The art songs of this genre are characterized by a very careful attitude to every word, the finest lyricism, attention to details, mastery of vocal intonations. 1. Yes, It Was Just a Dream, lyrics by Maria Lokhvitskaya 2. Rumor, poem by Veronica Dolina 3. Bouquet of Forget-me-nots, poem by Igor Severyanin 4. Farewell, I’m Leaving, lyrics by Oscar Osenin Recorded at the Octaven Studio (NYC) by Kenneth Lawrence, tenor, and Margarita Zelenaia, piano.
FOUR ART SONGS BASED ON RUSSAN POETRY (in English) for tenor and piano (translated by Eugene Zelenyi)