The songs of Marc Blitzstein do not exactly trip off the tip of memory, but the man was a close friend and collaborator of Leonard Bernstein and the chance to revisit his work is not to be missed. The symphony referred to above was written in London in 1944 and premiered by Bernstein in New York. Click here for free download in his song ‘Then’, wonderful;y sung by Mary Carewe on a forthcoming Orchid release, with Philip Mayers as pianist and arranger.
This should work, after previous fluffs. Enjoy – I did.