Howard Boatwright: An Exploration of His Songs for Voice and Piano
Kay, Jennifer, Journal of Singing
STANDING IN A CROWDED CHURCH on a Sunday afternoon, a capacity crowd had gathered to hear American soprano Helen Boatwright in recital on the occasion of her ninetieth birthday. Mrs. Boatwright, one of the original champions of the music of Charles Ives, presented a delightful recital programming a variety of American composers. But the scarcely known songs of her husband, Howard Boatwright, stood out as tiny jewels. Helen Boatwright provided access to original scores and granted personal interviews to this author, discussing the circumstances under which her husband's songs were composed.
During his career, Howard Boatwright (1918-1999) was an accomplished …
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Publication information: Article title: Howard Boatwright: An Exploration of His Songs for Voice and Piano. Contributors: Kay, Jennifer - Author. Journal title: Journal of Singing. Volume: 68. Issue: 2 Publication date: November/December 2011. Page number: 141+. © 2007 National Association of Teachers of Singing. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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