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Classical singer Julia Bullock makes her solo recording debut, Walking in the Dark, December 9, 2022 on Nonesuch Records. Bullock is joined on the album by London’s Philharmonia Orchestra led by Christian Reif for Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and a song from John Adams’s El Nińo. With Reif on piano she also performs a traditional spiritual and songs by Oscar Brown, Jr., Billy Taylor, and Sandy Denny. The album will be announced with the track “One By One,” which was originally recorded by the reclusive singer/songwriter Connie Converse. Julia Bullock is an American classical singer who combines versatile artistry with a probing intellect and commanding stage presence, she has headlined productions and concerts at preeminent arts institutions around the world. She is also a prominent voice of social consciousness and activism

Classical singer Julia Bullock makes her solo recording debut, Walking in the Dark, December 9, 2022 on Nonesuch Records. Bullock is joined on the album by London’s Philharmonia Orchestra led by Christian Reif for Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and a song from John Adams’s El Nińo. With Reif on piano she also performs a traditional spiritual and songs by Oscar Brown, Jr., Billy Taylor, and Sandy Denny. The album will be announced with the track “One By One,” which was originally recorded by the reclusive singer/songwriter Connie Converse. Julia Bullock is an American classical singer who combines versatile artistry with a probing intellect and commanding stage presence, she has headlined productions and concerts at preeminent arts institutions around the world. She is also a prominent voice of social consciousness and activism

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Walking In The Dark [LP]
Artist: Julia Bullock
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $24.98
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. BROWN BABY
2. ONE BY ONE
3. MEMORIAL DE TLATELOLCO
4. CITY CALLED HEAVEN
5. I WISH I KNEW HOW IT WOULD FEEL TO BE FREE
6. KNOXVILLE: SUMMER OF 1915, OP. 24
7. WHO KNOWS WHERE THE TIME GOES

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Classical singer Julia Bullock makes her solo recording debut, Walking in the Dark, December 9, 2022 on Nonesuch Records. Bullock is joined on the album by London’s Philharmonia Orchestra led by Christian Reif for Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and a song from John Adams’s El Nińo. With Reif on piano she also performs a traditional spiritual and songs by Oscar Brown, Jr., Billy Taylor, and Sandy Denny. The album will be announced with the track “One By One,” which was originally recorded by the reclusive singer/songwriter Connie Converse. Julia Bullock is an American classical singer who combines versatile artistry with a probing intellect and commanding stage presence, she has headlined productions and concerts at preeminent arts institutions around the world. She is also a prominent voice of social consciousness and activism

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BROWN BABY
(first released 1960, rearranged 2013)
Poetry and Music by Oscar Brown Jr. (1926-2005)
Arr. by Jeremy Siskind & Julia Bullock; inspired by Nina Simone

ONE BY ONE
(first recorded 1954, rearranged 2017)
Poetry and Music by Connie Converse (b. 1924, disappeared 1974)
Arr. by Jeremy Siskind

MEMORIAL DE TLATELOLCO
From El Nińo (composed 2000)
Poetry by Rosario Castellanos (1925 – 1974)
Music by John Adams (b. 1947)

CITY CALLED HEAVEN
(arranged c. 1930)
Poetry and Music developed by enslaved person/s in the United States
Traditional Black Spiritual
Arr. by Hall Johnson (1888 – 1970)

I WISH I KNEW HOW IT WOULD FEEL TO BE FREE
(first released 1963, rearranged 2013)
Poetry and Music by Dick Dallas (1937 – 2004) and Billy Taylor (1921 – 2010)
Arr. by Jeremy Siskind

KNOXVILLE: SUMMER OF 1915, OP. 24
(composed 1947)
Text by James Agee (1909 – 1955) (published 1938)
Music by Samuel Barber (1910 – 1981)

WHO KNOWS WHERE THE TIME GOES
(first recorded 1967, released 1973, rearranged 2021)
Poetry and Music by Sandy Denny (1947 – 1978)
Arr. by Jeremy Siskind, Christian Reif, Julia Bullock

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