ARTHUR SULLIVAN (1842-1900): Songs - King Henry’s Song, The Lady of the Lake, I heard the nightingale, Over the roof, Will He Come?, Give, Thou art weary, The moon in silent brightness, O fair dove! O fond dove!, The snow lies white, Looking Back, Looking Forward, The Maiden’s Story, Living Poems, The Sailor’s Grave, Let me dream gain, Other Days, Little Maid of Arcadee, The Distant Shore, The love that loves me not, A Shadow, The Lost Chord, The Absent-Minded Beggar.
Catalogue Number: 05W043
Reference: CHAN 20239(2)
Description: Achieving success equal to his operettas in his lifetime, Sullivan's substantial legacy of songs fell into neglect in the twentieth century, but as this album demonstrates his endlessly fertile melodic gifts withstand comparison with those of any other song composer. 2 CDs. Texts included. Mary Bevan (soprano), Kitty Whately (mezzo), Ben Johnson (tenor), Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), David Owen Norris (piano).