Shropshire Lads - BENJAMIN BURROWS (1891-1966): Grenadier, The half-moon, The Sigh, From Far, ARNOLD BAX (1883-1953): Far in a western brookland, In the morning, When I was one-and-twenty, BRIAN DAUBNEY (b.1929): The land of lost content, MARGARET WEGENER (b.1920): Look not in my eyes, CLIVE POLLARD (b.1959): Because I liked you better, CALVIN BOWMAN (b.1972): R.L.S., STEPHEN DURO (b.1939): Is my team ploughing?, E.J. MOERAN (1895-1950): When smoke stood up, When I came last to Ludlow, Far in a western brookland, ARTHUR SOMERVELL (1863-1937): A Shropshire Lad.

Catalogue Number: 09T050

Label: Diversions

Reference: ddv24162

Format: CD

Price: $15.98

Description: These four albums are of live English Poetry and Song Society concert performances made by the now defunct Dunelm label for private use and are now offered to the broader collecting public for the first time. They contain works by major as well as unfamiliar composers. These recordings were made on portable recording equipment and with less than ideal microphone placement and are not to our usual modern standard. However they contain fine performances and many very unfamiliar and exquisite songs, which will delight any lover of late-Romantic English vocal music. Rec. 2006. Texts included. Stephen Foulkes (baritone), David Bednall (piano).


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