From the recording Chords and Strings, Centuries of Songs for Voice and Guitar
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suzi more <email@example.com>
4:05 PM (38 minutes ago)
Lil Red Hen Records
Classical The Artists
Miss More has performed throughout USA and abroad as soloist w/choruses and orchestras.Was an award-winning collaborator w/ composer Loretta Jankowski, of a song cycle entitled Phoenix, published internationally by Boosey & Hawkes,in 1993 presented at the Los Angeles, California (1989), and Little Rock, Arkansas, National Association of Teacher's of singing (NATS) conventions. She is a recipient of several Lila Wallace/Reader's Digest Incentive Grants, for performance and research. A member of the NATS, NJ, NYC and National chapters. Also, a composer of jazz, folk and children's songs. Her voice teachers and coaches include Franco Rossi-Roudett, Terrence Shook, Helen Fenstermacher, Chloe Owens, Daniel Ferro, Marlena Malas, Dorothea Discala, Frank Valentino, Deborah Taylor, and Dolores Cassinelli. She has appeared in master classes with Elly Amelling, Jerome Hines, Judith Raskin, and Dalton Baldwin. Ms. Morehead holds a B.A. degree from Rutgers University, M.A. degree from Jersey City State College, and pursued studies at the Academy of Vocal Arts, in Philadelphia, and New York University..
Daryl Hester, a resident of Iselin, New Jersey, B.A. Kean University (1983) began guitar studies at the age of 10. Continuing his guitar studies with John Varner during his college years he performed in master classes’ presented by guitarist Eliot Fisk, Raymond Burley, Alice Artz, John McFeeley and Lutist Paul Odette and Richard Savino. Upon graduation he continued his studies with the late Patrick O’Brien. Mr. Hester has made guest appearances on radio and TV and has performed throughout the metropolitan area In 1988 Mr. Hester made his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall. Now a retired Music educator he is currently an Artist in residence for the Paterson Public Schools. Mr. Hester gives his thanks to God for equipping him with these musical treasures and allowing him to share them with the world.
Suzi More and Daryl Hester have been "early music" artists as well as performers of jazz, popular, classical and other genres. This CD is a composite of several very early compositions from the Renaissance period on music.Recorded and mastered by Max Caselnova at Clearcut Recording, Garfield, N.J.
1. "Mi Primer Verso" by Ernesto Cordero
Ernesto Cordero (b New York City) Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico (1963) Madrid Royal Conservatory, Spain, diploma 1971. Post-graduate work in composition w/ Roberto Caggiano in Rome, Italy, from 1972 to 1974, Julian Orbón New York, 1977 to 1978. Studied guitar 1961 to 1964 w/Jorge Rubiano later worked w/ Regino Sáinz de la Maza (Spain) 1960s. Alirio Díaz and Claudio de Angelis (Italy)1972. Since 1971, taught composition and guitar in the music department of the University of Puerto Rico. Music director (1980 to 1997) International Guitar Festival of Puerto Rico. Cordero's works include eight concertos (four for guitar, two for violin, one for flute-piccolo and one for the Puerto Rican cuatro), a variety of chamber works in which the guitar appears in diverse ensembles and numerous guitar solos, some of which have become standards.
"Mi Primer Verso" by Ernesto Cordero
Mi Primer Verso
Mi primer verso cómo fue ,quién sabe acaso lo soñé
o lo lloré, o lo sentí, o lo pensé
Acaso nunca lo escribí, no sé, no sé
My first verse how it was, who knows what I dreamed
or I cried, or I felt it, or I thought
Maybe I never wrote it, I dont know, I dont know