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Bush: A Summer Serenade/ Four Songs/A Menagerie/Farewell, Earth's Bliss

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CHAN 8864
 
Bush: A Summer Serenade/ Four Songs/A Menagerie/Farewell, Earth's Bliss
Release Date: July 1990
Originally recorded in 1989
Composer (b. 1920)
Geoffrey Bush
Solo tenor
Adrian Thompson
Solo baritone
Stephen Varcoe
Solo piano
Eric Parkin
Conductor
Richard Hickox
Choral
Westminster Singers
Venue
All Saints' Church, Tooting, London
Producer
Brian Couzens
Engineer
Trygg Tryggvason
Genre:
Chamber
Vocal & Song

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GEOFFREY BUSH

(b. 1920)

Summer Serenade

19:57
1.
I
Prologue. Worship ye that lovers be this May
2:42
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James I of Scotland - chorus & orchestra
2.
II
Madrigal. Love is a sickness full of woes
1:58
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Samuel Daniel - unaccompanied voices
3.
III
Scherzo. Love is a pretty frenzy
3:08
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Anon - chorus & orchestra
4.
IV
Dirge. O Rose, thou art sick
3:13
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William Blake - tenor solo, chorus & orchestra
5.
V
Aubade. Pack, clouds, away
2:24
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Heywood - tenor solo & orchestra
6.
VI
Nocturne. Music, when soft voices die
3:22
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Percy Bysshe Shelley - unaccompanied voices
7.
VII
Finale. Pleasure it is, I wis, to hear the birdés sing
2:57
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Anon - chorus & orchestra

Four Songs from 'The Hesperides'

7:51
8.
I
The Impatient Lover
1:40
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9.
II
Upon the loss of his Mistresses
3:05
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10.
III
To Electra
1:57
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11.
IV
Upon Julia's clothes
1:05
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A Menagerie

5:06
12.
I
Tiger - William Blake
1:28
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13.
II
Cuckoo - William Shakespeare
1:52
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14.
III
Monkey-house - ?Thomas Weelkes
1:41
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Farewell, Earth's Bliss

18:26
15.
I
Sweet day, so cool - George Herbert
3:54
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16.
II
O, the month of May - Thomas Dekker
2:17
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17.
III
Do not fear to put thy feet - John Fletcher
2:26
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18.
IV
Fear no more the heat o' the sun - William Shakespeare
3:20
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19.
V
When May is in his prime - Richard Edwardes
1:56
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20.
VI
Fair pledges of a fruitful tree - Robert Herrick
4:22
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Total time: 51:46
Solo: Adrian Thompson tenor
Solo: Stephen Varcoe baritone
Solo: Eric Parkin piano
Conductor: Richard Hickox
15, 16 March 1990

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GEOFFREY BUSH

(b. 1920)

Summer Serenade

19:57
1.
I
Prologue. Worship ye that lovers be this May
2:42
James I of Scotland - chorus & orchestra
2.
II
Madrigal. Love is a sickness full of woes
1:58
Samuel Daniel - unaccompanied voices
3.
III
Scherzo. Love is a pretty frenzy
3:08
Anon - chorus & orchestra
4.
IV
Dirge. O Rose, thou art sick
3:13
William Blake - tenor solo, chorus & orchestra
5.
V
Aubade. Pack, clouds, away
2:24
Heywood - tenor solo & orchestra
6.
VI
Nocturne. Music, when soft voices die
3:22
Percy Bysshe Shelley - unaccompanied voices
7.
VII
Finale. Pleasure it is, I wis, to hear the birdés sing
2:57
Anon - chorus & orchestra

Four Songs from 'The Hesperides'

7:51
8.
I
The Impatient Lover
1:40
9.
II
Upon the loss of his Mistresses
3:05
10.
III
To Electra
1:57
11.
IV
Upon Julia's clothes
1:05

A Menagerie

5:06
12.
I
Tiger - William Blake
1:28
13.
II
Cuckoo - William Shakespeare
1:52
14.
III
Monkey-house - ?Thomas Weelkes
1:41

Farewell, Earth's Bliss

18:26
15.
I
Sweet day, so cool - George Herbert
3:54
16.
II
O, the month of May - Thomas Dekker
2:17
17.
III
Do not fear to put thy feet - John Fletcher
2:26
18.
IV
Fear no more the heat o' the sun - William Shakespeare
3:20
19.
V
When May is in his prime - Richard Edwardes
1:56
20.
VI
Fair pledges of a fruitful tree - Robert Herrick
4:22
Total time: 51:46
Solo: Adrian Thompson tenor
Solo: Stephen Varcoe baritone
Solo: Eric Parkin piano
Conductor: Richard Hickox
15, 16 March 1990




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