Bridge Across the Seas CD Cover

Bridge Across The Seas / Tilts pār jūrām
Canadian and Latvian composers
with Dzintra Erliha, piano
©2010 Vilma Indra Vitols

Track 1     Brunswick Avenue (excerpt) – Listen
                  words by Dennis Lee
                  music by Erik Ross

Track 4     in Just-Spring – Listen
                  from Four Lyrics of e.e.cummings

                  music by Imant Raminsh

from Dziesmiņas Amandai / Melodies for Amanda
music by Tālivaldis Ķeniņš

Track 8     Skaistākā princese – Listen
                  words by Aspāzija

Track 9     Grāmatas lasītāji – Listen
                  words by Jānis Rainis

Latvian Folksong

Track 17   Tautiešami roku devu – Listen
                  arranged by Pēteris Vasks
                  with Ilona Meija, flute &
                  Ivars Bezprozvanovs, cello

 

The Latvian National Opera Fund Dinner
Johanna Benjamin Memorial Award Presentation
Live Recording
September 17 2006

Track 1     Kaķupēdiņas – Listen
                  words by J. Akurāters
                  music by Jānis Kalniņš

Track 2     Ai zaļāi līdaciņa – Listen
                  folksong arranged by Tālivaldis Ķeniņš

Track 3     Bij rīta stunda – Listen
                  from the opera Baņuta by Alfrēds Kalniņš

Irisa Purens, Piano

 

 

The 49th Parallel
The Aldeburgh Connection
Live Recording
December 5 2004

Track 1     Ah! May the red rose live always – Listen
                  words & music by Stephen Foster

Track 2     Fair Weather – Listen
                  words by Dorothy Parker
                  music by John Hawkins

Track 3     Amor – Listen
                  words by Arnold Weinstein
                  music by William Bolcom

Bruce Ubukata, Piano Track 1
Stephen Ralls, Piano Track 2-3

 

 

Songs & Arias
Vilma Indra Vitols
2002

Track 1     Pauline's Aria from Pikovaya dama – Listen
Track 2     Seguidilla from Carmen – Listen
Track 3     Quel torrente from Giulio Cesare – Listen
Track 4     Qui sedes ad dexteram from Gloria – Listen
Track 5     Complainte de la Seine – Listen
Track 6     The Owl and the Pussycat – Listen

James Bourne, Piano

 

Onyx
Onyx Wind Quintet
1999

From Kindertotenlieder
Track 14     Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n – Listen
Track 16     Wenn dein Mütterlein – Listen

Gustav Mahler

Katherine Anderson, Arranger
Produced/mastered by Anton Kwiatkowski

 

Touch the Hem of His Garment
The Metropolitan United Church Choir and Friends
1999

From Five Mystical Songs
Track 12     I Got Me Flowers – Listen

R. Vaughan Williams

Patricia Phillips Wright, Organ
Edward Marshall, Recording Engineer

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