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Delius: A Village Romeo And Juliet / Beecham


Release Date: 10/24/2006 
Label:  Somm   Catalog #: 12   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frederick Delius
Performer:  Frederick SharpRene SoamesVera TerryGordon Clinton,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraB. B. C. Theater ChorusLondon Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Works on This Recording

1. A Village Romeo and Juliet by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Frederick Sharp (Baritone), Rene Soames (Tenor), Vera Terry (Soprano),
Gordon Clinton (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  B. B. C. Theater Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1900-1901; France 
Date of Recording: 4/1948 
Language: English 
2. Songs of Sunset by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Olga Haley (Soprano), Roy Henderson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Select Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1907; France 
Date of Recording: 1934 
Venue:  Leeds Festival 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

A Village Romeo and Juliet: Scene 1 A piece of land on a hill
A Village Romeo and Juliet: Scene 2 Outside Marti's house: Lento
A Village Romeo and Juliet: Scene 3 The Wildland: Poco meno
A Village Romeo and Juliet: Scene 4 Interior of Marti's house: Part I
A Village Romeo and Juliet: Scene 4 Interior of Marti's house: The Dream of Sali and Vrenchen
A Village Romeo and Juliet: Scene 5 The Fair
A Village Romeo and Juliet: Scene 5 The Fair: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
A Village Romeo and Juliet: Scene 6 The Paradise Garden
Songs of Sunset: No. 1. A song of the setting sun! (Chorus)
Songs of Sunset: No. 2. Cease smiling, Dear! a little while be sad (Mezzo-Soprano, Baritone)
Songs of Sunset: No. 3. Pale amber sunlight fails (Chorus)
Songs of Sunset: No. 4. Exceeding sorrow consumeth my sad heart! (Mezzo-Soprano)
Songs of Sunset: No. 5. By the sad waters of separation (Baritone)
Songs of Sunset: No. 6. See how the trees and osiers lithe (Mezzo-Soprano, Baritone, Chorus)
Songs of Sunset: No. 7. I was not sorrowful, I could not weep (Baritone)
Songs of Sunset: No. 8. They are not long, the weeping and the laughter (Mezzo-Soprano, Baritone, Chorus)

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