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Quite Splendid

American vocal and
symphonic music -
heard by
BILL NEWMAN

'... much enjoyment and interest ...'

American Song. Meriel Dickinson, Peter Dickinson

Originally recorded on 28 March 1977 at All Saints Church, Petersham, UK, this recital appeared on the Unicorn label on RHS 353. Meriel Dickinson's mezzo voice reminds me of Sylvia McNair and Dawn Upshaw who are renowned for their similar choice of repertoire. Both Meriel and pianist/composer brother Peter Dickinson were born at Lytham St Annes and specialize in American music...

Copyright © 4 July 2013 Bill Newman,
London UK

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AMERICAN SONG - MERIEL AND PETER DICKINSON (HTGCD 231)

ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK: AN AMERICAN PORT OF CALL (8.559722)

PETER DICKINSON

ELLIOTT CARTER

AARON COPLAND

JOHN CAGE

GEORGE GERSHWIN

VIRGIL THOMSON

ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

NAXOS

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