Ralph Vaughan Williams: Garden of Proserpine; In The Fen Country; The Captain's Apprentice / Jane Irwin, Mary Brevan, Leigh Melrose
1 CD / Albion / 2011-05-31Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Garden of Prosperine, for soprano, chorus & orchestra; In the Fen Country; Folksongs from the Eastern Counties (15); Patrick Hadley: Fen and Flood, cantata for chorus & or...
Performers: Irwin, Jane; Melrose, Leigh; Vocal], Mary Bevan [Soprano
Conductors: Daniel, Paul
Ensemble: ; Joyful Company of Singers
Vaughan Williams completed The Garden of Proserpine, scored for soprano soloist, chorus and full orchestra, in 1899. For the twenty-something composer, it was a first...continue...
Recording information: The Lighthouse, Poole (09/27/2010-09/28/2010)....continue...
1 CD / Lyrita / 2007-01-01Works: Patrick Hadley: The Trees So High, symphonic ballad for baritone, chorus & orchestra in A minor; Gerald Finzi: Intimations of Immortality for tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op 29
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
"This is the stuff of which heaven is made... Lyrita are to be commended for re-releasing these two fine performances. And it is appropriate that...continue...