Hyperion Records

Evening
First line:
Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray
composer
1921; closing quotation is from Beethoven's Piano Sonata Les Adieux
author of text
1667; Paradise Lost, 4: 598-604

Recordings
'Ives: Romanzo di Central Park & other songs' (CDA67644)
Ives: Romanzo di Central Park & other songs
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Evening
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Evening was composed in 1921; the words are from Milton’s Paradise Lost. Apparently at one time this was intended as the first item in 114 Songs, which proceeds in reverse chronological order from latest to earliest songs. (It is now the second item.) The mood is valedictory, suggesting a gentle harmony of all life, and closing with a quotation from Beethoven’s Piano Sonata ‘Les Adieux’.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 2008

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67644 track 24
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-08-64424
Duration
1'59
Recording date
20 February 2007
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Ives: Romanzo di Central Park & other songs (CDA67644)
    Disc 1 Track 24
    Release date: February 2008
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