Songs For The Dawn Of Peace

Leon Lishner

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Released Jun 19, 2016
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Operatic bass-baritone Leon Lishner and friends perform a collection of international folk songs concerning war, battle, and peace. Lishner is joined by Roger Nelson (tenor and musical coordinator), Thomasa Eckert (soprano), Rinde Eckert (tenor), Carol Sams (mezzo-soprano), Clan Stewart Pipe Band (track 2, and others. For more detailed information about the songs in this 2-LP set, see the Freedman Catalogue at the University of Pennsylvania. Leon Lishner entry at WikipediaLeon Lishner obituary in the New York Times   TRACK LIST   LP 1 01 - The Minstrel Boy (Ireland, Thomas Moore) 02 - Skye Boat Song/ Scots Wha Hae Wi' Wallace Bled (Scotland) 03 - La Comagnola/ Ah, Ca Ira (Italy) 04 - Wir Sind Des Geyers Schwarzer Haufen (We are Geyer's Black Company)/ Kevin Barry (Ireland) 05 - Riflemen Of Bennington (USA) 06 - Los Cuatro Generales/ Viva La Quince Brigada (Spain) 07 - Zog Nit Keynmol (Don't Say Never, Jewish) 08 - Shtil di Nacht iz Oysgeshternt (Silent The Starry Night, Jewish) 09 - Die Moorsoldaten (Peat Bog Soldiers, Germany) 10 - En Passant Par La Lorraine (Through Lorraine, France) 11 - Varshavianka (The Song of Warsaw, Poland) 12 - S'dremlen Feygl Oyf Di Tsvaygn (Birds Are Drowsing In The Branches, Jewish lullaby) 13 - When Johnny Comes Marching Home (USA)/ Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye (England)   LP 2 01 - In Peace For Evermore (JS Bach, England) 02 - Tenting Tonight On The Old Camp Ground (USA) 03 - Tachanka (Machine Gun Cart, Russia) 04 - Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier (England, on Irish Tune Siúil a Rún) 05 - Avenging And Bright (Ireland, Thomas Moore) 06 - John Brown's Body (USA) 07 - The Battle Of Shiloh's Hill (USA) 08 - Beloved Comrade (USA for Roosevelt, Popular in Spain) 09 - Oh What A Charming Thing's A Battle (England from The Recruiting Serjeant) 10 - La Complainte du Partisan (Song Of The French Partisan, France) 11 - Shir Hapalmach (Song Of The Palmach, Jewish) 12 - Song of Great Wall (Liu Hsueh- An, China) 13 - 13 - Ain't Gonna Study War No More (Down by the Riverside, USA)