The Music of Langston Hughes

Genius Child – High Voice


Product Description

Genius Child

High Voice

P/V/G Composer Collection

  •  P/V/G Composer Collection
  •  Hal Leonard

Ricky Ian Gordon is a very talented modern composer whose compositions have been performed worldwide. He is equally at home writing for the concert hall, opera, dance, theatre and film. This collection is a cycle of ten songs for voice and piano using poems by Langston Hughes. Includes: Border Line • Joy • Kid In The Park • My People • Prayer • Winter Moon

Song List

  • Border Line
  • Genius Child
  • Joy
  • Kid In The Park
  • My People
  • Prayer
  • Strange Hurt
  • To Be Somebody
  • Troubled Woman
  • Winter Moon

A Little About Ricky Ian Gordon

Ricky Ian Gordon, born on May 15, 1956, in Oceanside, NY, and raised on Long Island, embarked on a remarkable journey in the world of music. His passion for piano, composition, and acting led him to Carnegie Mellon University, where he honed his craft. Eventually, he found his artistic home in the bustling heart of New York City.

In the vibrant cultural landscape of the city, Ricky Ian Gordon swiftly emerged as a prominent figure in the realm of vocal music. His compositions span a diverse spectrum, encompassing art songs, opera, and musical theater. Renowned singers from around the world have graced their voices with his music, including luminaries such as Renee Fleming, Dawn Upshaw, Nathan Gunn, Judy Collins, Kelli O’Hara, Audra MacDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, Nicole Cabell, the late Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Frederica Von Stade, Nadine Sierra, Andrea Marcovicci, Harolyn Blackwell, and Betty Buckley, among a multitude of others.

Product Details

  •  #HL 00313043
  •  9780793561971
  •  073999130430
  •  9.0″
  •  12.0″
  •  52 Pages

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The Music of Langston Hughes

Inspired by his messages of justice, freedom, and the hope that a brighter future lies ahead, notable composers and arrangers have beautifully coupled Langston Hughes' passionate words with equally captivating music.

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