New CD from soprano
Melanie Helton

and pianist/composer
Ricky Ian Gordon

on

Blue Griffin label


Track listing

1. Once I Was 3:54

2. I Am Cherry Alive 3:37

3. My Sister’s New Red Hat 2:51

4. Air 2:22

5. Little Horse 4:17

6. Poem (Lana Turner Has Collapsed!) 1:40

7. We Sat Smoking at a Table... 4:03

8. Coyotes 2:54

9. An Old Fashioned Song 4:11

10. If You Can 6:50

11. Spell Against Sorrow 5:10

12. Will There Really Be A “Morning”? 4:54

13. The Red Dress 2:53

 and flowers pick themselves (Five Songs for Soprano and Orchestra)
14. i thank You God for most this amazing 4:07
15. why did you go 3:36
16. Thy fingers make early flowers of 2:02
17 anyone lived in a pretty how town   7:25
18 who knows if the moon's  2:12

19. blessing the boats 3:31

  Melanie Helton, soprano
Ricky Ian Gordon, piano (Tracks 1-13, 19)

Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra
Raphael Jiménez, conductor (Tracks 14-18)