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Glorious Singing

A recital by Alice Coote
and Graham Johnson -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... interpreted with great zest and passion ...'

The Power of Love - An English Songbook. Alice Coote and Graham Johnson. © 2012 Hyperion Records Ltd

Hyperion continues apace with its wonderful explorations of the English song repertoire with this latest offering from mezzo soprano Alice Coote and the indefatigable pianist Graham Johnson. The disc contains work by several famous names of the past including Percy Grainger, Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst.

I was particularly taken by the great beauty of Roger Quilter's 'Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal' and 'The Power of Love' where Coote really exceeds herself in glorious singing...

Copyright © 7 September 2012 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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THE POWER OF LOVE - AN ENGLISH SONGBOOK

GRAHAM JOHNSON

EDWARD ELGAR

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

ROGER QUILTER

PERCY GRAINGER

PHILIP HESELTINE

E J MOERAN

IVOR GURNEY

GUSTAV HOLST

VOCAL MUSIC

UNITED KINGDOM

HYPERION RECORDS LTD

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