Swann, D: The Wart Hog

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Mud, Glorious Mud!

Mud, Glorious Mud!

The Best of Flanders & Swan


Swann, D:

A Transport of Delight (The Omnibus)

Song Of Reproduction

I'm a Gnu

Design for Living

Je Suis le Ténébreux

Philological Waltz

Satellite Moon

A Happy Song

A Song of the Weather

The Reluctant Cannibal

Greensleeves

Misalliance

Kokoraki - A Greek Song

Madeira, M'Dear?

The Hippopotamus Song (Mud, mud, glorious mud)

Vanessa

Too Many Cookers

The Rhinoceros Song

The Wart Hog

The Elephant Song


Michael Flanders, Donald Swann & Ian Wallace

Regis Forum - FRC6127

(CD)

$5.75

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Animal Songs

Animal Songs

Bestiaries in English, French, & German


Gompper:

The Animals

Ravel:

Histoires naturelles (5)

Reger:

Schlichte Weisen, Op. 76 (selection)

Swann, D:

The Wart Hog

The Armadillo

The Spider

The Sloth

The Wild Boar


Stephen Swanson (baritone), David Gompper (piano)

Albany - TROY1365

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The Very Best of English Song

The Very Best of English Song


anon.:

Willow song

Balfe:

Come into the garden, Maud

Bishop, H R:

Home, Sweet Home

Brahe:

Bless this House

Butterworth, G:

Loveliest of Trees

Byrd:

Lullaby, my sweet little baby

Ye sacred muses - an elegy for Thomas Tallis

Carter, S:

Down Below

Dibdin:

Tom Bowling

Dowland:

Can she excuse my wrongs? (First Booke of Songes, 1597)

Sorrow, stay

Awake, sweet love

Woeful heart

Shall I sue?

Me, me, and none but me

Flow my teares (Lacrimæ)

Finzi:

Since we loved

Rollicum-rorum

Gurney:

Down by the Salley Gardens

Black Stitchel

Ireland:

The Salley Gardens

Sea Fever

Johnson, R:

Where the bee sucks

Full fathom five

Keel:

Trade Winds (No. 2 from Three Salt-Water Ballads)

Morley:

It was a lover and his lass

O mistress mine

Mortimer, C:

The Smuggler's Song

Parry:

O mistress mine

Peel:

In Summertime on Bredon

Purcell:

Fairest Isle (from King Arthur)

Music for a while, Z583

I attempt from love's sickness to fly in vain (from The Indian Queen)

If music be the food of love, Z379

An Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun hath veiled his light', Z193

Quilter:

Love's Philosophy, Op. 3 No. 1 (Shelley)

Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op. 3 No. 2 (Tennyson)

Come away, death

Shield, W:

The Plough Boy

Stanford:

Drake's Drum

The Old Superb

Swann, D:

The Hippopotamus Song (Mud, mud, glorious mud)

A Transport of Delight (The Omnibus)

The Wart Hog

trad.:

The Foggy, Foggy Dew

Greensleeves

Vaughan Williams:

Linden Lea

The Lamb

The Shepherd

Silent Noon

Walton:

Popular Song from 'Façade'

Warlock:

Yarmouth Fair

My Own Country

Passing By

Pretty Ring Time

Balulalow

Woodforde-Finden:

Kashmiri Song


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Very Best of English Song

Very Best of English Song


anon.:

Willow song

Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupré (lute)

Balfe:

Come into the garden, Maud

Robert Tear (tenor), André Previn (piano)

Bishop, H R:

Home, Sweet Home

Robert Tear (tenor), André Previn (piano)

Brahe:

Bless this house

Dame Janet Baker (mezzo), Sir Philip Ledger (piano)

Britten:

The foggy, foggy dew

Robert Tear (tenor), André Previn (piano)

The Plough Boy

Robert Tear (tenor), André Previn (piano)

Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Op. 31

Robert Tear (tenor), Alan Civil (horn)

Northern Sinfonia, Sir Neville Marriner

Les illuminations, Op. 18

John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Pauline Lowbury (violin)

Britten Sinfonia, Nicholas Cleobury

Butterworth, G:

Loveliest of Trees

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), David Willison (piano)

Love Blows As The Wind Blows

Robert Tear (tenor)

Vernon Handley

Byrd:

Lullaby, my sweet little baby

Michael Chance (countertenor)

Fretwork

Elegy on the death of Thomas Tallis

Michael Chance (countertenor), Christopher Wilson (lute)

Carter, S:

Down Below

Ian Wallace (bass-baritone), Donald Swann (piano)

Delius:

Sea Drift

John Noble (baritone)

Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves

Dibdin:

Tom Bowling

Robert Tear (tenor), André Previn (piano)

Dowland:

Sorrow, stay

Dame Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)

Can she excuse my wrongs? (First Booke of Songes, 1597)

Dame Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)

Awake, sweet love

Dame Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)

Woeful heart

Dame Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)

Shall I sue?

Charles Daniels (tenor), David Miller (lute)

Me, me, and none but me

Charles Daniels (tenor), David Miller (lute)

Flow my teares (Lacrimæ)

Charles Daniels (tenor), David Miller (lute)

Elgar:

Sea Pictures, Op. 37

Dame Janet Baker (mezzo)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli

Two Songs Op. 60 (The Torch; The River)

Robert Tear (tenor)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley

Finzi:

Since we loved

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano)

Rollicum-rorum

Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)

Dies natalis, Op. 8

Wilfred Brown (tenor)

English Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Finzi

Gurney:

Down by the Salley Gardens

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), David Willison (piano)

Black Stitchel

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), David Willison (piano)

Ireland:

The Salley Gardens

Dame Janet Baker (mezzo), Gerald Moore (piano)

Sea Fever

Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)

Johnson, R:

Where the bee sucks

Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupré (lute)

Full fathom five

Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupré (lute)

Keel:

Trade Winds (No. 2 from Three Salt-Water Ballads)

Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)

Morley:

It was a lover and his lass

Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupré (lute)

O mistress mine

Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupré (lute)

Mortimer, C:

The Smuggler's Song

Owen Brannigan (bass), Gerald Moore (piano)

Parry:

O Mistress Mine

Dame Janet Baker (mezzo), Gerald Moore (piano)

Peel:

Bredon Hill

Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

In Summertime on Bredon

orchestral version

Frederick Harvey (baritone)

George Weldon

Purcell:

Fairest Isle (from King Arthur)

Nancy Argenta (soprano), Nigel North (lute)

Music for a while, Z583

Nancy Argenta (soprano), John Toll (harpsichord)

I attempt from love's sickness to fly in vain (from The Indian Queen)

Nancy Argenta (soprano), Paul Nicholson (harpsichord)

If music be the food of love, Z379

Nancy Argenta (soprano), Richard Boothby (lute), John Toll (harpsichord)

An Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun hath veiled his light', Z193

Nancy Argenta (soprano), Paul Nicholson (harpsichord)

Quilter:

Love's Philosophy, Op. 3 No. 1 (Shelley)

Dame Janet Baker (mezzo), Gerald Moore (piano)

Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op. 3 No. 2 (Tennyson)

Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

Come away, death

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano)

Sanderson, W:

Devonshire Cream and Cider

orchestral version

Frederick Harvey (baritone)

Philharmonia Orchestra, George Weldon

Stanford:

Drake's Drum

Robert Lloyd (bass), Nina Walker (piano)

The Old Superb

Robert Lloyd (bass), Nina Walker (piano)

Songs of the Sea, Op. 91

Benjamin Luxon (bass-baritone)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar

Swann, D:

A Transport of Delight (The Omnibus)

Ian Wallace (bass-baritone), Donald Swann (piano)

The Wart Hog

Ian Wallace (bass-baritone), Donald Swann (piano)

The Hippopotamus Song (Mud, mud, glorious mud)

Michael Flanders & Donald Swann

trad.:

Greensleeves

Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupré (lute)

Vaughan Williams:

Linden Lea

Dame Janet Baker (mezzo), Gerald Moore (piano)

The Lamb

Ian Partridge (tenor), Janet Craxton (piano)

The Shepherd

Ian Partridge (tenor)

Silent Noon

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano)

Songs of Travel

Sir Thomas Allen (baritone)

Sir Simon Rattle

Five Mystical Songs

John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone)

Choir of King's College Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Sir David Willcocks

On Wenlock Edge

orchestral version

Ian Bostridge (tenor)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Walton:

Popular Song from 'Façade'

Fenella Fielding, Michael Flanders

Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner

Warlock:

My Own Country

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), David Willison (piano)

Passing By

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), David Willison (piano)

Pretty Ring Time

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), David Willison (piano)

Balulalow

Dame Janet Baker (mezzo), Sir Philip Ledger (piano)

Yarmouth Fair

Owen Brannigan (bass), Ernest Lush (piano)

Woodforde-Finden:

Kashmiri Song

Frederick Harvey (baritone), Jack Byfield (piano)


Ranging from Shakespeare’s contemporaries to the Victorian school and beyond, this fine box set calls on some of the greatest artists—including a wealth of British talent—to celebrate the diversity and longevity of English song. From simple melodic expression to the textural sophistication of orchestral settings, with the sea and landscape assuming a prominent role throughout, the songs included here comprise a fitting tribute, simultaneously revealing the rich cultural legacy of English poetry.

Warner Classics British Composers - 6805132

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