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Those Blue Remembered Hills - Music By Ivor Gurney & Herbert Howells / Williams, Dussek, The Bride Quartet

Williams / Dussek / The Bride Quartet
Release Date: 09/11/2020 
Label:  Em   Catalog #: 65  

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The celebrated baritone Roderick Williams joins the Bridge Quartet and acclaimed pianist Michael Dussek in Gurney’s song-cycle ‘The Western Playland’, performed at The English Music Festival in 2018. The disc also includes the first recording of the same composer’s String Quartet in D minor of 1925 (a rare survivor among Gurney string quartets), as well as songs by Gurney and Howells (including the wonderful ‘King David’). The celebrated baritone Roderick Williams joins the Bridge Quartet and acclaimed pianist Michael Dussek in Gurney’s song-cycle ‘The Western Playland’, performed at The English Music Festival in 2018. The disc also includes the first recording of the same composer’s String Quartet in D minor of 1925 (a rare survivor among Gurney string quartets), as well as songs by Gurney and Howells (including the wonderful ‘King David’). Read less

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