ALUN HODDINOTT (1929-2008): Landscapes, Op. 87, The Silver Hound, Op. 121, One Must Always Have Love, Op. 152/3, Towy Landscape, Op. 190, 2 Songs from Glamorgan, 6 Welsh Folksongs.
Catalogue Number: 12Q054
Format: CD reissue
Description: Two song cycles, marvelously atmospheric, celebrating the brooding, unspoilt wild coastline of the composer's native Wales (Landscapes and Towy Landscape), two sets of fairly straight-forward Welsh folksong settings and a poignant mini-cycle (One Must Always Have Love) setting poems by Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson, Alice Bliss and Yeats highlight this brand-new Hoddinott release. Texts included. Claire Booth (soprano), Nicky Spence (tenor), Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone), Andrew Matthews-Owen, Michael Pollock (piano). Original 2011 British Music Society release (04M074).