Track Listing

American Ballads (1947) Roy Harris
The Streets of Laredo

Wayfaring Stranger
The Bird
Black is the color of my true love’s hair
Cod Liver Isle

Prairie Idylls (1915) Rubin Goldmark
The First Anemone
The Meadow Lark
From the Old Mission
In Prairie Dog Town

Sonata for Piano (1930) Quincy Porter

Scuppernong (1951) John Work
At a Certain Church
Ring Game
Visitor from Town

In the Bottoms (1913) Nathaniel Dett
Prelude – night
His song
Morning – Barcarolle

Dance – Juba

Rhapsody in Blue (1924) George Gershwin



A delightful disc . . . Clipper Erickson’s playing has a winning vitality and exuberance . . . fresh and youthful.”
American Record Guide

Clipper Erickson plays all of this music superbly, calm and caressing when called for, and explosive and brilliantly virtuosic by turn.”
Philadelphia City Paper