RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958): To daffodils, Rondel, How can the tree but wither, Claribel, Linden Lea, Blackmwore by the Stour, Boy Johnny, If I were a Queen, Tears, idle tears, Orpheus with his lute, When I am dead, my dearest, The Winter's Willow, 2 French Folk Songs, The Splendour falls, Dreamland, The Sky above the roof, 3 Poems by Walt Whitman.
Catalogue Number: 07M078
Label: Albion Records
Description: Early songs here - 17 date from 1895-1907, with the Whitman songs being later (1925). Some are rarely heard and recorded; Rondel is claimed as a first recording. Texts included. Sarah Fox (soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Iain Burnside (piano).