Arleen Auger, soprano
Dalton Baldwin, piano

Grammy nomination
Billboard Classical Chart A
Penguin Guide Rosette Disc

America’s great lyric soprano Arleen Auger made well over a hundred recordings in her remarkable career, but this disc of love songs from around the world was her own personal favorite.

Press Commentary:
Penguin Guide to Compact Discs: “This extraordinarily wide-ranging recital is a delight from the first song to the last… This cannot be too strongly recommended.”
Stereo Review: “Truly incomparable singing… There is something beautiful for everyone in ‘Love Songs.” Stereophile: “Musically speaking, Arleen Auger has to be one of this nation’s most meritorious natural resources.”
Los Angeles Times: “Listening to a song recorded by Arleen Auger, one might be inclined to credit the engineers for some of the apparent perfection. That any singer should be able to sustain such effortless lines, such pure and exquisitely gauged sound, so consistently, seems unbelievable. Believe it.”
Billboard: “Romance is the unifying theme, and Auger is a seductive interpreter.”

Complete Contents
1. AARON COPLAND: Pastorale
2. FERNANDO OBRADORS: Del Cabello mas sutil
5. JOSEPH MARX: Selige Nacht
7. PIETRO CIMARA: Stornello
8. ROGER QUILTER: Music, When Soft Voices Die
9. OSCAR STRAUSS: Je t’aime
10. ROGER QUILTER: Love’s Philosophy
11. ROBERT SCHUMANN: Widmung * Du bist wie eine Blume
12. RICHARD STRAUSS: Das Rosenband
13. GUSTAV MAHLER: Liebst du um Schonheit
14. JOAQUIN TURINA: Cantares
15. EDWARD LIPPE: How Do I Love Thee?
16. NOEL COWARD: I’ll Follow My Secret Heart
17. CHARLES GOUNOD: Serenade
18. FRANZ SCHUBERT: Liebe Schwarmt auf allen Wegen
19. FRANK BRIDGE: Love Went A’Riding
20. STEPHEN FOSTER: Why, No One to Love
21. STEFANO DONAUDY: O del mio amato ben
22. BENJAMIN BRITTEN: The Salley Gardens
23. AARON COPLAND: Heart, We Will Forget Him
24. FREDERICK LOEWE: Before I Gaze at You Again