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Stanford: Songs Vol 1 / Stephen Varcoe, Clifford Benson


Release Date: 04/11/2000 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67123   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen VarcoeClifford Benson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
International Record Review (5/00, p.105) - "...No praise can be too high for Stephen Varcoe's commitment here - he sounds as if he has been singing Stanford all his life, and his warm, natural baritone, finely judged legato and sensitivity to words are a joy throughout..."
REVIEWS:
International Record Review (5/00, p.105) - "...No praise can be too high for Stephen Varcoe's commitment here - he sounds as if he has been singing Stanford all his life, and his warm, natural baritone, finely judged legato and sensitivity to words are a joy throughout..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Partsongs (4), Op. 110: no 4, Heraclitus by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908; England 
2.
La Belle Dame sans Merci by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; England 
3.
Songs (8), Op. 1 "Spanish Gypsy" by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; England 
4.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 1, Sterne mit den gold'nen Füsschen by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; England 
5.
Songs (6), Op. 7: no 1, Ich lieb' eine Blume by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1877; England 
6.
Songs (50) of Old Ireland: My love's an arbutus by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Clifford Benson (Piano), Stephen Varcoe (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882; England 
7.
Songs of Erin, Op. 76: Trottin' to the fair by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1901; England 
8.
The Tomb by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; England 
9.
Songs (6), Op. 174 "The Glens of Antrim" by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1920; England 
10.
A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster, Op. 140: no 3, A soft day by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 
11.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 3, Dass du mich liebst by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; England 
12.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 4, Die Wellen blinken und fliessen dahin "Frühling" by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; England 
13.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 6, Der Schmetterling ist in die Rose verliebt by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; England 
14.
Songs (6), Op. 7: no 2, Wie des mondes Abbild zittert by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1877; England 
15.
Songs (6), Op. 7: no 5, Ich halte ihr die Augen zu by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Clifford Benson (Piano), Stephen Varcoe (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1877; England 
16.
Songs (6), Op. 7: no 6, Püppchen klein, Püppchen mein "Schlummerlied" by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Clifford Benson (Piano), Stephen Varcoe (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1877; England 
17.
Songs (50) of Old Ireland: The Little Red Lark by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882; England 
18.
A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster, Op. 140: no 5, The bold unbiddable child by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 
19.
A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster, Op. 140: no 6, Irish Skies by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Clifford Benson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 

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