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WARLOCK: Curlew (The) / Lillygay / Peterisms / Saudades (English Song, Vol. 4)


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WARLOCK: Curlew (The) / Lillygay / Peterisms / Saudades (English Song, Vol. 4)

The programme of this release, previously available on the Collins Classics label, reflects the wide variety of vocal styles and moods of Warlock’s music. The centrepiece is Warlock’s heartfelt and atmospheric setting of W. B. Yeats’s The Curlew. Set beside this are Warlock’s boisterous drinking songs, as well as a number of more sober individual songs. This programme is an excellent introduction to one of the most interesting English composers of the first half of the last century.

Warlock, Peter
Yeats, William Butler, lyricist(s)

  The Curlew
1.   O Curlew, cry no more in the air 00:07:13
2.   Pale brows, still hands and dim hair 00:01:25
3.   I cried when the moon was murmuring to the birds 00:09:27
4.   Interlude 00:02:24
5.   I wander by the edge of this desolate lake 00:01:43

Warlock, Peter
Neuburg, Victor, lyricist(s)

6.   The Distracted Maid 00:03:16
7.   Burd Ellen and Young Tamlane 00:02:30
8.   Rantum Tantum 00:01:06

Warlock, Peter

  Peter Warlock's Fancy
9.   Peter Warlock's Fancy 00:02:10
  Peterisms, First Set
10.   Chopcherry 00:01:00
11.   A Sad Song 00:02:09
12.   Rutterkin 00:01:11

Warlock, Peter
Orleans, Charles d', lyricist(s)

  My Ghostly Fader
13.   My gostly fader 00:02:02

Warlock, Peter

  Bright is the ring of words
14.   Bright is the ring of words 00:01:42

Warlock, Peter
Callimachus / Po, Li / Shakespeare, William, lyricist(s)

15.   Along the stream 00:02:43
16.   Take, O take those lips away 00:01:49
17.   Heraclitus 00:02:51

Warlock, Peter

  The cloths of Heaven
18.   The cloths of Heaven 00:02:10

Warlock, Peter
Blunt, Bruce, lyricist(s)

  The frostbound wood
19.   The frostbound wood 00:03:03
  Bethlehem Down
20.   Bethlehem Down 00:04:33

Warlock, Peter
Shakespeare, William, lyricist(s)

  Sweet and twenty
21.   Sweet and twenty 00:02:00

Warlock, Peter
Wyatt, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  And wilt thou leave me thus
22.   And wilt thou leave me thus 00:02:03

Warlock, Peter
Squire, John Collings Squire, lyricist(s)

  Mr. Belloc's Fancy
23.   Mr Belloc's Fancy 00:01:33

Warlock, Peter
Udall, Nicholas, lyricist(s)

  Peterisms, Second Set
24.   Roister Doister 00:01:22
25.   Spring 00:01:14
26.   Lusty Juventus 00:01:19

Warlock, Peter

  The Bachelor
27.   The Bachelor 00:00:50
  Away to Twiver
28.   Away to Twiver 00:01:54

Warlock, Peter
Masefield, John, lyricist(s)

  Captain Stratton's Fancy
29.   Captain Stratton's Fancy 00:01:47

Total Playing Time: 01:10:29

Warlock, Peter

Blunt, Bruce; Callimachus; Masefield, John; Neuburg, Victor; Orleans, Charles d'; Po, Li; Shakespeare, William; Squire, John Collings Squire; Udall, Nicholas; Wyatt, Thomas; Yeats, William Butler

Duke Quartet

Constable, John; Davies, Philippa; Maltman, Christopher; Pendrill, Christine; Thompson, Adrian

Label: Naxos

Series: English Song Series

Genre: Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557115

Barcode: 0747313211524

Physical Release: 04/2003

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