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The Valley Of Song / Tomlinson, Rossendale Male Voice Choir


Release Date: 08/24/1994 
Label:  Chandos Collect Catalog #: 6604   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Rudolf FrimlArthur SullivanRichard RodgersNoel Coward,   ... 
Performer:  Michael FarnworthJane RowlandHilary FarnworthPete Whitfield,   ... 
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 48 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Firefly: Donkey serenade by Rudolf Friml
Performer:  Michael Farnworth (Piano), Jane Rowland (Flute), Hilary Farnworth (Percussion)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
2.
Ruddigore: When the night wind howls by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Jane Rowland (Flute), Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
3.
South Pacific: There is nothin' like a dame by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Jane Rowland (Flute), Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Stickles 
4.
Words and Music: Mad Dogs and Englishmen by Noel Coward
Performer:  Jane Rowland (Flute), Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
5.
What shall we do with the drunken sailor? by Traditional
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Written: England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Parker and Shaw 
6.
Bless the Bride: Ma belle Marguerite by Vivian Ellis
Performer:  Jane Rowland (Flute), Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; England 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
7.
I gave my love a cherry by Traditional
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Written: 19th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
8.
Down in the valley by Traditional
Performer:  Jane Rowland (Flute), Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Written: USA 
9.
The Hippopotamus Song by Donald Swann
Performer:  Jane Rowland (Flute), Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
10.
Muss i denn zum Städele naus by Traditional
Performer:  Pete Whitfield (Bass Guitar), Michael Farnworth (Piano), Hilary Farnworth (Percussion),
Jane Rowland (Flute)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
11.
I will give my love an apple by Traditional
Performer:  Jane Rowland (Flute), Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
12.
Yesterday by Paul McCartney
Performer:  Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1965; England 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with John Lennon.
Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
13.
Cease thy affections by Richard Dering
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
14.
The keeper of the Eddystone light by Traditional
Performer:  Michael Farnworth (Piano), Jane Rowland (Flute)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
15.
Blow the wind southerly by Traditional
Performer:  Florence Jackson (Alto), Michael Farnworth (Piano), Jane Rowland (Flute)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
16.
Songs (5) of the sea, Op. 91: no 5, The "Old Superb" by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Pete Whitfield (Piano), Michael Farnworth (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; England 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 
17.
Phil the Fluther's Ball by William Percy French
Performer:  Michael Farnworth (Piano), Pete Whitfield (Violin), Jane Rowland (Flute)
Conductor:  Ernest Tomlinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Ireland 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Tomlinson 

Sound Samples

Bless the Bride: Ma belle Marguerite (arr. for male voice choir)
The Firefly (arr. or male voice choir): The Firefly: The Donkey Serenade (arr. for male voice choir)
I Gave My Love a Cherry (arr. for male voice choir)
Phil the Fluther's Ball (arr. for male voice choir)
Down in the Valley (arr. for male voice choir)
What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor? (arr. for male voice choir)
The Hippopotamus Song (arr. for male voice choir)
Muss ich denn (arr. for male voice choir)
South Pacific: There is nothin' like a dame (arr. for male voice choir)
I Will Give My Love an Apple (arr. for male voice choir)
Ruddigore: "The Witch's Curse": The Ghost's High Noon (arr. for male voice choir)
Yesterday (arr. for male voice choir)
Pacific 1860 (arr. for male voice choir): Pacific 1860: His Excellency regrets - Mad Dogs and Englishmen (arr. for male voice choir)
Cease Thy Affections
The Keeper of the Eddystone Light (arr. for male voice choir)
Blow the Wind Southerly (arr. for male voice choir)
Songs of the Sea, Op. 91: The Old Superb

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