RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958): No longer mourn for me, Echo's Lament for Narcissus, 3 Elizabethan Part Songs, Come away, Death, Linden Lea (arr. Arthur Somervell [1863-1937]), Ring out your bells, Rest, Fain would I change that note, The Winter is Gone, Mannin Veen, Our love goes out to English skies, Loch Lomond, The Mermaid, A Farmer's Son so Sweet, The Turtle Dove, The New Commonwealth, Sun, Moon, Stars and Man.
Catalogue Number: 07M079
Label: Albion Records
Description: As with the above release, the majority of these songs for mixed chorus are "early" - 18 of the 23 from before 1925 - and most of them setting Elizabethan poets or traditional folk lyrics; the Sun, Moon, Stars mini-cycle is to texts by V-W's second wife, Ursula and is a 1954 setting of parts of the cantata The Sons of Light. Texts included. Alastair Young (piano - The Mermaid and Sun, Moon, Stars and Man), Joyful Company of Singers; Peter Broadbent.