VA - Daron Hagen: 21st Century Song Cycles
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 73:44 min | 284 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 27 | Rls.date: 2017
Although he is a prolific composer of operas, symphonies and concertos, songs lie at the core of Daron Hagens output. With over 350 published art songs, he has embraced and extended the great lineage of American song exemplified by Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein and Ned Rorem, and is now considered one of the foremost 21st-century composers for the voice. The meticulously crafted and wholly idiomatic examples included here have been recorded under the composers supervision with his chosen performers, members of Lyric Fest, Philadelphias renowned song series.