Once I Was. Songs of Ricky Ian Gordon (Stacey Tappan & Ricky Ian Gordon)

Once I Was. Songs of Ricky Ian Gordon (Stacey Tappan & Ricky Ian Gordon)

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This collection of songs by America's most beloved composer, Ricky Ian Gordon, is arranged to tell a chronological life story -- childhood, growing up, falling in love, heartbreak, grieving the death of a loved one, and moving on -- and how music helps us through it all. Coloratura soprano Stacey Tappan, who has been hailed as a "magnificent discovery" (Forum Opéra), "a powerhouse voice..." (Chicago Sun-Times), "the much applauded..., with a stunning soprano voice" (La Voix du Nord), accompanied by the composer himself, delivers emotionally charged, heartfelt renditions of these gems of American vocal literature.

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1 I Am Cherry Alive                          3:46
2 The Special Picnic                         2:15
3 Afternoon On A Hill                        2:02
4 My Sister's New Red Hat                 3:08
5 Wild Swans                                   2:40
6 Joy                                             2:41
7 Run Away                                     4:37
8 Threnody                                      2:44
9 The Satin Dress                             2:48
10 The Red Dress                              3:03
11 Recuerdo                                     4:02
12 Song                                           4:50
13 Just An Ordinary Guy                      4:01
14 Poem                                          1:40
15 The More Loving One                     4:06
16 Otherwise                                   2:52
17 We Will Always Walk Together         5:41
18 An Old Fashioned Song                   4:40
19 What The Living Do                       6:43
20 Once I Was                                  3:48
21 who knows if the moon's a balloon    2:05
22 Poor Girl's Ruination/Dream Keeper     3:29