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BUSH, G. / HOROVITZ, J.: Songs (Fairbairn, Schellhorn)


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BUSH, G. / HOROVITZ, J.: Songs (Fairbairn, Schellhorn)

Geoffrey Bush made a significant contribution to English song, while Joseph Horovitz’s modest but equally varied contribution includes Lady Macbeth, a powerful, harmonically astringent scena, as well as witty cabaret items and one song which, in its late-Romantic nostalgia, reveals his Viennese roots. Bush’s Cuisine Provençale has elements of an operatic drama, while the cycle Yesterday enshrines ballad simplicity and deft word-painting. Mirabile Misterium sets medieval texts which explore various types of ecstasy, and archy at the zoo demonstrates Bush’s zest and wit.

Bush, Geoffrey
Traditional / Bush, Geoffrey, lyricist(s)

  Mirabile misterium (A great and mighty wonder) (version for voice and piano)
1.   No. 1. A marvellous thing have I mused in my mind 00:03:26
2.   No. 2. About the field they pipèd right 00:01:40
3.   No. 3. There is a flow'r sprung of a tree 00:02:26
4.   No. 4. Jesu Christ, my leman sweet 00:01:18
5.   No. 5. Blessed Mary, moder virginal 00:01:47
6.   No. 6. When I see on Rode Jesu, my leman 00:01:44
7.   No. 7. Out of your sleep arise and wake 00:02:55

Bush, Geoffrey
Jonson, Ben, lyricist(s)

  3 Songs of Ben Jonson
8.   No. 1. Echo's Lament For Narcissus 00:04:29
9.   No. 2. The Kiss 00:01:37
10.   No. 3. A Rebuke 00:01:37

Bush, Geoffrey
Bush, Geoffrey / Woolf, Virginia, lyricist(s)

  Cuisine Provençale
11.   Cuisine Provençale 00:05:29

Horovitz, Joseph
Flanders, Michael Henry, lyricist(s)

12.   Foie - gras 00:05:12

Horovitz, Joseph
Sampson, Alistair, lyricist(s)

  Romance (version for voice and piano)
13.   Romance (version for voice and piano) 00:02:25

Horovitz, Joseph
Blake, William, lyricist(s)

  The Garden of Love
14.   The Garden of Love 00:02:58

Horovitz, Joseph
Shakespeare, William, lyricist(s)

  Lady Macbeth
15.   Lady Macbeth 00:08:58

Horovitz, Joseph
Körner, Theodor, lyricist(s)

  Zum 11ten März
16.   Zum 11ten März 00:04:40

Horovitz, Joseph
Sampson, Alistair, lyricist(s)

  Malicious Madrigal (version for voice and piano)
17.   Malicious Madrigal (version for voice and piano) 00:02:11

Bush, Geoffrey
Middleton, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  Love for such a cherry lip
18.   Love for such a cherry lip 00:01:29

Bush, Geoffrey
Marquis, Don, lyricist(s)

  archy at the zoo
19.   No. 1. centipede 00:00:47
20.   No. 2. camel and giraffe 00:01:04
21.   No. 3. hippopotamus 00:01:20
22.   No. 4. hen 00:00:33
23.   No. 5. octopus 00:00:37
24.   No. 6. man and monkey 00:01:38
25.   No. 7. penguin 00:00:51
26.   No. 8. ichneumon 00:00:41
27.   No. 9. shark 00:01:25
28.   No. 10. young whale 00:01:00

Bush, Geoffrey
Causley, Charles, lyricist(s)

29.   No. 1. Daniel Brent 00:00:55
30.   No. 2. Lady Jane Grey 00:01:38
31.   No. 3. Smuggler's Song 00:01:55
32.   No. 4. Mistletoe 00:00:39
33.   No. 5. Sleigh Ride 00:01:03
34.   No. 6. By the Tamar 00:02:26
35.   No. 7. Morwenstow: A dialogue 00:01:40
36.   No. 8. Transience 00:01:50
37.   No. 9. Wishes 00:01:18

Total Playing Time: 01:19:41

Bush, Geoffrey; Horovitz, Joseph

Blake, William; Bush, Geoffrey; Causley, Charles; Flanders, Michael Henry; Jonson, Ben; Körner, Theodor; Marquis, Don; Middleton, Thomas; Sampson, Alistair; Shakespeare, William; Traditional; Woolf, Virginia

Fairbairn, Susanna; Schellhorn, Matthew

Label: Naxos

Genre: Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.571378

Barcode: 747313137879

Physical Release: 07/2017

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