Manson composed these three songs on texts by A. E. Housman. They are: When I Came Last to Ludlow; Loveliest of Trees; and Think No More, Lad. Reprinted from a 1920 edition of Boosey & Co.
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Alan Bates, reader; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor; Graham Johnson, piano.
…flat) -- Lads in their hundreds, The (C sharp-E) -- Look not in my eyes (C-F) -- Loveliest of trees (C sharp-E) -- O fair enough are sky and plain (B flat-E flat) -- On the idle hill of summer (C sharp-F) -- Think no more, lad (C sharp-E) -- When I was one and twenty (D-E) -- When the lad for…
Originally released on the Collins Classics label. With Patricia Rozario, soprano; Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo; Christopher Maltman, baritone; Graham Johnson, piano; and the Duke Quartet.
Pref. in English and German: p. iii-v.
A collection of 25 songs by Butterworth. With Iain Burnside, piano.
With biographical sketches of the composer and the poet by Neil Sissons. Even though perceived as primarily a composer of educational works, Somervell composed many vocal and choral works, several cantatas, a symphony, a violin concerto (premiered by Tovey) and many settings of Tennyson, Browning et…
Also: Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad, and Somervell's A Broken Arc. With pianist Roger Vignoles.
Original version. Words by A.E. Housman (from A Shropshire Lad). Parts for string quartet included.
Contents : Two English Idylls -- Rhapsody : A Shropshire Lad -- The Banks of Green Willow -- Eleven Songs from A Shropshire Lad (arr. For voice and small orchestra by Phillip Brookes).
Contents: 2 English Idylls -- A Shropshire Lad -- The Banks of Green Willow -- Music for 7 String Instruments -- Music for Orchestra (1912). With the Sinfonieorchester Aachen and Ensemble Aix. Hybrid SACD.
This disc of orchestral works also includes: Two English Idylls -- A Shropshire Lad Rhapsody -- Six Songs -- Love Blows as the Wind Blows. Kriss Russman conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Hybrid SACD.
George Butterworth: Bredon Hill and other songs -- Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad. Ivor Gurney: In Flanders -- Severn Meadows -- Even such is time -- By a bierside -- The Two Corbies -- Sleep. Ralph Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel. With Eugene Asti, piano. SACD.
Contents: English Idylls (Founded on Folk-Tunes) No. 1 -- English Idylls (Founded on Folk-Tunes) No. 2 -- A Shropshire Lad Rhapsody -- The Banks of Green Willow (Idyll). With a preface, introduction, source notes, editorial notes, and textual commentary. Facsimile plates. An appendix includes early…
Contents: A Shropshire Lad / George Butterworth -- Requiem da Camera / Gerald Finzi -- the Trumpet / Ivor Gurney -- An Oxford Elegy / Ralph Vaughan Williams. With Roderick Williams, baritone; and Jeremy Irons, narrator. Hilary Davan Wetton conducts the City of London Choir and London Mozart Players.