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A. E. Housman - A Shropshire Lad / Bates, Johnson, et al

Album Summary

>Housman, Alfred Edward : 1887 From Clee to heaven the beacon burns
>Butterworth, George : Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra)
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Recruit ("Leave your home behind, lad")
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Reveille ("Wake
>Orr, C.W. : Songs (3) from "A Shropshire Lad"
>Butterworth, George : Bredon Hill and Other Songs, songs (5) for voice & piano
>Housman, Alfred Edward : When smoke stood up from Ludlow
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Farewell to barn and stack and tree
>Housman, Alfred Edward : On moonlit heath and lonesome bank
>Housman, Alfred Edward : March ("The sun at noon to higher air...")
>Ireland, John [Composer] : The Heart's Desire (The boys are up the woods with day), for voice & piano
>Housman, Alfred Edward : On your midnight pallet lying
>Orr, C.W. : Songs (7) from "A Shropshire Lad"
>Housman, Alfred Edward : There pass the careless people
>Housman, Alfred Edward : It nods and curtseys and recovers
>Ireland, John [Composer] : Goal and wicket (Twice a week the winter thorough), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost Conten
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Oh, when I was in love with you
>Housman, Alfred Edward : To An Athlete Dying Young ("The time you won your own race")
>Moeran, E.J. : Oh fair enough are sky and plain, for voice & piano
>Ireland, John [Composer] : The encounter (The street sounds to the soldiers' tread), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Say, lad, have you things to do?
>Orr, C.W. : This Time of Year
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Along the field as we came by
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Welsh Marches ("High the vanes of Shrewsbury gleam")
>Ireland, John [Composer] : The Lent lily ('Tis spring; come out to ramble), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost Content")
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Others, I am not the first
>Housman, Alfred Edward : On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble
>Housman, Alfred Edward : From far, from eve and morning
>Ireland, John [Composer] : The vain desire (If truth in hearts that perish), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost Content"
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The New Mistress ("Oh, sick I am to see you")
>Horder, Mervyn : White in the moon the long road lies, for voice & piano
>Housman, Alfred Edward : As through the wild green hills of Wyre
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The winds out of the west land blow
>Ireland, John [Composer] : Hawthorn Time ('Tis time, I think, by Wenlock town), for voice & piano
>Orr, C.W. : Into My Heart an Air That Kills
>Housman, Alfred Edward : In my own shire, if I was sad
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Merry Guide ("Once in the wind of Morning")
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Immortal Part ("When I meet the morning beam")
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Shot? so quick, so clean an ending?
>Berkeley, Lennox : Housman Songs (5), for high voice & piano, Op. 14/3
>Housman, Alfred Edward : If it chance your eye offend you
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Bring, in this timeless grave to throw
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Carpenter's Son ("Here the hangman stops his cart")
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Be still, my soul, be still
>Housman, Alfred Edward : In valleys of springs or rivers
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Loitering with a vacant eye
>Moeran, E.J. : Far in a western brookland
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The True Lover ("The lad came to the door at night")
>Barber, Samuel : With rue my heart is laden, for voice & piano, Op. 2/2
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Westward on the high-hilled plains
>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Day of Battle ("Far I hear the bugle blow")
>Ireland, John [Composer] : Epilogue (You smile upon your friend to-day), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost Content")
>Housman, Alfred Edward : When I came last to Ludlow
>Orr, C.W. : The Isle of Portland ("The star-filled seas are smooth to-night"), for voice & piano
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Now hollow fires burn out to black
>Housman, Alfred Edward : Terence, this is stupid stuff
>Housman, Alfred Edward : I hoed and trenched and weeded
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'An outstanding release' (Classic CD)



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Works Details

>Housman, Alfred Edward : 1887 From Clee to heaven the beacon burns
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Butterworth, George : Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra) :: no 1, Loveliest of trees
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1911

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Recruit ("Leave your home behind, lad")
  • Running Time: 1 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Reveille ("Wake :: the silver dusk returning")
  • Running Time: 1 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Orr, C.W. : Songs (3) from "A Shropshire Lad" :: Oh see how thick the goldcup flowers
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Butterworth, George : Bredon Hill and Other Songs, songs (5) for voice & piano :: no 3, When the lad for longing sighs
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Notes: Composition written: 1912.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1912

