Songs For Adam


Songs For Adam is a song cycle by James Primosch setting the poetry of Susan Stewart. The cycle is for baritone and orchestra.

Songs For Adam was commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The world premiere took place on October 29th, 2009 with Brian Mulligan, baritone, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis in Chicago, Illinois.

Texts: Susan Stewart

1. Adam lay a-bounden, bounden in a bond
2. The names
3. The dream (four thousand winters thought he not too long)
4. The cool of the evening
5. Lullabye
6. As clerkes find written in their book

[The texts for these songs is not available.]

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