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Anniversary Series - Art Song Collection

Vaughan Williams / Kennedy / Dante Quartet (Aniv)
Release Date: 11/27/2012 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 303  
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan WilliamsLudwig van BeethovenFrancis PoulencAlec Roth,   ... 
Performer:  Simon Crawford-PhillipsAndrew KennedyRoderick WilliamsIain Burnside,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dante Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

2012 marks the 15th anniversary of the first release from the leading independent classical label Signum Records. Beginning life as an early music specialist (with a landmark release of the Complete Works of Thomas Tallis with Chapelle du Roi), Signum has grown since 1997 to a catalogue of over 300 releases across a wide range of genres.

In this Art Song collection we bring together performances from across Signum's catalouge by singers including John Mark Ainsley, Sarah Connolly, Philip Langridge, Felicity Lott, Mark Padmore, Andrew Kennedy, Roderick Williams, Ailish Tynan and Hila Plitmann.
2012 marks the 15th anniversary of the first release from the leading independent classical label Signum Records. Beginning life as an early music specialist (with a landmark release of the Complete Works of Thomas Tallis with Chapelle du Roi), Signum has grown since 1997 to a catalogue of over 300 releases across a wide range of genres.

In this Art Song collection we bring together performances from across Signum's catalouge by singers including John Mark Ainsley, Sarah Connolly, Philip Langridge, Felicity Lott, Mark Padmore, Andrew Kennedy, Roderick Williams, Ailish Tynan and Hila Plitmann. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
On Wenlock Edge: no 1, On Wenlock Edge "Allegro moderato" by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Crawford-Phillips (Piano), Andrew Kennedy (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dante Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
2.
Songs (6), Op. 75: no 3, Aus Goethes Faust by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Roderick Williams (Baritone), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Métamorphoses (3): no 1, Reine des mouettes by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Lisa Milne (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; France 
4.
Songs in Time of War: A Fine Lady by Alec Roth
Performer:  Alison Nicholls (Harp), Mark Padmore (Tenor), Philippe Honoré (Violin),
Morgan Szymanski (Guitar)
5.
Oh! quand je dors, S 282 "Élégie Etienne Monnier" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Rebecca Evans (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842/1859; Germany 
6.
Lourd on my Hert by Francis George Scott
Performer:  Roderick Williams (Baritone), Iain Burnside (Piano)
7.
The Lost Lover by Ernest John Moeran
Performer:  Ailish Tynan (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
8.
Diaphenia by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Andrew Swait (Treble), Andrew Plant (Piano)
9.
Sweeter than roses by Michael Tippett
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
10.
Songs (6), Op. 75: no 1, Mignon by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Hebrew Love Songs (5) "Rak HaHatchala": Éyze shéleg by Eric Whitacre
Performer:  Hila Plitmann (Soprano), Christopher Glynn (Piano)
12.
Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, Op. 22: Si come nella penna e nell’inchiostro by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Mark Padmore (Tenor), Iain Burnside (Piano)
13.
And wilt thou leave me thus? by Peter Warlock
Performer:  Timothy Travers-Brown (Countertenor), Jeremy Filsell (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; England 
14.
A Birthday by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Claire Jones (Harp)
15.
Folksongs (8), Volume 2: no 6, Il est quelqu’un sur terre by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Susan Gritton (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
16.
A Chloris by Reynaldo Hahn
Performer:  Sarah Connolly (Mezzo Soprano), Eugene Asti (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; France 
17.
Songs for Ariel : no 1, Come unto these yellow sands by Michael Tippett
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; England 
18.
Songs from the exotic: Sevdalino, my little one by Judith Weir
Performer:  Susan Bickley (Mezzo Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
19.
The Curfew by Stephen Storace
Performer:  David Owen Norris (Piano), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
20.
Despite and Still, Op. 41: no 4, Solitary Hotel by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Ailish Tynan (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
21.
Léocadia: Les chemins de l'amour by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Felicity Lott (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; France 
22.
Abschiedslieder, Op. 14: no 1, Sterbelied by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Sarah Connolly (Mezzo Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; Austria 
23.
She moved through the fair by Herbert Hughes
Performer:  Ailish Tynan (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
24.
Chansons pour enfants (4): no 4, Monsieur Sans Souci by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Jonathan Lemalu (Bass Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; France 
25.
One touch of Venus: Speak Low by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Sarah Connolly (Mezzo Soprano), Eugene Asti (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; New York, USA 

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