Arthur Shepherd: Selected Works [CD] - Grant Johannesen and Friends

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Utah-born Arthur Shepherd was the founding assistant conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra and one of the Mountain West's brightest musicians. The focus here is Shepherd's skill as a composer. His works are collected here thanks to a grant from the Heritage Series and the energies of his friend and contemporary, pianist Grant Johannesen.

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TRACKS

Quintet for Pianoforte and Strings [1940]
Grant Johannesen, piano, and the Abramyan String Quartet
1. Movement 1 Andante; Allegro agitato

2. Movement II Andante con fermezza

3. Movement III Allegro spiritu


Selected Songs
JoAnn Ottley, Soprano; Grant Johannesen, piano
4. Matin Song [1948]
Thomas Heywood [words]

5. He Came All So Still [ca. 1950]
Medieval Christmas Carol [words]

6. The Lost Child [1908]
James Russell Lowell [words]

7. Nocturn [1907]
James Russell Lowell [words]

8. Solitude [1907]
Harold Munro [words]

9. Where Loveliness Keeps House [1931]
Madison Cawein [words]


Selected Works for Piano Solo
10. Two-Step [1939]
Rhoda Vaun Young

11. Exotic Dance No 1 [1928]
Rhoda Vaun Young

12. From a Mountain Lake [1927]
Grant Johannesen

13. Gigue Fantasque [1931]
Grant Johannesen



CREDITS

Executive Producer: David M. Randall, Administrator Heritage Endowment

Producers: Robert Cundick and Grant Johannesen

Recording Engineers: Jon Holloman and Glen Glancy

Digital Editing and Premastering: Glen Glancy and Bill Lightner, Omni Recording

Project Coordinator: Ron Simpson, Tantara

Tantara Records, a division of the Brigham Young University School of Music, is part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. 

Performance Credits

Grant Johannesen, piano
Tracks 1-9, 12, 13

Abramyan String Quartet
Tracks 1-3

JoAnn Ottley, soprano
Tracks 4-9

Rhoda Vaun Young, piano
Tracks 10, 11