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English Song / Langridge, Lott, Keenleyside, Et Al


Release Date: 03/22/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557559-60   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Charles Villiers StanfordLiza LehmannArthur SomervellRalph Vaughan Williams,   ... 
Performer:  Bernadette GreevyHugh TinneySteuart BedfordJanice Watson,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sir William Walton, Gustav Holst, Peter Warlock, Arnold Bax, Roger Quilter, Benjamin Britten, various composers. Soloists: Philip Langridge, Felicity Lott, Simon Keenlyside, Della Jones, Christopher Maltman, Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Includes work(s) by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sir William Walton, Gustav Holst, Peter Warlock, Arnold Bax, Roger Quilter, Benjamin Britten, various composers. Soloists: Philip Langridge, Felicity Lott, Simon Keenlyside, Della Jones, Christopher Maltman, Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster, Op. 140: no 3, A soft day by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Bernadette Greevy (Mezzo Soprano), Hugh Tinney (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 
2.
A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster, Op. 140: no 6, Irish Skies by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Bernadette Greevy (Mezzo Soprano), Hugh Tinney (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 
3.
Cherry Ripe by Liza Lehmann
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Janice Watson (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
4.
Mustard and Cress by Liza Lehmann
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Janice Watson (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
5.
The Lily of a Day by Liza Lehmann
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Janice Watson (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1916; England 
6.
Four Cautionary Tales and a Moral: Henry King by Liza Lehmann
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Janice Watson (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; England 
7.
Songs (3): Fain would I change that note by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Patricia Rozario (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1935; England 
8.
In summer-time on Bredon by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
9.
The lads in their hundreds by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
10.
Among the rocks by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mezzo Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
11.
It was a lover and his lass by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; England 
12.
Poems (4) by Fredegond Shove: no 4, The water mill by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1922; England 
13.
On Wenlock Edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
14.
Mystical Songs (5): no 4, The call by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
15.
House of life: no 2, Silent Noon by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; England 
16.
Songs (12), Op. 48/H 174: Now in these fairylands by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; England 
17.
Songs (12), Op. 48/H 174: The Dream-city by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; England 
18.
Songs (4), Op. 4/H 14: no 2, Margrete's Cradle Song by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Susan Gritton (Soprano), Steuart Bedford (Piano)
19.
The Heart Worships, H 95 by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; England 
20.
Shakespeare Songs (5), Op. 23: no 4, Take, O take those lips away by Roger Quilter
Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
21.
Songs (3), Op. 3: no 2, Now sleeps the crimson petal by Roger Quilter
Performer:  Lisa Milne (Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; England 
22.
Love at the Inn: Love calls through the summer night by Roger Quilter
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Lisa Milne (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1940; England 
23.
Pastoral Songs (3), Op. 22: no 1, I will go with my father a-ploughing by Roger Quilter
Performer:  Lisa Milne (Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano), Ivan McCready (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; England 
24.
Songs (3) by Lord (Tyrwhitt) Berners
Performer:  Len Vorster (Piano), Ian Partridge (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
25.
O dear! what can the matter be? by Arnold Bax
Performer:  Hugh Tinney (Piano), Bernadette Greevy (Mezzo Soprano)
Written: 1918 
26.
The Grenadier by Eric Coates
Performer:  Eugene Asti (Piano), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
27.
The Young Lover by Eric Coates
Performer:  Eugene Asti (Piano), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
28.
Betty and Johnny by Eric Coates
Performer:  Eugene Asti (Piano), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
29.
Rise Up and Reach the Stars by Eric Coates
Performer:  Eugene Asti (Piano), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
30.
Songs (2), Op. 14: no 2, The Bells by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
Performer:  Nik Hancock-Child (Baritone), Rosemary Hancock-Child (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; England 
31.
Crossings, Op. 20: Ann's Cradle Song by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
Performer:  Nik Hancock-Child (Baritone), Rosemary Hancock-Child (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1924; England 
32.
Songs (3): As I lay in the early sun by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
Performer:  Nik Hancock-Child (Baritone), Rosemary Hancock-Child (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; England 
33.
The cherry tree by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
Performer:  Nik Hancock-Child (Baritone), Rosemary Hancock-Child (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; England 
34.
Fancy Dress, Op. 82: Dusk by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
Performer:  Nik Hancock-Child (Baritone), Rosemary Hancock-Child (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; England 
35.
Peter Warlock's Fancy by Peter Warlock
Performer:  John Constable (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; England 
36.
The frostbound wood by Peter Warlock
Performer:  John Constable (Piano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; England 
37.
Chopcherry by Peter Warlock
Performer:  John Constable (Piano), Adrian Thompson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
38.
A Sad Song by Peter Warlock
Performer:  John Constable (Piano), Adrian Thompson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; England 
39.
Rutterkin by Peter Warlock
Performer:  John Constable (Piano), Adrian Thompson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
40.
Bethlehem Down by Peter Warlock
Performer:  Christopher Maltman (Baritone), John Constable (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
41.
Wapping old stairs by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Felicity Lott (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
42.
Façade: Long Steel Grass by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Martyn Hill (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; England 
43.
Façade: Tango-Pasodoble by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Martyn Hill (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921-1922; England 
44.
Façade: Suite no 2 - Popular Song by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Martyn Hill (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1938; England 
45.
Christopher Columbus: Beatriz's song by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Felicity Lott (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
46.
Songs (5), Op. 14 no 2: Lay your sleeping head, my love by Lennox Berkeley
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1939-1940; England 
47.
Folksongs (5), Volume 5: no 4, Early one morning by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
48.
Folksongs (7), Volume 3: no 5, Foggy, Foggy Dew by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; England 
49.
On this Island, Op. 11: no 2, Now the leaves are falling fast by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
50.
Tell me the truth about love by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano), Steuart Bedford (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
51.
Winter Words, Op. 52: no 5, The Choirmaster’s Burial by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Steuart Bedford (Piano), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

