Songs (Incls Songs for Achilles & Songs for Ariel)

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Songs (Incls Songs for Achilles & Songs for Ariel)
Martyn Hill (tenor) Andrew Ball (piano) Craig Ogden (guitar)

[ Hyperion / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 26 May 2006

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'Issued to mark the composer's ninetieth birthday, a most touching and eloquent tribute' (Gramophone)

'As the fullest representation at Tippett's solo vocal music in the catalogue this disc is a must, both for devotees of the composer and for collectors of English song' (BBC Music Magazine)

'A delight. Almost certainly one of the vocal recital discs of the year' (Classic CD)

Tracks:

MUSIC [3'32]
PURCELL If music be the food of love [2'05]
SONGS FOR ARIEL [total 4'32]
PURCELL An Epithalamium (A Wedding Song) [2'46]
PURCELL The fatal hour comes on apace (with guitar) [4'00]
SONGS FOR ACHILLES (with guitar) [total 15'30]
PURCELL Mad Bess (From silent shades) [4'39]
BOYHOOD'S END [12'57]
PURCELL Sweeter than roses [3'39]
THE HEART'S ASSURANCE [total 18'11]