Terfel, Bryn - Silent Noon - CD




Silent Noon by Bryn Terfel and pianist Malcolm Martineau offers listeners some of the finest examples from a remarkable period in the history of English song, from the 20th century. Given its prominence as a spoken language the world over, it is surprising that English musical settings are still so little known outside their country of origin. In fact this is an unusually rich tradition, containing many glorious examples of wonderful words matched with inspired music to form a perfect unity. These are human songs – songs that tell stories, create moods and recall powerful emotional experiences. They are wide ranging, immediate and direct – songs of truly universal appeal.

Aquiline Snub, The - Stanford (writing as Karel Drofnatski)

Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind [3 Shakespeare Songs] - Quilter

Captain Stratton's Fancy - Warlock

Cloths of Heaven, The - Dunhill

Cloths of Heaven, The (Gwisg Nefoedd) - Edwards, Dilys Elwyn

Come Away Death [3 Shakespeare Songs] - Quilter

Compleat Virtuoso, The - Stanford (writing as Karel Drofnatski)

Foggy Foggy Dew - Trad. arr. Britten

Go, Lovely Rose - Quilter

Linden Lea – Vaughan Williams

Lord's Prayer, The - Head

Love is a Bable - Parry, C.H.H.

Money, O! - Head

Mother Carey [Three Salt-Water Ballads] - Keel

Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal - Quilter

O Mistress Mine [3 Shakespeare Songs] - Quilter

Oliver Cromwell - Trad. arr. Britten

Port of Many Ships [Three Salt-Water Ballads] - Keel

Sally Gardens - Trad. arr. Britten

Shropshire Lad, A : Song Cycle - Somervell

Silent Noon [House of Life, The] – Vaughan Williams

Sleep [5 Elizabethan Songs] - Gurney

Trade Winds [Three Salt-Water Ballads] - Keel

Weep Ye No More, Sad Fountains [7 Elizabethan Lyrics] - Quilter