There is sweet music : English choral songs 1890-1950

Cambridge Singers

Notes

  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes by John Rutter and texts (12 p.) inserted in container.
  • Forms part of: David Lewis Crosby Collection.
  • Sung principally in English; the Delius and the Londonderry air arrangement are wordless; the Holst translated from Welsh.

Contents

  • The blue bird : op. 119, no. 3 / C.V. Stanford (4:01) -- Two unaccompanied part songs. To be sung of a summer night on the water I (2:16) ; To be sung of a summer night on the water II (2:18) / Frederick Delius -- There is sweet music : op. 53, no. 1 (5:34) ; My love dwelt in a northern land (4:21) / Edward Elgar -- Three Shakespeare songs. Full fathom five (3:20) ; The cloud-capp'd towers (2:18) ; Over hill, over dale (1:01) / R. Vaughan Williams -- Folk-song arrangements. The sailor and young Nancy / arr. E.J. Moeran (3:06) ; Brigg Fair / arr. Percy Grainger (2:47) ; Londonderry air / arr. Percy Grainger (3:25) ; The three ravens / arr. Edward T. Chapman (4:52) ; My sweetheart's like Venus / arr. G. Holst (1:54) ; The oak and the ash / arr. Edward Bairstow (3:05) ; Quick! we have but a second / arr. C.V. Stanford (0:41) -- Five flower songs : op. 47. To daffodils (1:38) ; The succession of the four sweet months (2:04) ; Marsh flowers (2:32) ; The evening primrose (2:36) ; Ballad of green broom (2:15) / Benjamin Britten
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