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Songs of Innocence - Britten, Barber, Ives, Handel, Warlock, etc / Swait, Bowman, Plant

Album Summary

>Niles, John Jacob : I Wonder As I Wander
>Traditional Spiritual : In the Mornin', spiritual
>Britten, Benjamin : Diaphenia, song for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : The Owl, song for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Witches' Song, for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Chamber Music V, song for soprano or tenor & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Two-part Songs (3), for boys' or female chorus
>Britten, Benjamin : The Oxen, carol for female chorus & piano
>Traditional, British Isles : Little Sir William, folk song
>Berkeley, Michael : Cradle Song, for chorus & organ (or piano)
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : The Bayley Berith the Bell Away, for voice & piano
>Boyce, William : Tell me, lovely shepherd
>Swann, Donald : Slow Train
>Traditional, English : Ca' the yowes
>Somervell, Arthur : Silent Worship ("Did You Not Hear My Lady"), for voice & piano
>Wood, Charles : Who is Silvia?, for voice & piano
>Anonymous : Caleno custure me
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Dirge for Fidele, song for 2 mezzo-sopranos & piano
>Quilter, Roger [Composer] : Summer Sunset, for sopano, alto & piano
>Ives, Charles : Slow March
>Dibdin, Charles : Tom Bowling, for voice & piano
>Traditional, English : Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, folk song
>Williamson, Malcolm : My Bed Is a Boat, song
>Barber, Samuel : Songs (4), Op. 13
>Williamson, Malcolm : Sweet and Low, for voice & piano
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Notes & Reviews:

The initial impetus for 'Songs of Innocence' came from Andrew Swait who was extremely keen to investigate repertoire rarely sung by a treble; indeed, several of the songs featured are world premiere recordings. After rehearsals with Andrew Plant in the summer of 2007, Andrew Swait's immense enthusiasm for Britten's unpublished student works was soon evident and is as evident in this fresh recording a year on.



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>Niles, John Jacob : I Wonder As I Wander
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 1925

>Traditional Spiritual : In the Mornin', spiritual
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.

>Britten, Benjamin : Diaphenia, song for voice & piano
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 09/08/1929

>Britten, Benjamin : The Owl, song for voice & piano
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1929-1932

>Britten, Benjamin : Witches' Song, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1929

>Britten, Benjamin : Chamber Music V, song for soprano or tenor & piano
  • Performers: Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Britten, Benjamin : Two-part Songs (3), for boys' or female chorus :: The Rainbow
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1932

>Britten, Benjamin : The Oxen, carol for female chorus & piano
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1967

>Traditional, British Isles : Little Sir William, folk song
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Form: Vocal

>Berkeley, Michael : Cradle Song, for chorus & organ (or piano)
  • Performers: Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1960s

>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : The Bayley Berith the Bell Away, for voice & piano
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Boyce, William : Tell me, lovely shepherd
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Swann, Donald : Slow Train
  • Performers: Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Traditional, English : Ca' the yowes
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Form: Vocal

>Somervell, Arthur : Silent Worship ("Did You Not Hear My Lady"), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Wood, Charles : Who is Silvia?, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1891

>Anonymous : Caleno custure me
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Dirge for Fidele, song for 2 mezzo-sopranos & piano
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1922

>Quilter, Roger [Composer] : Summer Sunset, for sopano, alto & piano
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1949

>Ives, Charles : Slow March
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1887

>Dibdin, Charles : Tom Bowling, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Traditional, English : Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, folk song
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal

>Williamson, Malcolm : My Bed Is a Boat, song
  • Performers: Andrew Plant (Piano); Andrew Swait (Treble); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Barber, Samuel : Songs (4), Op. 13
  • Performers: James Bowman (Countertenor); Andrew Plant (Piano); Andrew Swait (Treble)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Williamson, Malcolm : Sweet and Low, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Andrew Swait (Treble); Andrew Plant (Piano); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Notes: Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, England (08/11/2007/09/08/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary