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Songs and music
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|Music Type:||Songs; Musical revues & comedies|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Catherine Bott; David Owen Norris; Richard Sisson; Lionel Monckton; Madeleine Dring; Sandy Wilson; George Gershwin; William Walton; Ewan MacColl; Jonathan Dove; Kit Hesketh-Harvey; H Fraser-Simson; Jimmy Kennedy; Harry Dacre; Richard Rodney Bennett; Manning Sherwin; Bennett Scott; Donald Swann; Noel Coward
|Language Note:||Sung in English.|
|Notes:||Songs and excerpts from musicals, for soprano and piano.
Program notes by Catherine Bott, biographical notes on the performers, and texts in English (27 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Catherine Bott, soprano ; David Owen Norris, piano.|
|Event notes:||Recorded May 23 and 26, 2003, Savage Club, 1 Whitehall Place, London.|
|Description:||1 audio disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Chalk farm to Camberwell Green / Lionel Monckton (3:07) --
Business girls / words by John Betjeman ; music by Madeleine Dring (2:12) --
A room in Bloomsbury / words and music by Sandy Wilson (3:03) --
A foggy day in London Town / words by Ira Gershwin ; music by George Gershwin (4:12) --
Rhyme / words anon. ; music by William Walton (2:00) --
Big Ben blues / words and music by David Owen Norris (3:42) --
Sweet Thames, flow softly / words and music by Ewan MacColl (3:18) --
The pleasures of spring gardens, Vauxhall / words by Mr. Lockman ; music by William Boyce ; arr. by Franklin (3:38) --
Five am'rous sighs. Between your sheets you soundly sleep ; Finish! Finish, these languours make me sick ; My heart still hovering round about you ; All these dismal looks and fretting ; Venus, take my votive glass / words by Mary Wortley Montagu and Matthew Prior ; music by Jonathan Dove (8:04) --
Wimbledon idyll / words and music by Kit and the Widow (Kit Hesketh-Harvey and Richard Sisson) (1:21) --
They're changing guard at Buckingham Palace / words by A.A. Milne ; music by Harold Fraser-Simson (2:17) --
Mayfair merry-go-round / words and melody by Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr ; introduction and accompaniment reconstructed by David Owen Norris after an improvisation by Billy Mayerl (3:01) --
While London's fast asleep / words and music by Harry Dacre (4:56) --
Let's go and live in the country / words and music by Richard Rodney Bennett (2:30) --
A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square / words by Eric Maschwitz ; music by Manning Sherwin (5:50) --
Take me in a taxi, Joe / words by A.J. Mills ; music by Bennett Scott (3:43) --
Joyful noise / words by Joyce Grenfell ; music by Donald Swann (6:07) --
London pride / words and music by Noel Coward (5:31).
|Other Titles:||Celebration of London in song|