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CHAN 10596 - Moeran: Complete Solo Songs
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CD available From: 01 May 2010
     
 Ernest John Moeran (1894-1950)
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE
     
      premiere recording
1 Spring goeth all in white 1:21
      (Robert Seymour Bridges)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
2 When June is come 1:11
      (Robert Seymour Bridges)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
3 Mantle of Blue 1:56
      (Padraic Colum)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
4 Twilight 1:48
      (John Edward Masefield)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
Ludlow Town 9:38
      (Alfred Edward Housman)
 Roderick Williams baritone
5 1 When smoke stood up from Ludlow 3:42
6 2 Farewell to barn and stack and tree 2:37
7 3 Say, lad, have you things to do? 1:28
8 4 The lads in their hundreds 1:51
     
Two Songs 3:13
 Geraldine McGreevy soprano
9 1 The Bean Flower 2:03
      (Dorothy Leigh Sayers)
10 2 Impromptu in March 1:10
      (Doreen A.E. Wallace)
     
11 In Youth Is Pleasure 2:20
      (Robert Wever)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
12 The Merry Month of May 2:01
      (Thomas Dekker)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
13 A Dream of Death 3:06
      (William Butler Yeats)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
14 Come Away, Death 2:17
      (William Shakespeare)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
15 Troll the Bowl 1:23
      (Thomas Dekker)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
16 Can't You Dance the Polka! 1:23
      (Sea shanty, author anonymous)
      Members of Weybridge Male Voice Choir
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
17 Mrs Dyer, the Baby Farmer 4:01
      (Victorian crime ballad, author anonymous)
      Members of Weybridge Male Voice Choir
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
18 Maltworms 2:19
      (Attributed to William Stevenson)
      Members of Weybridge Male Voice Choir
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
Seven Poems by James Joyce 12:10
 Roderick Williams baritone
19 1 Strings in the earth and air 1:39
20 2 The Merry Green Wood 1:11
21 3 Bright cap 0:46
22 4 The Pleasant Valley 1:25
23 5 Donnycarney 1:23
24 6 Rain has fallen 1:47
25 7 Now, O now, in this brown land 3:59
      50:09
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
     
1 When I came last to Ludlow 1:17
      (Alfred Edward Housman)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
2 'Tis time, I think, by Wenlock town 1:31
      (Alfred Edward Housman)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
3 Far in a western brookland 2:30
      (Alfred Edward Housman)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
4 Loveliest of trees 1:41
      (Alfred Edward Housman)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
5 Oh fair enough are sky and plain (first version) 2:22
      (Alfred Edward Housman)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
6 Oh fair enough are sky and plain (second version) 2:25
      (Alfred Edward Housman)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
7 Oh fair enough are sky and plain (third version) 2:46
      (Alfred Edward Housman)
 Roderick Williams baritone
     
      premiere recording
8 Weep you no more 2:15
      (Sixteenth century, author anonymous)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
9 The Sweet o' the Year 0:58
      (William Shakespeare)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
      premiere recording
10 The Day of Palms 3:18
      (Arthur William Symons)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
      premiere recording
11 Blue-eyed Spring 1:13
      (Robert Nichols)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
12 Rosefrail 1:18
      (James Joyce)
 Geraldine McGreevy soprano
     
      premiere recording
13 Tilly 2:26
      (James Joyce)
 Geraldine McGreevy soprano
     
14 Rahoon 3:04
      (James Joyce)
 Geraldine McGreevy soprano
     
Four English Lyrics 8:11
 Adrian Thompson tenor
15 1 Cherry Ripe 1:54
      (Thomas Campion)
16 2 Willow Song 1:30
      (John Fletcher)
17 3 The Constant Lover 1:32
      (William Browne)
18 4 The Passionate Shepherd 3:15
      (Christopher Marlowe)
     
Four Shakespeare Songs 5:33
 Geraldine McGreevy soprano
19 1 The Lover and his Lass 1:37
20 2 Where the bee sucks 1:38
21 3 When daisies pied 1:16
22 4 When icicles hang by the wall 1:12
     
23 Diaphenia 2:11
      (Henry Chettle or Henry Constable)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
      premiere recording
24 Rosaline 3:25
      (Thomas Lodge)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
      premiere recording
25 The Monk's Fancy 2:14
      (Henry J. Hope)
 Adrian Thompson tenor
     
      premiere recording
26 Invitation in Autumn 4:10
      (Seumas O'Sullivan)
 Geraldine McGreevy soprano
     
      premiere recording
27 If There Be Any Gods 1:19
      (Seumas O'Sullivan)
 Geraldine McGreevy soprano
     
Six Poems of Seumas O'Sullivan 12:23
 Geraldine McGreevy soprano
28 1 Evening 1:59
29 2 The Poplars 2:13
30 3 A Cottager 2:02
31 4 The Dustman 1:04
32 5 Lullaby 2:29
33 6 The Herdsman 2:36
      68:32
     
 John Talbot piano
 Recorded in:
 Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoke d'Abernon, Cobham, Surrey
      8, 9 and 11 September 2008 (songs for baritone), 20 and 22 January 2009 (songs for tenor), & 14 and 16 April 2009 (songs for soprano)
 Producer(s)
 Paul Arden-Taylor
 John Talbot
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Paul Arden-Taylor
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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