1 CD / Hyperion / 2006-07-11Works: Percy Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry "Danny Boy"; Dollar and a Half a Day, chanty for male chorus (or 10 male voices) (SCS 2); Shenandoah, chanty for male chorus (Two Sea Chanties, no 1); Sto...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Carwood, Andrew; Crabtree, Libby; Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Wilson-Johnson, David
Conductors: Layton, Stephen
"Polyphony-in recordings from 1994- offers shimmering and sensitive work The thorough notes shed much light on Grainger's wide-ranging interests, colorful personality, and rather dysfunctional life....continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1996-11-19Works: Percy Grainger: Shallow Brown, chanty for 1 or 2 voices (solo or chorus) & ensemble (SCS 3); Marching Tune, folk song for chorus & brass choir (or piano or brass band) (BFMS 9); I'm Seventeen Come Su...
Performers: Archer, David; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Pearson, Leslie [Keyboard]; Thwaites, Penelope; Varcoe, Stephen [Baritone Vocals]; Watkinson, Andrew
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia; Joyful Company of Singers
"...Most of the music is glorious. I'm a sucker for songs of the sea, and here are two intensely sad, gorgeously atmospheric chanteys: 'Stormy' and...continue...