Olson/De Cari Duo
Olson/De Cari Duo
Gioia De Cari, soprano | John Olson, guitar

Olson/De Cari Duo Recordings

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Eve's Diary (New)

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AVAILABLE OCTOBER 2018

New compositions and arrangements for guitar and voice commissioned by the Olson/De Cari Duo

Release concert December 7, 2018, 7:30 PM
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York City

Track listing

DAVID LEISNER | Texts by MARK TWAIN
Eve's Diary
    A Whole Day Old
    The Moon
    It
    First Sorrow
    Pink Dust
    Prayer

FRANK WALLACE | Poems by ROALD HOFFMANN
Men, Women and Molecules
    Somewhere
    The Scientific Method
    Men and Molecules
    Where Shall I Look for Her?
    Next Slide, Please

    Tsunami

ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM arranged by JOÃO LUIZ
Four Jobim Songs
    One-Note Samba
    Correnteza
    This Happy Madness
    Água de Beber

Arranged by CLARICE ASSAD
Five Intimate Theatre Songs
    This Moment (Bucchino)
    What Does He Want of Me (Darion & Leigh)
    I Had Myself a True Love (Arlen & Mercer)
    Bring Him Home (Schönberg, Kretzmer, & Boublil)
    Boston Beguine (Harnick)

 

Liner notes by the composers

 

Quiet Songs

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“On their debut CD, their interesting and varied backgrounds bring a unique perspective to the guitar and voice ensemble. New repertoire, fresh interpretations and a premiere recording of a piece by David Leisner make this a CD worth listening to.” — Urban Guitar

Track listing

HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (Aria)
Prelude No. 3

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
O Jesulein süß, O Jesulein mild
Sarabande (BWV 995)
Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier
Allemande (BWV 995)
Auf, auf! Mein Herz, mit Freuden

DAVID LEISNER
Outdoor Shadows (world premiere recording)
    Slow
    Homeward
    Yes, What?
    Seagulls
    Sing a Song of Juniper

JOHN W. DUARTE
Five Quiet Songs (Op. 37)
    Dirge in Woods
    Silence
    An Epitaph
    Omar's Lament
    The Birds

FREDERIC HAND
Missing Her
    (realization of improvisation section
     composed by DANIEL EICKMANN)

GEORGE GERSHWIN (arr. Duarte)
Somebody Loves Me
Summertime
The Man I Love
Love Is Here to Stay
They Can’t Take That Away from Me

 

Liner notes by J. Andrew Dickenson

 
Quiet Songs is full of jaw-dropping virtuosity.
— Science Friday Initiative