album

Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet

46 songs (2 hours and 16 minutes)
Disc 1
1
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene I. September. A piece of land on a hill: (Allegro ma non troppo, con vigore) - Straight on, my plough, straight on! (orchestra, Manz)
Benjamin Luxon/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:22
2
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene I. September. A piece of land on a hill: 'Tis such a shame to let good land lie waste (Marti, Manz)
Benjamin Luxon/Noel Mangin/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:55
3
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene I. September. A piece of land on a hill: Come, Vrenchen, come! (Sali, Vrenchen)
Corin Manley/Wendy Eathorne/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:51
4
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene I. September. A piece of land on a hill: The children are nearby (Marti, Manz)
Benjamin Luxon/Noel Mangin/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:43
5
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene I. September. A piece of land on a hill: How strange the song of the wind (Vrenchen, The Dark Fiddler, Sali, Marti, Manz)
Benjamin Luxon/Noel Mangin/Corin Manley/Wendy Eathorne/John Shirley-Quirk/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:42
6
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene I. September. A piece of land on a hill: Listen, my children, you need have no fear! (The Dark Fiddler)
John Shirley-Quirk/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:44
7
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene I. September. A piece of land on a hill: (Sehr langsam) - We two will be the only bidders for that land (Marti, Manz)
Benjamin Luxon/Noel Mangin/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:30
8
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene II. Six years later. Outside Marti's house: (Lento) (orchestra)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:53
9
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene II. Six years later. Outside Marti's house: Vrenchen!...Sali! (Sali, Vrenchen)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:25
10
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene II. Six years later. Outside Marti's house: If only we two always stand together (Sali, Vrenchen)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
4:29
11
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene III. The Wildland: (Poco meno) (orchestra)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:03
12
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene III. The Wildland: (Tranquillo) - Sali!...Vrenchen! (orchestra, Vrenchen, Sali)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:24
13
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene III. The Wildland: You here? I'm not surprised (The Dark Fiddler)
John Shirley-Quirk/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:12
14
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene III. The Wildland: O Sali, I'm afraid! (Vrenchen, Sali)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:27
15
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene III. The Wildland: (Molto lento) - Shameless hussy! (orchestra, Marti, Sali, Vrenchen)
Noel Mangin/Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:47
16
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene IV. Interior of Marti's house: (Lento molto) (orchestra)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:08
17
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene IV. Interior of Marti's house: Ah, the darkness has come (Vrenchen, Sali)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:00
18
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene IV. Interior of Marti's house: O Sali, I should have died (Vrenchen, Sali)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:42
19
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene IV. Interior of Marti's house: What will you do? Where will you go? (Sali, Vrenchen)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
5:17
20
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene IV. Interior of Marti's house: The Dream of Sali and Vrenchen (orchestra, chorus)
John Alldis Choir/John Alldis/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
6:26
21
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene IV. Interior of Marti's house: (Lento) (orchestra)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:24
22
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene IV. Interior of Marti's house: Ah, 'twas all a dream! (Vrenchen, Sali, Peasants)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Stephen Varcoe/Bryn Evans/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:38
Disc 2
1
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene V. The Fair: (Con moto) (orchestra, fairground women & men, chorus, Peasants)
Stephen Varcoe/Bryn Evans/Mavis Beattie/Doreen Price/Elaine Barry/Pauline Stevens/Martyn Hill/John Huw Davies/Sarah Walker/Paul Taylor/Franklyn Whiteley/Robert Bateman/John Noble/Ian Partridge/John Alldis Choir/John Alldis/Royal Philharmoni
2:36
2
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene V. The Fair: Oh, Sali, look at those lovely, lovely things! (Vrenchen, Sali, fairground women & men, Peasants)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Stephen Varcoe/Bryn Evans/Mavis Beattie/Doreen Price/Elaine Barry/Pauline Stevens/Martyn Hill/John Huw Davies/Sarah Walker/Paul Taylor/Franklyn Whiteley/Robert Bateman/John Noble/Ian Partridge/John Alldis Choir
1:53
3
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene V. The Fair: Well well! What do I see? (First Woman & Man, Vrenchen, Sali, Second Man & Woman, Peasants, fairground women & man, chorus)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Stephen Varcoe/Bryn Evans/Felicity Palmer/Mavis Beattie/Doreen Price/Elaine Barry/Pauline Stevens/Martyn Hill/John Huw Davies/Sarah Walker/Paul Taylor/Franklyn Whiteley/Robert Bateman/John Noble/Ian Partridge/J
2:32
4
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene V. The Fair: Come, my Vrenchen! (Sali, Vrenchen, chorus)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/John Alldis Choir/John Alldis/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:51
5
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene V. The Fair: The Walk to the Paradise Garden (orchestra)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
9:02
6
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: Dance and song, all day long! (Vagabonds)
Robert Bateman/John Noble/Ian Partridge/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:09
7
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: (Lento) (orchestra)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:22
8
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: So I must tell you (The Dark Fiddler)
John Shirley-Quirk/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:40
9
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: The twilight closes round the garden (Sali, Vrenchen, The Dark Fiddler)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/John Shirley-Quirk/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:58
10
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: (Moderato) - Vagabonds and comrades! (orchestra, Vagabonds, Vrenchen, Sali, The Dark Fiddler)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/John Shirley-Quirk/Robert Bateman/John Noble/Ian Partridge/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:37
11
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: Come with us...live in freedom! (Vagabonds, Vrenchen, The Dark Fiddler, Sali)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/John Shirley-Quirk/Robert Bateman/John Noble/Ian Partridge/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:39
12
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: Halleo! halleo! (First & Second Bargees, Vrenchen, Sali)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Robert Bateman/John Noble/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:28
13
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: Passing strangers, drifting by (Sali, Vrenchen)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
2:17
14
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: See, the silver moonlight kisses the woods (Sali, Vrenchen)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
1:54
15
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: See, our marriage bed awaits us! (Sali, Vagabonds, Vrenchen, First & Third Bargees)
Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/Robert Bateman/Ian Partridge/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
3:23
16
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'It is strange that as the years go by...' - Florida Suite (III)/Beecham -
Eric Fenby
3:28
17
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'Though Delius had by this time...' - A Mass of Life/Groves -
Eric Fenby
2:28
18
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'I never hear that music...' - Paris/Groves -
Eric Fenby
2:53
19
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'The peak of this complicated type of writing...' - Florida Suite (III)/Beecham -
Eric Fenby
2:01
20
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'I must confess...' - Appalachia/Barbirolli -
Eric Fenby
2:45
21
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'Surely one can feel there...' - In a Summer Garden/Barbirolli -
Eric Fenby
2:23
22
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'It has been said that Delius is a mood...' - Cello Concerto/du Pré, Sargent -
Eric Fenby
2:31
23
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'Delius was certainly the least professional...[demonstrates dictation process at piano]' - Cynara/Shirley-Quirk, Groves -
Eric Fenby
5:48
24
Frederick Delius: An Illustrated Talk by Eric Fenby: 'When Delius died in 1934...' - An Arabesque/Shirley-Quirk, Groves
Eric Fenby
2:59