>Housman, Alfred Edward : When smoke stood up from Ludlow
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Farewell to barn and stack and tree
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : On moonlit heath and lonesome bank
  • Running Time: 1 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : March ("The sun at noon to higher air...")
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Ireland, John [Composer] : The Heart's Desire (The boys are up the woods with day), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1917

>Housman, Alfred Edward : On your midnight pallet lying
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Orr, C.W. : Songs (7) from "A Shropshire Lad" :: no 2, When I watch the living meet
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Butterworth, George : Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra) :: no 2, When I was one-and-twent
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1911

>Housman, Alfred Edward : There pass the careless people
  • Running Time: 1 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Butterworth, George : Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra) :: no 3, Look not in my eyes
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1911

>Housman, Alfred Edward : It nods and curtseys and recovers
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Ireland, John [Composer] : Goal and wicket (Twice a week the winter thorough), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost Conten
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1920-1921

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Oh, when I was in love with you
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : To An Athlete Dying Young ("The time you won your own race")
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Moeran, E.J. : Oh fair enough are sky and plain, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Butterworth, George : Bredon Hill and Other Songs, songs (5) for voice & piano :: no 1, Bredon Hill. In summertime on Bredo
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Notes: Composition written: 1912.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1912

>Ireland, John [Composer] : The encounter (The street sounds to the soldiers' tread), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1920-1921

>Butterworth, George : Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra) :: no 5, The lads in their hundre
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1911

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Say, lad, have you things to do?
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Orr, C.W. : This Time of Year
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Along the field as we came by
  • Running Time: 1 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Butterworth, George : Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra) :: no 6, Is my team ploughing?
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1911

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Welsh Marches ("High the vanes of Shrewsbury gleam")
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Ireland, John [Composer] : The Lent lily ('Tis spring; come out to ramble), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost Content")
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1920-1921

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Others, I am not the first
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble
  • Running Time: 1 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : From far, from eve and morning
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Ireland, John [Composer] : The vain desire (If truth in hearts that perish), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost Content"
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1920-1921

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The New Mistress ("Oh, sick I am to see you")
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Butterworth, George : Bredon Hill and Other Songs, songs (5) for voice & piano :: no 4, On the idle hill of summer
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Notes: Composition written: 1912.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1912

>Horder, Mervyn : White in the moon the long road lies, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Housman, Alfred Edward : As through the wild green hills of Wyre
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The winds out of the west land blow
  • Running Time: 1 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Ireland, John [Composer] : Hawthorn Time ('Tis time, I think, by Wenlock town), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1919

>Orr, C.W. : Into My Heart an Air That Kills
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Housman, Alfred Edward : In my own shire, if I was sad
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Merry Guide ("Once in the wind of Morning")
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Immortal Part ("When I meet the morning beam")
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Shot? so quick, so clean an ending?
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Berkeley, Lennox : Housman Songs (5), for high voice & piano, Op. 14/3 :: Because I liked you better
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1939

>Berkeley, Lennox : Housman Songs (5), for high voice & piano, Op. 14/3 :: He would not stay for me
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1939

>Housman, Alfred Edward : If it chance your eye offend you
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Bring, in this timeless grave to throw
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Carpenter's Son ("Here the hangman stops his cart")
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Be still, my soul, be still
  • Running Time: 1 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Butterworth, George : Songs (6) from "A Shropshire Lad", for voice & piano (or orchestra) :: no 4, Think no more, lad; laug
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1911

>Housman, Alfred Edward : In valleys of springs or rivers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Loitering with a vacant eye
  • Running Time: 1 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Moeran, E.J. : Far in a western brookland
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The True Lover ("The lad came to the door at night")
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Barber, Samuel : With rue my heart is laden, for voice & piano, Op. 2/2
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1928

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Westward on the high-hilled plains
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : The Day of Battle ("Far I hear the bugle blow")
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Ireland, John [Composer] : Epilogue (You smile upon your friend to-day), for voice & piano (from "The Land of Lost Content")
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1920-1921

>Housman, Alfred Edward : When I came last to Ludlow
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Orr, C.W. : The Isle of Portland ("The star-filled seas are smooth to-night"), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Now hollow fires burn out to black
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Orr, C.W. : Songs (7) from "A Shropshire Lad" :: Hughley Steeple. The vane on Hughley steeple
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Housman, Alfred Edward : Terence, this is stupid stuff
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Housman, Alfred Edward : I hoed and trenched and weeded
  • Period Time: Post Romantic