Gwyneth Walker

Rondi Charleston Wins Art Song Vocal Competition

by John Rockwell, The New York Times

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... The pleasant surprise of the night, however, came with settings of three sweet e.e. cummings poems (linked under the title Though Love Be a Day) by Gwyneth Walker, a Vermont composer. The music was accessible and singable (meaning not excessively chromatic), yet responsive to the texts and convincing on its own terms. Her songs were honorably rendered by Miss Dell'Ortone....

From The New York Times, May 6, 1990