The Gorgeous Nothings (2016)

Soprano, Flute, Oboe & Piano

01 I. Clogged Only With Music 2:22

02 II. In This Short Life 1:10

03 III. Paradise Is No Journey 1:52

04 IV. The Little Sentences 1:14

05 V. It Is Very Still 2:54

Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano; Anne Gnojek, flute;

Margaret Marco, oboe; Ellen Sommer, piano


06 here there (2006) 8:18

Violin & Piano

Véronique Mathieu, violin; Ellen Sommer, piano


Soul Journey–Three Whitman Songs (2014)

Mezzo-Soprano & Piano

07 I. Grand is the Seen 4:47

08 II. I Swear I Think 3:13

09 III. Darest Thou Now, O Soul 5:00

Phyllis Pancella, mezzo-soprano; Ellen Sommer, piano


10 With Eyes Open (2015) 9:40

Alto Saxophone & Piano

Keith Bohm, alto saxophone; Ellen Sommer, piano


11 The Road is All (2007) 12:07

Piano Trio

Anne-Marie Brown, violin; Lawrence Figg, cello; Robert Pherigo, piano



Track 1–10 recorded at Swarthout Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Track 1–5 recorded May 15, 2017

Track 6 recorded October 11, 2016

Track 7–9 recorded September 24, 2016

Track 10 recorded June 16, 2017

Recorded, edited, and mixed Brock Babcock


Track 11 recorded on March 29, 2010 at White Recital Hall,

University of Missouri, in Kansas City, MO

Recorded, edited and mixed Robert Beck


All selections BMI. All music © 2018 Ingrid Stölzel.


Cover Art & Design Julia Breitberg,


This recording was made possible by generous support from

the University of Kansas and the Abiquiu Chamber Music Festival.


Executive Producer  Bob Lord

Executive A&R  Sam Renshaw

A&R  Chris Robinson

Audio Director  Jeff LeRoy

Engineering Manager  Lucas Paquette

Mastering  Shaun Michaud

Design & Marketing Director  Brett Picknell

Design  Ryan Harrison


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