UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE:  SONGS OF LOVE AND NATURE

JAKE BARLOW (COUNTERTENOR), STELLA PENDROUS (PIANO), MARK Hartt-Palmer (VIOLIN)

Under the Greenwood Tree:  Songs of Love and Nature - WHR036A beautiful and mood-filled programme of modern English, French and American art songs, this recording includes song cycles from Roger Quilter, Gerald Finzi, Francis Poulenc and Michael Tippett, as well as Herbert Howells' masterpiece King David.  Also featured is the world premiere recording of White Bee, a song by the award-winning contemporary British composer Cecilia McDowall.  

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TRACK LISTING

Roger Quilter:  Five Shakespeare Sonts, Op.23
Herbert Howells:  King David
Samuel Barber:  Sure on this shining night  
Michael Tippett:  Songs for Ariel
Gabriel Faure:  Automne, Op.18 No.3; Clair de lune, Op.46 No.2; Le berceaux, Op.23 No.1
Francis Poulenc:  Le bestiaire, ou Cortège d'Orphée
Benjamin Britten: I know a bank where the wild thyme blows
Cecilia McDowall: White Bee
Gerald Finzi: Let us garlands bring, Op.18

WHR036     View Booklet (PDF)

Recording Details

Recorded:  11th-13th February 2015, St Mary's Church, Penzance, UK & 23rd May 2015, St Peter's Church, Westhampnett, UK
Front Cover: On the Teign, watercolour by A. T. Cole, 1891
Recording Producers:  John Balsdon & Mark Hartt-Palmer  
Recording Engineers:  Mark Hartt-Palmer & John Balsdon
Release Date: August 2015
Total Duration: 61:32