Boom Times for the Art Song: A HyperHistory of Poetry and Music

The New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) presented an evening of nineteen new songs on Thursday, March 22, 2001 at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College in New York City. Entitled “Songbook for a New Century,” the program’s participants included soprano Jennifer Aylmer, mezzo-soprano Theodora Hanslowe, tenor Ted Schmitz, and baritone Mel Ulrich. Michael Barrett and Steven Blier, Artistic Directors of NYFOS, played the piano.

Blessing the Boats
Ricky Ian Gordon/Lucille Clifton
Milton Babbitt/John Hollander
Emeror’s New Suit
Zhou Long/Yan Li
A Song for Peace
Paquito D’Rivera/Annie Colina
Wooden Men
Daniel Bernard Roumain/Bill T. Jones
Silent Movie
Susan Botti/David Kirby
To The Unknown
Ned Rorem/Kenneth Koch
All Ways
Eve Beglarian/Stephen King
The Next Time
Lowell Liebermann/Mark Strand
Irrational Exuberance
Tobias Picker/Gene Scheer
John Musto/C.K. Williams
David Ludwig/Eledy Wagner
Anthony Davis/Quincy Troupe
Bright Moonlight
Chen Yi/Chen Yi
William Bolcom/Richard Tillinghast
John Zorn/[Vocalise]
Brother Fox
Amy Denio/Chris Cutler
Robert Beaser/Anthony Hecht
Marvelous Invention
John Corigliano/Mark Adamo
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