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author of text

This work was written in 1987 by one of America’s finest young composers of song, John Musto. I first met John in 1973 when he was my student in a music history class I taught at the Manhattan School of Music. It is gratifying indeed to know that his talents are so appreciated now. John’s songs are sung throughout America by many of the young classical singers studying voice in our music conservatories and colleges. Triolet is a touching—somewhat nostalgic-sounding—slow ragtime piece that recalls a quieter age. The text is heavenly in its tenderness.

from notes by Robert White 1997


My Garden
CDA66937Archive Service
Sure on this shining night


Track 28 on CDA66920 [1'03]
Track 21 on CDA66937 [1'19] Archive Service

Track-specific metadata for CDA66920 track 28

Recording date
31 July 1996
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Sure on this shining night (CDA66920)
    Disc 1 Track 28
    Release date: April 1997
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