Savage Nightingale: Fanfare

“American soprano Darynn Zimmer gives herself a challenge on this selection of folk-song arrangements, from Spain, France and the New World, as they tend to call for different styles of presentation…with a silvery and expressive voice…with impressive agility in the fast music… Zimmer brings them off with a courtly elegance. Even better are the very lovely songs incorporating melodies from the Omaha and Winnebago tribes that were created by the early 20th-century American composer and critic Charles Wakefield Cadman….Zimmer conveys the sweetness and nobility of these songs beautifully, and with exquisitely clear diction. She closes with a rapturous rendition of the famous Riddle Song….”

© Darynn Zimmer