Sound Samples

A Soft Day
Irish Skies
Cherry Ripe
The Daisy-Chain: Mustard and Cress
The Lily of a Day
Henry King
Fain would I change that note
In summer-time on Bredon
The lads in their hundreds
Among the rocks
It was a Lover and his Lass: It was a lover and his lass
The Water Mill
On Wenlock Edge
The Call
Silent Noon
12 Songs, Op. 48: Now in these fairylands
12 Songs, Op. 48: The dream-city
4 Songs, Op. 4: Margrete's Cradle Song
The heart worships: The Heart Worships
5 Shakespeare Songs, Op. 23: Take, O take those lips away
3 Songs, Op. 3: Now sleeps the crimson petal
Love calls through the summer night
3 Pastoral Songs, Op. 22: I will go with my father a-ploughing
The Rio Grande, "Capstan Shanty": 3 Songs: No. 1. The Rio Grande
Theodore, or the Pirate King: 3 Songs: No. 2.
3 Songs: No. 3. A Long Time Ago
O dear! what can the matter be?
The Grenadier
The Young Lover
Betty and Johnny
Rise up and Reach the Stars: Rise up and reach the stars
2 Songs, Op. 14: The Bells
Crossings, Op. 20: Ann's Cradle Song
As I Lay in the Early Sun
The Cherry Tree
Nightfall: Dusk
Peter Warlock's Fancy
The Frostbound Wood: The frostbound wood
Peterisms, Set I: Chopcherry
Peterisms, Set I: A Sad Song
Peterisms, Set I: Ruttekin
Bethlehem Down
Wapping Old Stairs
3 Facade Settings: Long Steel Grass
3 Facade Settings: Tango - Pasodoble
3 Facade Settings: Popular Song
Beatriz's Song
7 Songs, Op. 14, No. 2: Lay your sleeping head, my love
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 5, "British Isles": Early One Morning
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3, "British Isles": The foggy, foggy dew
On This Island, Op. 11: Now the leaves are falling fast
Johnny: Tell me the truth about love
Winter Words, Op. 52: The Choirmaster's Burial

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