The acclaimed English Song Series celebrates the richness and diversity of British composers, performed by leading interpreters of the repertoire. Growing out of an ancient tradition that still echoes in the folk song arrangements of Benjamin Britten, the British art song draws it's inspiration from the English poetic language, the nation's unique land and seascapes, and the suffering and joy of human emotions. From the delightfully light-hearted songs of Liza Lehmann to the abundance of invention and imagery from today's composers, this collection is a repository of the essence of British musical craftsmanship at it's finest.
The acclaimed English Song Series celebrates the richness and diversity of British composers, performed by leading interpreters of the repertoire. Growing out of an ancient tradition that still echoes in the folk song arrangements of Benjamin Britten, the British art song draws it's inspiration from the English poetic language, the nation's unique land and seascapes, and the suffering and joy of human emotions. From the delightfully light-hearted songs of Liza Lehmann to the abundance of invention and imagery from today's composers, this collection is a repository of the essence of British musical craftsmanship at it's finest.
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Format: CD
Label: NAXOS
Rel. Date: 05/14/2021
UPC: 730099250740

Naxos English Song Collection / Various
Artist: Naxos English Song Collection / Various
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Track 1
2. The Winds
3. Track 3
4. Tritons
5. Track 5
6. Beatriz's Song (arr. C. Palmer for voice and piano)
7. Track 7
8. Under the Greenwood Tree
9. Track 9
10. No.
11. Daphne
12. Track 12
13. No.
14. Through Gilded Trellises
15. Track 15
16. No.
17. Old Sir Faulk
18. Track 18
19. No.
20. Fain would I change that note
21. Track 21
22. No.
23. O stay, sweet love
24. 1
25. No.
26. Lady, when I behold the roses
27. 1
28. No.
29. My love in her attire
30. 1
31. No.
32. I gave her cakes and I gave her ale
33. 1
34. No.
35. To couple is a custom
36. 1
37. No.
38. The Lord Mayor's Table
39. 1
40. No.
41. Glide Gently
42. 1
43. No.
44. Wapping Old Stairs
45. 1
46. No.
47. Holy Thursday
48. 1
49. No.
50. The Contrast
51. 1
52. No.
53. Rhyme
54. 2
55. No.
56. Long Steel Grass
57. 2
58. No.
59. Tango - Pasodoble
60. 2
61. No.
62. Popular Song
63. .
64. Track 64
65. O mistress mine
66. Track 66
67. Orpheus with his lute
68. Track 68
69. Sweet Kate
70. Track 70
71. No.
72. The shepherd
73. Track 73
74. No.
75. The blossom
76. Track 76
77. No.
78. The lamb
79. Track 79
80. No.
81. Nurse's Song
82. Track 82
83. No.
84. Birds in the high Hall-garden
85. Track 85
86. No.
87. Go not, happy day
88. 1
89. No.
90. Come into the garden, Maud
91. 1
92. No.
93. James Lee's Wife speaks at the window
94. 1
95. No.
96. By the fireside
97. 1
98. No.
99. In the doorway
100. 1
101. No.
102. On the cliff
103. 1
104. No.
105. Among the rocks
106. 1
107. The Bargain
108. 1
109. Fain would I change that note
110. 1
111. Shepherd's cradle song
112. 1
113. Come to me in my dreams
114. 2
115. Long in Springtime: No.
116. Dainty little maiden
117. 2
118. When Spring returns
119. 2
120. No.
121. Lovliest of trees
122. 2
123. No.
124. When I was one-and-twenty
125. 2
126. No.
127. There pass the careless people
128. 2
129. No.
130. In summer-time on Bredon
131. 2
132. No.
133. The street sounds to a soldier's tread
134. 2
135. No.
136. On the idle hill of summer
137. 2
138. No.
139. White in the moon the long road lies
140. 2
141. No.
142. Think no more lad, laugh, be jolly
143. 3
144. No.
145. Into my heart an air that kills
146. 3
147. No. 1
148. The lads in their hundreds
149. .
150. Track 150
151. It was a Lover and his Lass
152. Track 152
153. No.
154. The Lawyer
155. Track 155
156. The Splendour Falls
157. Track 157
158. 4 Poems by Fredegond Shove: No.
159. The Water Mill
160. Track 160
161. 4 Last Songs: No.
