Quiet Songs

Quiet Songs is full of jaw-dropping virtuosity.” — Science Friday

“On their debut CD, their interesting and varied backgrounds bring a unique perspective to the guitar and voice ensemble. New repertoire, fresh interpretations and a premiere recording of a piece by David Leisner make this a CD worth listening to.” — Urban Guitar

Available at Amazon and CDBaby.

Click links below to hear samples.
Click here to read the liner notes by J. Andrew Dickenson.

Heitor Villa-Lobos
1. Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (listen)
2. Prelude No. 3: Homage to Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach
3. O Jesulein süß, O Jesulein mild (listen)
4. Sarabande from Lute Suite No. 3
5. Iche steh an deiner Krippen hier
6. Allemande from Lute Suite No. 3
7. Auf, auf! Mein Herz, mit Freuden

David Leisner
Outdoor Shadows
8. Slow
9. Homeward
10. Yes, What? (listen)
11. Seagulls
12. Sing a Song of Juniper

John W. Duarte
Five Quiet Songs
13. Dirge in Woods
14. Silence
15. An Epitaph (listen)
16. Omar’s Lament
17. The Birds

Frederic Hand
18. Missing Her (listen)
Improvisation section realized by Daniel Eickmann

George Gershwin (arr. John W. Duarte)
19. Somebody Loves Me (listen)
20. Summertime
21. The Man I Love
22. Love Is Here to Stay
23. They Can’t Take That Away from Me