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Charles Ives has grown into one of the most important American classical composers of international distinction, but it wasn’t always like this: Ives was frustrated by indifferent audiences and ambivalent critics throughout his entire career and most of his life. Tenor Ted Puffer is accompanied by pianists James Tenney and Philip Corner in performing this classical American songbook, which Ives originally published himself under the title 114 Songs. Continued on FW03345 Charles Ives Songs, Vol 2: 1915-1925.

  • Instrument(s) Piano.
  • Year of Recording 1965.
  • Record Label Folkways Records.
  • Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
  • Credits Artist Ted Puffer ; Recorded by Samuel Barclay Charters ; Produced by Samuel Barclay Charters ; Composed by Charles Ives ; Design by Ronald Clyne.
  • 101 General William Booth Enters Into Heaven Ted Puffer 5:36.
  • 102 The Indians Ted Puffer 2:03.
  • 103 The Children's Hour Ted Puffer 2:28.
  • 104 Canon Ted Puffer 1:19.
  • 105 Requiem Ted Puffer 1:58.
  • 106 Mists Ted Puffer 2:12.
  • 107 From: Paraclesus Ted Puffer 3:20.
  • 201 From: Lincoln the Great Commoner Ted Puffer 3:37.
  • 202 Like a Sick Eagle Ted Puffer 1:54.
  • 203 From: The Swimmers Te
    • Ted Puffer - Charles Ives: Songs, Vol. 1, 1894-1915 [CD]
    Publication Date20120530
    Publisher ImprintSmithsonian Institution

    Charles Ives Songs, Vol. 1: 1894-1915.

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