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Leave your sleep [sound recording] / Natalie Merchant.

Merchant, Natalie. (Performer). O'Loughlin, Sean, 1972- (Performer). Hutchinson, Trevor. (Performer). Crawford, Kevin. (Performer). Meehan, Paul, guitarist. (Performer). Vallely, Cillian. (Performer). Smyth, Seán, musician. (Performer). Park, Sandra, violinist. (Performer). Yamada, Sharon. (Performer). Kim, Lisa. (Performer). Lehmann, Ann. (Performer). Sussmann, Arnaud. (Performer). Baik, Minyoung. (Performer). Jiang, Shan, violinist. (Performer). Lehmann, Matthew, violinist. (Performer). Rinehart, Robert. (Performer). Dreyfus, Karen. (Performer). Moon, Eileen. (Performer). LeBlanc, Jeanne. (Performer). McCoy, Jeremy. (Performer). Friedman, Marc, bassist. (Performer). Della Penna, Erik. (Performer). Aran, Dan. (Performer). Heffernan, Greg. (Performer). Sharlin, Uri. (Performer). Harel, Gilad. (Performer). Barber, Stephen, 1952- (Performer, Arranger). Nelson, Jon, 1966- (Performer). Grabois, Daniel, 1964- (Performer). Herrington, Benjamin. (Performer). McWhorter, Brian. (Performer). Stewart, Raymond G., 1962- (Performer). Wodehouse, Artis Stiffey. (Performer). Cohen, Greg. (Performer). Barshay, Richie. (Performer). Sklamberg, Lorin. (Performer). Morrisset, Paul. (Performer). Darriau, Matt. (Performer). London, Frank. (Performer). Gutkin, Lisa. (Performer). Gordon, Gabriel. (Performer). Hyman, Judy. (Performer). Stearns, Richard, banjo player. (Performer). Murphy, Mark, double bassist. (Performer). Spence, Bill, musician. (Performer). Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- (Performer, Arranger). Nimmer, Dan. (Performer). Jackson, Ali. (Performer). Blanding, Walter, 1971- (Performer). Henriquez, Carlos, 1979- (Performer). Wamble, Doug. (Performer). Goines, Victor. (Performer). Gordon, Wycliffe. (Performer). DeWald, Abby. (Performer). Barrett, Amanda, vocalist. (Performer). Huntley, Rich. (Performer). Smith, Pete, guitarist. (Performer). Elson, Steve. (Performer). Fleming, Pam, trumpet player. (Performer). Gomez, Michael, musician. (Performer). Schuman, Wade, 1962- (Performer). Barrett, William, musician. (Performer). Daley, Joseph. (Performer). Freeman, Isaac, singer. (Performer). Hamlett, Robert, singer. (Performer). Hall, Edward, singer. (Performer). Rice, Joe, singer. (Performer). Thompson, Joseph, singer. (Performer). Gayton, Clark. (Performer). Simpson, Hoova. (Performer). Bassford, Andrew. (Performer). McDonald, Larry. (Performer). Sutton, Paul, drummer. (Performer). Johnson, Gerald, saxophonist. (Performer). Allen, Eddie. (Performer). Williams, Joanne, vocalist. (Performer). Miller, Kimberly, musician. (Performer). Medeski, John. (Performer). Martin, Billy. (Performer). Wood, Chris, musician. (Performer). Leonhart, Michael. (Performer). Levine, Dan, 1949- (Performer). Hennings-Yeoman, Dieter. (Performer). Keineg, Katell. (Performer). Miller, Blake, musician. (Performer). Guo-Wei, Wang. (Performer). Po Wei, Weng. (Performer). Li, Sun, pipa player. (Performer). Roberts, John, 1944- (Performer). Igarashi, Motomi. (Performer). Rodman, Deidre. (Performer). Stern, Nina. (Performer). Campbell, Sterling. (Performer). Sylar, Sherry. (Performer). Goldberg, Marc, bassoonist. (Performer). Gomez, Lino. (Performer). Myers, Philip, 1949- (Performer). Baker, Michelle, (horn player) (Performer). Ralske, Erik. (Performer). Wall, Howard. (Performer). Davis, Mike (Michael Eugene) (Performer). Johnson, Birch. (Performer). Flynn, George, trombonist. (Performer). Turner, Kyle. (Performer). Charlston, Erik. (Performer). Zdorovetchi, Ina. (Performer). Wood, Bobby (Pianist) (Performer). Emmons, Bobby. (Performer). Chrisman, Gene. (Performer). Young, Reggie. (Performer). Leech, Michael (Bassist) (Added Author). Jackson, Wayne, 1941- (Performer). Hale, Jack (Trombonist) (Performer). Creditor, Bruce, 1953- (Performer). Lizak, Jessica (Performer). Jojatu, Mihail (Performer). Young, Owen. (Performer). Parrini, Alberto (Cellist) (Performer). Fire Crow, Joseph, 1959- (Performer). Kriesberg, Jennifer (Performer). Levin, Andres. (Producer). Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887 (Added Author). Farjeon, Eleanor, 1881-1965 (Added Author). Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 (Added Author). Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 (Added Author). Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894 (Added Author). Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865 (Added Author). Causley, Charles, 1917-2003 (Added Author). Field, Rachel, 1894-1942 (Added Author). Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937 (Added Author). Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 (Added Author). Crane, Nathalia, 1913- (Added Author). Macy, Arthur, 1842-1904 (Added Author). Rands, William Brighty, 1823-1882 (Added Author). Prelutsky, Jack. (Added Author). Peake, Mervyn Laurence, 1911-1968 (Added Author). Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 (Added Author). Carryl, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1841-1920 (Added Author). Alma-Tadema, Laurence, (Added Author). Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 (Added Author). Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 (Added Author). Lúnasa (Musical group) (Performer). Meridian Arts Ensemble. (Performer). Klezmatics (Musical group) (Performer). Ditty Bops (Musical group) (Performer). Hazmat Modine (Musical group) (Performer). Fairfield Four (Performer). Medeski, Martin & Wood. (Performer). Memphis Boys (Musical group) (Performer).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library CD 36306-36307 Disc 1 37684001078836 Off-Site Storage Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library CD 36306-36307 Disc 2 37684001078837 Off-Site Storage Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([80] p. : ill., ports. ; 13 x 14 cm.).
  • Publisher: New York : Nonesuch, p2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"All songs composed by Natalie Merchant with texts by various poets"--Container.
Compact discs.
Song texts and notes on the poets in book ([80] p. : ill., ports. ; 13 x 14 cm.)
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Leave your supper. Nursery rhyme of innocence and experience / [text by] Charles Causley -- Equestrienne / Rachel Field -- Calico pie / Edward Lear -- Bleezer's ice-cream / Jack Prelutsky -- It makes a change / Mervyn Peake -- The king of China's daughter -- The dancing bear / Albert Bigelow Paine -- The man in the wilderness / Mother Goose -- Maggie and Milly and Molly and May / E.E. Cummings -- If no one ever marries me / Laurence Alma-Tadema -- The sleepy giant / Charles Edward Carryl -- The peppery man / Arthur Macy -- The blind men and the elephant / John Godfrey Saxe -- Part II. Leave your sleep. Adventures of Isabel / Ogden Nash -- The walloping window blind / Charles Edward Carryl -- Topsyturvey-world / William Brighty Rands -- The janitor's boy / Nathalia Crane -- Griselda / Eleanor Farjeon -- The land of Nod / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Vain and careless / Robert Graves -- Crying, my little one / Christina Rossetti -- Sweet and a lullaby ; I saw a ship a-sailing ; Autumn lullaby -- Spring and fall : to a young child / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Indian names / Lydia Huntley Sigourney.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Produced by Natalie Merchant and Andres Levin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Natalie Merchant, vocals ; with acc. musicians.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded at the Clubhouse, Rhinebeck, N.Y.
Summary, etc.:
Leave Your Sleep contains 26 new songs recorded live in the studio. Merchant used the poems, anonymous nursery rhymes, and lullabies of 19th and 20th century British and American writers as source material and set them to original music. Among the authors included are Ogden Nash, e.e. cummings, Robert Louis Stevenson, Christina Rossetti, Edward Lear, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Mervyn Peake, Eleanor Farjeon, Nathalia Crane, and Robert Graves.
Subject: Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887 > Musical settings.
Farjeon, Eleanor, 1881-1965 > Musical settings.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 > Musical settings.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 > Musical settings.
Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894 > Musical settings.
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865 > Musical settings.
Rock music > 2001-2010.
Folk-rock music.
Alternative rock music.
Popular music > 2001-2010.
Causley, Charles, 1917-2003 > Musical settings.
Field, Rachel, 1894-1942 > Musical settings.
Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937 > Musical settings.
Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 > Musical settings.
Crane, Nathalia, 1913- > Musical settings.
Macy, Arthur, 1842-1904 > Musical settings.
Rands, William Brighty, 1823-1882 > Musical settings.
Prelutsky, Jack > Musical settings.
Peake, Mervyn Laurence, 1911-1968 > Musical settings
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 > Musical settings.
Carryl, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1841-1920 > Musical settings.
Alma-Tadema, Laurence, d. 1940 > Musical settings.
Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. > Musical settings.
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 > Musical settings.
Popular music > 2001-2010
Folk-rock music

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