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FINZI: Earth and Air and Rain / To a Poet / By Footpath and Stile (English Song, Vol. 15)

    

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FINZI: Earth and Air and Rain / To a Poet / By Footpath and Stile (English Song, Vol. 15)

Gerald Finzi made an unrivalled contribution to British twentieth-century song-writing, especially in his settings of Thomas Hardy, his favourite poet. This second volume of Finzi songs includes two Hardy collections, the early By Footpath and Stile, for baritone and string quartet, and the mature setting Earth and Air and Rain, both of which share the poet’s preoccupation with death and the transience of life. Composed during the early 1930s, Earth and Air and Rain includes two of Finzi’s best-known songs, Rollicum- Rorum and To Lizbie Browne, a touching poem of regret for what might have been. Volume 1 is available on Naxos 8.557644.


Finzi, Gerald
Hardy, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  Earth and Air and Rain, Op. 15
1.   No. 1. Summer Schemes 00:02:34
2.   No. 2. When I Set Out for Lyonesse 00:02:06
3.   No. 3. Waiting Both 00:03:24
4.   No. 4. The Phantom 00:03:45
5.   No. 5. So I Have Fared 00:02:49
6.   No. 6. Rollicum - Rorum 00:01:41
7.   No. 7. To Lizbie Browne 00:04:01
8.   No. 8. The Clock of the Years 00:04:24
9.   No. 9. In a Churchyard 00:03:51
10.   No. 10. Proud Songsters 00:03:05

Finzi, Gerald
Barker, George / De la Mare, Walter / Flecker, James Elroy / Jones, William / Lucas, Frank Lawrence / Traherne, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  To a Poet, Op. 13a
11.   No. 1. To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence 00:05:02
12.   No. 2. On Parent Knees 00:01:33
13.   No. 3. Intrada 00:01:34
14.   No. 4. The Birthnight 00:01:45
15.   No. 5. June on Castle Hill 00:02:01
16.   No. 6. Ode on the Rejection of St Cecilia 00:05:07

Finzi, Gerald
Hardy, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  By Footpath and Stile, Op. 2
17.   No. 1. Paying Calls 00:03:47
18.   No. 2. Where the Picnic Was 00:04:04
19.   No. 3. The Oxen 00:02:42
20.   No. 4. The Master and the Leaves 00:02:49
21.   No. 5. Voices from Things Growing in a Churchyard 00:06:34
22.   No. 6. Exeunt Omnes 00:03:17

Total Playing Time: 01:11:55






Composer(s):
Finzi, Gerald

Lyricist(s):
Barker, George; De la Mare, Walter; Flecker, James Elroy; Hardy, Thomas; Jones, William; Lucas, Frank Lawrence; Traherne, Thomas

Ensemble(s):
Sacconi Quartet

Artist(s):
Burnside, Iain; Williams, Roderick

Label: Naxos

Series: English Song Series

Genre: Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557963

Barcode: 747313296323

Physical Release: 07/2006

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