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English Song Series 2 - Somervell: Shropshire Lad, James Lee's Wife


Release Date: 11/19/2002 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557113   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Arthur SomervellRobert Jones
Performer:  Christopher MaltmanGraham JohnsonCatherine Wyn-RogersPatricia Rozario
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duke String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. The Shropshire Lad by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Christopher Maltman (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; England 
Language: English 
2. James Lee's Wife by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duke String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; England 
Language: English 
3. Maud: Birds in the high hall garden by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; England 
Language: English 
4. Maud: Come into the garden, Maud by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; England 
Language: English 
5. Maud: Go not, happy day by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; England 
Language: English 
6. New Old Songs (3): O mistress mine by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1927; England 
Language: English 
7. Sweet Kate by Robert Jones
Performer:  Christopher Maltman (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Arthur Somervell 
8. New Old Songs (3): Orpheus with his lute by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Patricia Rozario (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1927; England 
Language: English 
9. Songs of Innocence by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Language: English 
10. Songs (3): The Bargain by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Patricia Rozario (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1935; England 
Language: English 
11. Songs (3): Fain would I change that note by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Patricia Rozario (Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1935; England 
Language: English 
12. Shepherd's Cradle Song by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Patricia Rozario (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1890; England 
Language: English 
13. When spring returns by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Patricia Rozario (Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; England 
Language: English 
14. Love in Springtime: Dainty little maiden by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Patricia Rozario (Soprano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
Language: English 
15. Songs (3): Come to me in my dreams by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mezzo Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1935; England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

O mistress mine
Orpheus with his lute
Sweet Kate
Songs of Innocence: The shepherd
Songs of Innocence: The blossom
Songs of Innocence: The lamb
Songs of Innocence: Nurse's Song
From the Song Cycle Maud: Birds in the high Hall-garden
From the Song Cycle Maud: Go not, happy day
From the Song Cycle Maud: Come into the garden, Maud
James Lee's Wife: speaks at the window
James Lee's Wife: By the fireside
James Lee's Wife: In the doorway
James Lee's Wife: On the cliff
James Lee's Wife: Among the rocks
The Bargain
Fain would I change that note
Shepherd's cradle song
Come to me in my dreams
Dainty little maiden
When Spring returns
The Shropshire Lad: Lovliest of trees
The Shropshire Lad: When I was one-and-twenty
The Shropshire Lad: There pass the careless people
The Shropshire Lad: In summer-time on Bredon
The Shropshire Lad: The street sounds to a soldier's tread
The Shropshire Lad: On the idle hill of summer
The Shropshire Lad: White in the moon the long road lies
The Shropshire Lad: Think no more lad, laugh, be jolly
The Shropshire Lad: Into my heart an air that kills
The Shropshire Lad: The lads in their hundreds

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