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|Named Person:||Walt Whitman; Ernest Christopher Dowson; Ernest Christopher Dowson; Walt Whitman|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Frederick Delius; Ernest Christopher Dowson; Thomas Allen; Ralph Holmes; Julian Lloyd Webber; Norman Del Mar; Eric Fenby; Vernon Handley; Walt Whitman; Ambrosian Singers.; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
|Notes:||The 1st work for double chorus and orchestra; the 2nd for voice and orchestra; the 3rd for string orchestra (transcriptions of two textless choruses for unaccompanied mixed voices); the 4th for violoncello and small orchestra; the 5th for violin and orchestra; the 6th for orchestra.
Texts for 1st work from Walt Whitman's Leaves of grass; texts for 2nd work from a poem by Ernest Dowson.
Selections previously released, 1985-1991.
Program notes in English, French and German and texts in English (15 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Ambrosian Singers (1st work) ; Thomas Allen, baritone (2nd work) ; Julian Lloyd-Webber, violoncello (4th work) ; Ralph Holmes, violin (5th work) ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Eric Fenby (1st-4th works), Vernon Handley (5th work), and Norman Del Mar (6th work), conductors.|
|Event notes:||Recorded 10-11 Feb. 1981, Watford Town Hall (1st work) 31 Mar.-2 Apr. 1981, Barking Assembly Hall (2nd-4th works); 21-22 May 1984, Henry Wood Hall (5th work); 13-15 Aug. 1990, St. Barnabas Church, Mitcham (6th work).|
|Description:||1 audio disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Songs of farewell. How sweet the silent backward tracings (4:22) ; I stand as on some mighty eagle's beak (4:57) ; Passage to you (4:04) ; Joy, shipmate, joy! (1:45) ; Now finalè to the shore (4:10) --
Cynara (10:35) --
Two aquarelles. 1 (2:31) ; 2 (2:20) --
Caprice and elegy (8:08) --
Légende (8:22) --
Life's dance (14:26).
|Series Title:||Souvenir series.|
- Whitman, Walt, -- 1819-1892 -- Musical settings.
- Dowson, Ernest Christopher, -- 1867-1900 -- Musical settings.
- Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
- Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra.
- String orchestra music, Arranged.
- Cello with orchestra.
- Violin with orchestra.
- Orchestral music.
- Dowson, Ernest Christopher, -- 1867-1900.
- Whitman, Walt, -- 1819-1892.