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Ensemble

Thoroughly Enjoyable

MIKE WHEELER listens to
the Richard Roddis Singers on tour

 

In contrast to previous years, the Richard Roddis Singers took a mostly secular programme on their latest annual mini-tour of Derbyshire (heard at The VoiceBox, Derby, UK, 14 April 2012).

On the evidence of his John Clare Cantata, we don't hear enough of Malcolm Arnold's vocal music. As a tribute from one Northamptoner to another, it takes six of Clare's poems and arranges them into a seasonal cycle...

Copyright © 20 April 2012 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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MALCOLM ARNOLD

CLIVE POLLARD

RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT

RICHARD RODDIS

MAURICE RAVEL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

CHORAL MUSIC

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