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COME TO ME IN MY DREAMS – with Dame Sarah Connolly

Come to Me in My Dreams

Dame Sarah Connolly’s exceptional nocturnally inspired recital spans over 120 years of British song from Stanford to Turnage, and includes world premieres of two songs by Benjamin Britten.

Dame Sarah Connolly – Mezzo-soprano Joseph Middleton – Piano

Chandos 10944 @ £11 plus P&P

Full track listing:-

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): Love-sight
Ivor Gurney (1890-1937): All night under the moon; The fields are full; Thou didst delight my eyes
Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918): Weep you no more, sad fountains
Sir Arthur Somervell (1863-1937): Into my heart an air that kills
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924): A soft day
Herbert Howells (1892-1983): Goddess of Night
E.J. Moeran (1894-1950): Twilight
Gustav Holst (1874-1934): Journey’s End
Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960): Sailing Homeward
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976): A Charm of Lullabies, Op. 41; A Sweet Lullaby premiere; Somnus, the humble god premiere
Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998): Songs for Ariel
Thomas Frederick Dunhill (1877-1946): The Cloths of Heaven
John Ireland (1879-1962): Earth’s Call; The Three Ravens
Frank Bridge (1879-1941): Journey’s End; Come to me in my dreams; Where she lies asleep
Mark-Anthony Turnage (b. 1960): Farewell premiere
Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979): The Cloths of Heaven
Muriel Herbert (1897-1984): The Lost Nightingale

Dame Sarah Connolly – Mezzo-soprano
Joseph Middleton – Piano

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