON SONGS: An Intimate Nature (© 2005 by Logan Skelton) (35:44)
1. My River runs to thee – 1:58
2. How soft a Caterpillar steps – 2:48
3. Your Riches – taught me – Poverty 3:33
4. Within my Garden rides a Bird 1:45
5. A Thought went up my mind today – 3:27
6. If you were coming in the Fall 3:50
7. I reason, Earth is short – 2:57
8. I felt a Funeral, in my Brain 8:31
9. Good Morning – Midnight – 7:01
DICKINSON SONGS: The Unknown Peninsula (© 2008 by Logan Skelton) (34:57)
10. A word is dead 1:27
11. That I did always love 2:48
12. The Moon is distant from the Sea – 3:14
13. I had been hungry, all the Years – 2:30
14. Pain – has and Element of Blank – 2:15
15. She dealt her pretty words like Blades – 1:55
16. To be forgot by thee 2:49
17. A Rat surrendered here 2:10
18. The Whole of it came not at once – 3:49
19. If I’m lost – now 5:06
20. Now I lay thee down to Sleep 2:58
21. The earth has many keys. 4:04
Total Time: 70:41