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The Complete C.W. Orr Songbook, Vol. 2 / Mark Stone, baritone; Simon Lepper, piano

Audio Samples

>Orr, C.W. : Songs (5) from "A Shropshire Lad"
>Orr, C.W. : Plucking the Rushes, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : Songs (4), for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : Hymn Before Sleep, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : While Summer on Is Sleeping, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : The Lads in Their Hundreds, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : The Isle of Portland ("The star-filled seas are smooth to-night"), for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : 1887, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : In Valleys Green and Still, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : Songs (3) from "A Shropshire Lad"

Album Summary

>Orr, C.W. : Songs (5) from "A Shropshire Lad"
>Orr, C.W. : Plucking the Rushes, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : Songs (4), for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : Hymn Before Sleep, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : While Summer on Is Sleeping, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : The Lads in Their Hundreds, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : The Isle of Portland ("The star-filled seas are smooth to-night"), for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : 1887, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : In Valleys Green and Still, for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : Songs (3) from "A Shropshire Lad"
Performers Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Stone Records is delighted to announce the concluding CD in a two-disc series that comprises the first-ever complete recording of C.W. Orr's songs for voice and piano. This wonderful composer is one of the music world's best-kept secrets, with so few of his songs recorded - until now!

The Guardian, August 2012
Fans of English song should be grateful to Stone and Lepper for their efforts to make this music better known.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011).



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Works Details

>Orr, C.W. : Songs (5) from "A Shropshire Lad"
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Orr, C.W. : Plucking the Rushes, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1921

>Orr, C.W. : Songs (4), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1932

>Orr, C.W. : Hymn Before Sleep, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1953

>Orr, C.W. : While Summer on Is Sleeping, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Orr, C.W. : The Lads in Their Hundreds, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Mark Stone; Simon Lepper (Piano)
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Orr, C.W. : The Isle of Portland ("The star-filled seas are smooth to-night"), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Orr, C.W. : 1887, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Orr, C.W. : In Valleys Green and Still, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Orr, C.W. : Songs (3) from "A Shropshire Lad"
  • Performers: Simon Lepper (Piano); Mark Stone
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K. (11/05/2011-11/06/2011)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern