Frederick Delius: Sea Drift/Songs of Farewell/Songs of Sunset (Chandos Audio CD)

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Catalogue No: CHAN9214
Shop Product Code: 2108234

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Publisher: Select Music

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Sally Burgess mezzo-soprano
Bryn Terfel baritone
Waynflete Singers
Southern Voices
Members of the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Richard Hickox, conductor

Recorded in:
Wessex Hall, Poole Arts Centre
27-28 February 1993
Brian Couzens
Sound Engineer(s)
Ralph Couzens
Richard Smoker (Assistant)
Format: DDD
Bit Rate: 24 Bit / 96K


Contents and Reviews

Sea Drift

Songs of Farewell for double chorus and orchestra
I Double Chorus: 'How sweet the silent backward tracings!'
II Chorus: 'I stand as on some mighty eagle's beak'
III Chorus: 'Passage to you! O secret of the earth and sky!'
IV Double Chorus: 'Joy, shipmate, joy!'
V Chorus: 'Now finalè to the shore'

Songs of Sunset for mezzo-soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra
7 Chorus: 'A song of the setting sun!'
8 Soli: 'Cease smiling, Dear! a little while be sad'
9 Chorus: 'Pale amber sunlight falls'
10 Mezzo-soprano: 'Exceeding sorrow consumeth my sad heart!'
11 Baritone: 'By the sad waters of separation'
12 Chorus: 'See how the trees and the osiers lithe'
13 Baritone: 'I was not sorrowful, I could not weep'
14 Soli, Chorus: 'They are not long, the weeping and the laughter'