Music with Minnesotans: Charlotte Sullivan

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
July 29, 2014

St. Paul, Minn. — Charlotte Sullivan teaches creative writing at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn., and she is currently working on two projects herself. The first is a children's book, the other work is based on the poetry and folk-song collections of Carl Sandburg.

Charlotte's playlist is eclectic and spirited and joyfully stretches the boundaries of classical music.

Traditional: "Down to the River to Pray" (from O, Brother Where Art Thou soundtrack) Alison Kraus, vocals. Mercury 088 170 069

Jocelyn Pook: "With Wand'ring Steps" and "Song for Bassanio" (from The Merchant of Venice soundtrack) Andreas Scholl, countertenor and Ben Crawley, tenor. Merchant 475 6367 D H

Bernstein: Candide "Make Our Garden Grow" (original Broadway cast). Sony 44760

Martin: Mass "Sanctus" Dale Warland Singers led by Dale Warland. ACC 120

Bob Dorough: "I've Got Just About Everything" in a performance with Tuck and Patti. Windham Hill 01934-11609-2

Next week: Katie Sisneros is working on a Ph.D. in English at the University of Minnesota. She is passionate about Olde English Ballades. She'll make you passionate about them, too.

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