162. Tired
163. Track 163
164. The House of Life: No.
165. Silent Noon
166. Track 166
167. No.
168. Searching for Lambs
169. Track 169
170. No.
171. Nocturne
172. Track 172
173. No.
174. Joy, Shipmate, Joy!
175. 1
176. No.
177. Lord, come away
178. 1
179. No.
180. Come Love, come Lord
181. 1
182. No.
183. Easter
184. 1
185. No.
186. I got me flowers
187. 1
188. No.
189. Love bade me welcome
190. 1
191. No.
192. The call
193. 1
194. No.
195. Antiphon
196. 1
197. No.
198. On Wenlock Edge
199. 1
200. No.
201. From far, from eve and morning
202. 1
203. No.
204. Is my team ploughing?
205. 2
206. No.
207. Oh, when I was in love with you
208. 2
209. No.
210. Bredon Hill
211. 2
212. No.
213. Clun
214. 2
215. Dirge for Fidele
216. .
217. Track 217
218. O Curlew, cry no more in the air
219. Track 219
220. Pale brows, still hands and dim hair
221. Track 221
222. I cried when the moon was murmuring to the birds
223. Track 223
224. Interlude
225. Track 225
226. I wander by the edge of this desolate lake
227. Track 227
228. No.
229. The Distracted Maid
230. Track 230
231. No.
232. Burd Ellen and Young Tamlane
233. Track 233
234. No.
235. Rantum Tantum
236. Track 236
237. Peter Warlock's Fancy
238. 1
239. No.
240. Chopcherry
241. 1
242. No.
243. A Sad Song
244. 1
245. No.
246. Rutterkin
247. 1
248. My gostly fader
249. 1
250. Bright is the ring of words
251. 1
252. No.
253. Along the stream
254. 1
255. No.
256. Take, O take those lips away
257. 1
258. No.
259. Heraclitus
260. 1
261. The cloths of Heaven
262. 1
263. The frostbound wood
264. 2
265. Bethlehem Down
266. 2
267. Sweet and twenty
268. 2
269. And wilt thou leave me thus?
270. 2
271. Mr Belloc's Fancy
272. 2
273. No.
274. Roister Doister
275. 2
276. No.
277. Spring
278. 2
279. No.
280. Lusty Juventus
281. 2
282. The Bachelor
283. 2
284. Away to Twiver
285. 2
286. Captain Stratton's Fancy
287. .
288. Track 288
289. No.
290. It was a lover and his lass
291. Track 291
292. No.
293. Take, O take those lips away
294. Track 294
295. 3 Shakespeare Songs, Op. 6: No.
296. O mistress mine
297. Track 297
298. 4 Shakespeare Songs, Op. 30: No.
299. How should I your true love know
300. Track 300
301. 2 Shakespeare Songs, Op. 32: No.
302. Orpheus with his lute
303. Track 303
304. Hark! Hark! the lark
305. Track 305
306. No.
307. Ca' the Yowes
308. Track 308
309. No.
310. Charlie is my darling
311. Track 311
312. No.
313. Ye Banks and Braes
314. 1
315. I arise from dreams of thee
316. 1
317. 6 Songs, Op. 25: No.
318. Music, when soft voices die
319. 1
320. 3 Songs, Op. 3: No.
321. Love's Philosophy
322. 1
323. Spring is at the door
324. 1
325. Songs of Sorrow, Op. 10: No.
326. Passing dreams
327. 1
328. 4 Songs, Op. 14: No.
329. Autumn Evening
330. 1
331. 6 Songs, Op. 25: No.
332. An old carol
333. 1
334. No.
335. I will go with my father a-ploughing
336. 1
337. No.
338. Cherry valley
339. 1
340. No.
341. I wish and I wish
342. 2
343. 5 English Love Lyrics, Op. 24: No.
344. Go, lovely rose
345. 2
346. 4 Songs, Op. 14: No.
347. A last year's rose
348. 2
349. 3 Songs, Op. 15: No.
350. Amaryllis at the fountain
351. 2
352. 5 Jacobean Lyrics, Op. 28: No.
353. I dare not ask a kiss
354. 2
355. 3 Songs, Op. 3: No.
