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Vaughan Williams / Dove / Warlock - Mark Padmore, Nicholas Daniel, Britten Sinfonia

HMU 807566


Playing time: 72'35"
Tracks: 22
Booklet pages: 40
© 2013 harmonia mundi usa
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Vaughan Williams / Dove / Warlock - Mark Padmore, Nicholas Daniel, Britten Sinfonia published on 2 March 2014

Listen: Vaughan Williams: Bredon Hill (On Wenlock Edge) (track 5, 1:05-2:11)

Mark Padmore, tenor

Members of Britten Sinfonia (1-6, 17-22):
Jacqueline Shave, director, violin
Miranda Dale, violin
Clare Finnimore, viola
Caroline Dearnley, cello
Emer McDonough, flute

Nicholas Daniel, oboe (7-16), cor anglais (17-22)

Huw Watkins, piano (1-6)

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958):

On Wenlock Edge (1907), setting poems by A E Housman (1859-1936)

1 On Wenlock Edge
2 From far, from eve and morning
3 Is my team ploughing?
4 Oh, when I was in love with you
5 Bredon Hill
6 Clun

Ten Blake Songs (1957), setting poems by William Blake (1757-1827)
7 Infant Joy
8 A Poison Tree
9 The Piper
10 London
11 The Lamb
12 The Shepherd
13 Ah, Sun-flower
14 Cruelty has a human heart
15 The Divine Image
16 Eternity

Jonathan Dove (born 1959):

17 The End (2012), text: Mark Strand (born 1934)

Peter Warlock (1894-1930):

The Curlew (1920-22), text: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
18 The Curlew
19 Pale brows, still hands
20 I cried when the moon
21 Interlude
22 I wander by the edge

Recorded May 2012 at Air Studios, Lyndhurst Hall, London UK


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