English Song Series

The much acclaimed ENGLISH SONG series celebrates the rich and diverse works by British composers such as Britten, Finzi, Vaughan Williams, sung by leading interpreters of the repertoire. The series includes new recordings as well as a beautiful set of recordings of English Songs previously released on the now-defunct Collins Classics label.


Album Title Catalogue No.
Alwyn: Mirages - 6 Nocturnes - Seascapes - Invocations (English Song, Vol. 17) 8.570201
Britten: 7 Sonnets of Michelangelo / Holy Sonnets of J. Donne / Winter Words (English Song, Vol. 7) 8.557201
Britten: Canticles I-V - The Heart of the Matter (English Song, Vol. 9) 8.557202
Britten: Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 1 8.557220-21
Britten: Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 2 (English Song, Vol. 13) 8.557222
Britten: Songs and Proverbs of William Blake - Tit for Tat 8.572600
Dove: All You Who Sleep Tonight: Song Cycles (English Song, Vol. 23) 8.573080
English Song Series, Vol. 20: Butterworth 8.572426
Finzi: A Young Man's Exhortation - Till Earth Outwears - Oh Fair To See (English Song, Vol. 16) 8.570414
Finzi: Earth and Air and Rain - By Footpath and Stile - To A Poet (English Song, Vol. 15) 8.557963
Finzi: I Said To Love - Let Us Garlands Bring - Before and After Summer (English Song, Vol. 12) 8.557644
Gurney: Songs (English Song, Vol. 19) 8.572151
Holst: Vedic Hymns - 4 Songs for Voice & Violin - Humbert Wolfe Songs (English Song, Vol. 6) 8.557117
Ireland: Songs (English Song, Vol. 18) 8.570467
Lehmann: The Daisy Chain - Bird Songs - Four Cautionary Tales (English Song, Vol. 8) 8.557118
Quilter: Complete Folk-Song Arrangements - Complete Part-Songs for Women's Voices (English Song, Vol. 11) 8.557495
Quilter: Songs (English Song, Vol. 5) 8.557116
Somervell: The Shropshire Lad - James Lee's Wife - Songs of Innocence (English Song, Vol. 2) 8.557113
Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge - Five Mystical Songs (English Song, Vol. 3) 8.557114
Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel - The House of Life (English Song, Vol. 14) 8.557643
Venables: On the Wings of Love - Venetian Songs 8.572514
Walton: Anon in Love - Façade Settings - A Song for the Lord Mayor's Table (English Song, Vol. 1) 8.557112
Warlock: The Curlew - Lillygay / Peterisms / Saudades (English Song, Vol. 4) 8.557115