James Gilchrist "Songs of Muriel Herbert" HDCD
The 'Songs of Muriel Herbert' is an album featuring many premiere recordings of songs by the twentieth century English composer. They are beautifully delivered by soprano Ailish Tynan and tenor James Gilchrist, accompanied by David Owen Norris on piano.
Few British women composers of the early twentieth century are known today, either by name or by their music. Muriel Herbert is one who should be. 'Songs of Muriel Herbert' features many premiere recordings, each one beautifully delivered by soprano Ailish Tynan and tenor James Gilchrist, accompanied by David Owen Norris on piano.
'Herbert's music deserves its place alongside the more famous names of the time.' Grampophone
'...beautiful songs...Highly recommended.'
Classic FM Magazine
'...they grow on you with each listening.' The Observer
- Loveliest of Trees
- Song – I cannot lose thee for a day
- The Crimson Rose
- I hear an army charging
- Jour des Morts, "Cimetiere Montparnasse"
- She weeps over Rahoon
- On a Time
- Have you seen but a white lily grow?
- I dare not ask a kiss
- To Daffodils
- How beautiful is night
- I think on thee in the night
- Faint Heart in a Railway Train
- Rose kissed me today
- Lean out of the window
- Love's Secret
- of Benedictbeuern (after C. Orff's Carmina Burana)
- The Lost Nightingale
- Jenny kiss'd me
- Children's Song: No. 1. Merry-go-round
- Children's Song: No. 2. The Gypsies
- Children's Song: No. 3. The Tadpole
- Children's Song: No. 4. Jack Spratt
- Children's Song: No. 5. Acorn and Willow
- Children's Song: No. 6. The Bunny
- In the Days of November
- The Lake Isle of Innisfree
- David's Lament for Jonathan
- Most Holy Night
- When Death to either shall come
- Cradle Song
- Tewkesbury Road