Katherine Jolly, soprano; Emily Yap Chua piano. Ten songs from poems by Emily Dickinson: No. 1 - I Dwell in Possibility; No. 2 - The Name - Of It - Is "Autumn"; No. 3 - The Bee Is Not Afraid of Me; No. 4 - Within My Garden Rides a Bird; No. 5 - These Are the Days When Birds Come Back; No. 6 - I'm Nobody! Who Are You?; No. 7 - Wild Nights - Wild Nights!; No. 8 - Dawn; No. 9 - Glee! The Great Storm Is Over!; No. 10 - The Shelter.
Elyse Anne Kakacek, soprano; Christopher Fecteau, piano. Eight songs from poems by Steven Kowit, from his 2006 book "Gods of Rapture": I - Behold the Archer’s Skill, II - In the Morning; III - Since First I Heard His Name; IV - When He Pressed His Lips; V - In the Madness; VI - Sometimes; VII - A Terrible Cry; VIII - Let the Flame of My Passion. (The first two songs are recorded on the same track.)
Claron McFadden, soprano; Nancy Braithwaite, clarinet; Michael Stirling, cello; Vaughan Schlepp, piano. Three songs from poems by W.S. Merwin from his 1973 "Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment": I - Moderate, despondent; II - Very slow and expressive, but in a steady tempo; III - Agitated.
Eliza Bagg and Sarah Brailey, sopranos; Mellissa Hughes and Kate Maroney, altos; Andrew Fuchs and Tomás Cruz, tenors; Thomas McCargar and Steven Hrycelak, basses. Seven songs from poems by James Wright from his 1963 "The Branch Will Not Break": I - Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota; II - Two Horses Playing in the Orchard; III - Two Hangovers, Number One; IV - From a Bus Window in Central Ohio, Just Before a Thunder Shower; V - Having Lost My Sons, I Confront the Wreckage of the Moon, Christmas 1960; VI - Two Hangovers, Number Two; VII - A Blessing.