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Philip Wood: Songs and Chamber Music / Lesley-Jane Rogers, soprano; James Bowman, tenor; Heather Bills, cello; Harvey Davies, harpsichord; Manchester Camerata Ensemble

Audio Samples

  1. Philip Wood — Sonnets, Airs & Dances: No. 1, Oh, My Blacke Soule! $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Philip Wood — Sonnets, Airs & Dances: No. 2, Forlana $0.99 on iTunes
  3. Philip Wood — Sonnets, Airs & Dances: No. 3, Come Away, Come, Sweet Love! $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Philip Wood — Sonnets, Airs & Dances: No. 4, Now Is My Chloris Fresh as May $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Philip Wood — Sonnets, Airs & Dances: No. 5, Sarabande $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Philip Wood — Sonnets, Airs & Dances: No. 6, Sonnet "O Soft Embalmer of the Still Midnight" $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Philip Wood — 5 Spring Songs: No. 1, The Happy Cuckoo $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Philip Wood — 5 Spring Songs: No. 2, Song of the Blackbird $0.99 on iTunes
  9. Philip Wood — 5 Spring Songs: No. 3, A Green Cornfield "English Idyll" $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Philip Wood — 5 Spring Songs: No. 4, Waters Above $0.99 on iTunes
  11. Philip Wood — 5 Spring Songs: No. 5, When as the Rye $0.99 on iTunes
  12. Philip Wood — 2 Motets: No. 1, Ave Verum Corpus $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Philip Wood — 2 Motets: No. 2, Ave Maria $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Philip Wood — Partita: I. Aubade $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Philip Wood — Partita: II. Chacony $0.99 on iTunes
  16. Philip Wood — Partita: III. Capriccio $0.99 on iTunes
  17. Philip Wood — Partita: IV. Nocturne $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Philip Wood — Partita: V. Moto perpetuo $0.99 on iTunes
  19. Philip Wood — Aria, Recitative & Rondo: Aria "Quan lo Rossinhols Escria" $0.99 on iTunes
  20. Philip Wood — Aria, Recitative & Rondo: Recitative "Riddle" $0.99 on iTunes
  21. Philip Wood — Aria, Recitative & Rondo: Rondo "Amo, Amas" $0.99 on iTunes
  22. Philip Wood — A Lonsdale Dance $0.99 on iTunes
  23. Philip Wood — Concertino for Recorder & String Quartet: I. Adagio non troppo $0.99 on iTunes
  24. Philip Wood — Concertino for Recorder & String Quartet: II. Allegro con brio $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Wood, Philip : Sonnets, Airs and Dances, for voice, recorder & harpsichord
>Wood, Philip : Spring Songs (5), for voice, recorder, cello & harpsichord
>Wood, Philip : Motets (2) for soprano
>Wood, Philip : Partita for recorder & cello
>Wood, Philip : Aria, Recitative and Rondo, for voice & cello
>Wood, Philip : A Lonsdale Dance, for recorder
>Wood, Philip : Concertino for recorder & string quartet
Performers Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

English composer Philip Wood (b. 1972) has been greatly influenced by the compositional style of Britten, as well as the modern British lyrical writers Vaughan Williams, Holst, and Rawsthorne to name a few. Containing vocal and chamber works by Philip Wood, Sonnets, Airs and Dances features pieces of intense lyricism. World-renowned countertenor James Bowman and acclaimed soprano Lesley-Jane Rogers are the featured vocalists on this recording. John Turner is featured on the recorder, alongside cellists Heather Bills, Jonathan Price, and harpsichordist Harvey Davies.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: ASC Studios, Macclesfield (06/11/2004); St. Thomas Church, Stockport (06/11/2004); Worlseton Church, Nantwich (06/11/2004); ASC Studios, Macclesfield (06/22/2015); St. Thomas Church, Stockport (06/22/2015); Worlseton Church, Nantwich (06/22/2015); ASC Studios, Macclesfield (12/2000); St. Thomas Church, Stockport (12/2000); Worlseton Church, Nantwich (12/2000).



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Works Details

>Wood, Philip : Sonnets, Airs and Dances, for voice, recorder & harpsichord
  • Performers: Harvey Davies (Harpsichord); Harvey Davies (Piano); Lesley-Jane Rogers (Soprano); John Turner (Recorder)
  • Ensemble: Manchester Camerata Ensemble
  • Running Time: 16 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>Wood, Philip : Spring Songs (5), for voice, recorder, cello & harpsichord
  • Performers: Heather Bills (Cello); Harvey Davies (Harpsichord); Lesley-Jane Rogers (Soprano); John Turner (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>Wood, Philip : Motets (2) for soprano
  • Performer: Lesley-Jane Rogers (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Wood, Philip : Partita for recorder & cello
  • Performers: Jonathan Price [Composer/Cello] (Cello); John Turner (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Wood, Philip : Aria, Recitative and Rondo, for voice & cello
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Jonathan Price [Composer/Cello] (Cello)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Wood, Philip : A Lonsdale Dance, for recorder
  • Performer: John Turner (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Wood, Philip : Concertino for recorder & string quartet
  • Performers: Manchester Camerata (Strings); John Turner (Recorder)
  • Ensemble: Manchester Camerata
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 02/2000