356. Now sleeps the crimson petal
357. 2
358. Prelude
359. 2
360. No.
361. The bracelet
362. 2
363. No.
364. The maiden blush
365. 2
366. No.
367. To daisies
368. 2
369. No.
370. The night piece
371. 3
372. No.
373. Julia's hair
374. 3
375. Interlude
376. 3
377. No.
378. Cherry ripe
379. 3
380. Love calls through the summer night
381. .
382. Track 382
383. No.
384. Jesu sweet
385. Track 385
386. No.
387. My soul has nought but fire and ice
388. Track 388
389. No.
390. I sing of a maiden
391. Track 391
392. No.
393. My Leman is so true
394. Track 394
395. No.
396. Calm is the morn
397. Track 397
398. No.
399. My true love hath my heart
400. Track 400
401. No.
402. Weep you no more
403. Track 403
404. No.
405. Lovely kind and kindly loving
406. Track 406
407. No.
408. Cradle Song
409. 1
410. No.
411. Peace
412. 1
413. No.
414. Ushas (Dawn)
415. 1
416. No.
417. Varuna I (Sky)
418. 1
419. No.
420. Maruts (Storm Clouds)
421. 1
422. No.
423. Indra (God of Storm and Battle)
424. 1
425. No.
426. Varuna II (The Waters)
427. 1
428. No.
429. Song of the Frogs
430. 1
431. No.
432. Vac (Speech)
433. 1
434. No.
435. Creation
436. 1
437. No.
438. Faith
439. 2
440. No.
441. Persephone
442. 2
443. No.
444. Things lovelier
445. 2
446. No.
447. Now in these fairylands
448. 2
449. No.
450. A little music
451. 2
452. No.
453. The thought
454. 2
455. No.
456. The floral bandit
457. 2
458. No.
459. Envoi
460. 2
461. No.
462. The dream-city
463. 2
464. No.
465. Journey's end
466. 2
467. No. 1
468. In the street of lost time
469. 3
470. No. 1
471. Rhyme
472. 3
473. No. 1
474. Betelgeuse
475. 3
476. 4 Songs, Op. 4: No.
477. Margrete's Cradle Song
478. 3
479. The Heart Worships
480. .
481. Track 481
482. No.
483. Sonnet VI: Oh my blacke Soule!
484. Track 484
485. No.
486. Sonnet XIV: Batter my heart
487. Track 487
488. No.
489. Sonnet III: O might those sighes and teares
490. Track 490
491. No.
492. Sonnet XIX: Oh, to vex me
493. Track 493
494. No.
495. Sonnet XIII: What if this present
496. Track 496
497. No.
498. Sonnet XVII: Since she whom I lov'd
499. Track 499
500. No.
501. Sonnet VII: At the round earth's imagin'd corners
502. Track 502
503. No.
504. Sonnet I: Thou hast made me
505. Track 505
506. No.
507. Sonnet X: Death, be not proud
508. 1
509. No.
510. Sonetto XVI: Si come nella penna e nell'inchiostro
511. 1
512. No.
513. Sonetto XXXI: A che piĆ¹ debb'io mai l'intensa voglia
514. 1
515. No.
516. Sonetto XXX: Veggio co' be' vostri occhi un dolce lume
517. 1
518. No.
519. Sonetto LV: Tu sa' ch'io so, signior mie, che tu sai
520. 1
521. No.
522. Sonetto XXXVIII: Rendete a gli occhi miei, o fonte o fiume
523. 1
524. No.
525. Sonetto XXXII: S'un casto amor, s'una pieta superna
526. 1
527. No.
528. Sonetto XXIV: Spirto ben nato, in cui si specchia e vede
529. 1
530. No.
531. At Day-close in November
532. 1
533. No.
534. Midnight on the Great Western
535. 1
536. No.
537. Wagtail and Baby
538. 2
539. No.
540. The Little Old Table
541. 2
542. No.
543. The Choirmaster's Burial
544. 2
545. No.
546. Proud S

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The acclaimed English Song Series celebrates the richness and diversity of British composers, performed by leading interpreters of the repertoire. Growing out of an ancient tradition that still echoes in the folk song arrangements of Benjamin Britten, the British art song draws it's inspiration from the English poetic language, the nation's unique land and seascapes, and the suffering and joy of human emotions. From the delightfully light-hearted songs of Liza Lehmann to the abundance of invention and imagery from today's composers, this collection is a repository of the essence of British musical craftsmanship at it's finest.