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Elgar, Holst, Delius, Et Al: Partsongs, Etc / Halsey


Release Date: 08/30/1998 
Label:  Conifer   Catalog #: 51752   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav HolstFrederick DeliusPercy Aldridge GraingerSir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Charles DanielsPatrick WheatleyRichard MarkhamPeter King,   ... 
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 45 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Dirge and Hymeneal, H 124 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 
2. The Evening-watch, Op. 43 no 1/H 159 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 
3. Sing me the men, Op 43 no 1/H 160 H 160 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 
4. Partsongs (5), Op. 12/H 61: no 1, Dream Tryst by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 
5. Partsongs (5), Op. 12/H 61: no 2, Ye little birds by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 
6. Partsongs (5), Op. 12/H 61: no 3, Her eyes the glow-worm lend thee by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 
7. Partsongs (5), Op. 12/H 61: no 4, Now is the month of Maying by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 
8. Partsongs (5), Op. 12/H 61: no 5, Come to me by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 
9. Midsummer Song by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
10. On Craig Dhu by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
11. Songs (2) to be sung of a Summer Night on the Water by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
12. The splendour falls on castle walls by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
13. German Partsongs (6): Frühlinsganbruch by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1887; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
14. German Partsongs (6): Sonnenscheinlied by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1887; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
15. German Partsongs (6): Durch den Wald by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1887; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
16. Brigg Fair by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Charles Daniels (Tenor)
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906/1911; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
17. Morning Song in the Jungle by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
18. Danny Deever by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Patrick Wheatley (Baritone), Richard Markham (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903/1922; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
19. Peora Hunt by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Peter King (Harmonium), Richard Markham (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901-1906; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
20. Skye Boat Song by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Richard Markham (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
21. Shallow Brown by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  David Nettle (Piano), Richard Markham (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
22. Irish Tune from County Derry "Danny Boy" by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
23. Australian Up-country Song by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905/1928; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
24. Six Dukes Went Afishin' by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Peter Lilley (Flute)
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1912; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
25. There was a pig went out to dig by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
26. The Lost Lady Found by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Richard Markham (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1910; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded June 19th through 21st, 1987. 
27. From the Bavarian Highlands, Op. 27 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Simon Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1986 
Venue:  Town Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Selection recorded July 19th and 20th, 1986. 

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