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A Fine Partnership

Daniel Norman and Christopher
Gould sing Britten -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... the surest of touches ...'

Benjamin Britten: Who are these Children? Winter Words; Four Burns Songs. Daniel Norman and Christopher Gould. © 2008 BIS Records AB

Purcell, Warlock, and Britten are probably our finest song writers, all three with a wondrous sensitivity to the subtlest inflexions of the English language. The combination of Britten and Hardy is powerful indeed. The great novelist turned poet packs a wealth of emotion into textures where not a word is wasted. Loneliness is so often his theme, the aloneness that only humans fully comprehend, and that nature largely ignores...

Copyright © 15 April 2012 Robert Anderson,
Norfolk UK

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN SONGS

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

BIS RECORDS

VOCAL MUSIC

UNITED KINGDOM

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