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Marilyn Hill Smith Sings Ivor Novello


Release Date: 03/23/2002 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 6677   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Marilyn Hill Smith's popular recording of the romantic songs of Ivor Novello is now available on Chandos' Collect label. The CD features songs such as 'Keep the Home Fires Burning' and 'We'll Gather Lilacs', and other music so evocative of the 30s and 40s. (Previously available on FBCD2006) Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 1-2 May 1992 Producer(s) Tim Oldham Sound Engineer(s) Richard Lee Richard Smoker (Assistant) Marilyn Hill Smith's popular recording of the romantic songs of Ivor Novello is now available on Chandos' Collect label. The CD features songs such as 'Keep the Home Fires Burning' and 'We'll Gather Lilacs', and other music so evocative of the 30s and 40s. (Previously available on FBCD2006) Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 1-2 May 1992 Producer(s) Tim Oldham Sound Engineer(s) Richard Lee Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
King's Rhapsody: Someday my heart will awake by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Dancing Years: Primrose by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Perchance to Dream: Love is my reason by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Arc de triomphe: Dark music by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Little Damozel by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Glamorous Night: When the Gypsy played by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Gay's the Word: On such a night as this by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
King's Rhapsody: Fly home, little heart by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Till the Boys Come Home "Keep the home fires burning" by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Careless Rapture: Music in May by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
King's Rhapsody: A violin began to play by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
Spring of the Year by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Dancing Years: My dearest dear by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Gay's the Word: Finder, please return by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Valley of Song: Look in my heart by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
Perchance to Dream: When I curtsied to the King by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Perchance to Dream: We'll gather lilacs by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
Fairy Laughter by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
Glamorous Night: Glamorous night by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
20.
Careless Rapture: Why is there ever goodbye? by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stuart Barry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chandos Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

King's Rhapsody: Some day my heart will awake
The Dancing Years: Primrose
Perchance to dream: Perchance to Dream: Love is my reason
Arc de Triomphe: Dark Music
The Little Damozel
Glamorous Night: When the Gypsy Played
Gay's the Word: Gay's the Word: On Such a Night as This
King's Rhapsody: King's Rhapsody: Fly Home, Little Heart
Keep the Home fires burning: Keep the home fires burning (Till the Boys Come Home)
Careless Rapture: Music in May
King's Rhapsody: King's Rhapsody: A Violin Began to Play
Spring of the Year
The Dancing Years: My Dearest Dear
Gay's the Word: Gay's the Word: Finder, please return
Valley of Song: Look in My Heart
Perchance to dream: Perchance to Dream: When I Curtsied to the King
Perchance to dream: Perchance to Dream: We'll gather lilacs
Fairy Laughter
Glamorous Night: :
Careless Rapture: Why is there ever goodbye?

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