Quilter: folk-song arrangements/part-songs for women's voices(complete)Pitt, Thomas, Langridge, Wilson-Johnson Naxos 8.557495 2005
(2005) Quilter: folk-song arrangements/part-songs for women's voices(complete)Pitt, Thomas, Langridge, Wilson-Johnson Naxos 8.557495 2005.
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|Description/Abstract:||First recording of Quilter's Complete Folksong Arrangements, and premiere recordings of vocal duets.
Rooted in the sound of the Victorian drawing-room ballad, Roger Quilter’s songs are elegant, refined, often private, always exquisite and without undue embellishment. Although Quilter did not draw on English folk-song as a musical resource in the way that Vaughan Williams and others did, he was very well aware of the heritage and himself arranged a variety of songs, ‘one of the most delicate and dangerous undertakings’. This recording, which includes several world premières, presents the Complete Folk-Song Arrangements and Complete Part-Songs for Women’s Voices
|Item Type:||Music Item - UNSPECIFIED|
|Music Item Type:||performance|
|Subjects:||M Music and Books on Music > M Music|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Music|
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