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Hebrides Ensemble - John Bevan Baker: Songs of Courtship flac album
  • Performer: Hebrides Ensemble
  • Title: John Bevan Baker: Songs of Courtship
  • Genre: Classical
  • Style: Chamber Music
  • Date of release: 2006
  • MP3 size: 1769 mb
  • FLAC size 1695 mb
  • Formats MPC MIDI APE AUD VOX DMF
  • Duration: 01:06:55

назадКупить LINN John Bevan Baker Songs of Courtship. Доставка товара под заказ осуществляется в течении 3х недель с момента получения заказа. This disc affords the listener a unique opportunity to explore fascinating and uncharted waters of twentieth-century British music. The majority of works date from the 1980s and early 90s, and were written during the time the composer spent in Fortrose, on the Black Isle in northern Scotland. Download includes - cover art, booklet. SONGS OF COURTSHIP (1992) For four part choir and pianoforte duet Songs of Courtship were set to music by Bevan Baker in 1992 for the Black Isle Singers. The poems, written by Mao Shih in the 7th century BC, were translated from the Ancient Chinese in 1946 by Arthur Waley.

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Album · 2016 · 14 Songs. Bass soloist Brindley Sherratt sings the words of Christ with pathos and gravity, while the musicians of Hebrides Ensemble deliver MacMillan’s somber melodies and cryptic phrasing with a sense of sincerity. The Appearances of the Disciples showcases the composer’s gentile, captivating polyphony with striking transparency. MacMillan: Since It Was the Day of Preparation Hebrides Ensemble.

Songs of Courtship were set to music by Bevan Baker in 1992 for the Black Isle Singers. John loved them and maintained that they had "a simple directness which could have been written Yesterday". The courtship songs, richly imaginative, vary greatly in metre and in their treatment of the enigmatic oriental lyrics, some being lightfooted, some more robust, always rhythmically challenging. The 'Wedding Song' is a triumphant, rejoicing finale.

Listening to Songs of Courtship you may think Bevan Baker over modest as he spins a kind of musical gold in these short settings of poems written in the seventh century BC by Mao Shih and translated by the great Chinese scholar Arthur Waley. The writing for piano is fluent in If along the highroad, while the distantly oriental chords that open A moon rising are evocative in themselves and a surefooted prelude to the entry of the voices. Nearly all the music here was written in the final fifteen years of Bevan Baker's life, when it seems he enjoyed one of those enviable Indian summers that are granted to a few artists.

You'll struggle to find Baker's name in reference books, but his brand of beautifully crafted 'community music', much of it reminiscent of Britten at his best, is certainly worth knowing.

All John Bevan Baker lyrics sorted by popularity, with video and meanings. Lyrics for top songs by John Bevan Baker. Songs of Courtship: No. 13. Wedding Song: My Lord is al aglow. John Bevan Baker, The Consort of Voices, Graeme McNaught, Stuart Hope, William Conway. John Bevan Baker, William Conway, Graeme McNaught.

John Bevan Baker: Songs of Courtship. Songs of Courtship were set to music by Bevan Baker in 1992 for the Black Isle Singers. John loved them and maintained that they had ‘a simple directness which could have been written Yesterday'. Olivier Messiaen: Chamber Works. The aimed Hebrides Ensemble release Messiaen: Chamber Works to celebrate the centenary of the innovative composer

Album · 2016 · 14 Songs.

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
Songs of Courtship, for choir & 2 pianos
1 Out in the bushlands Hebrides Ensemble 1:53
2 In the lowlands Hebrides Ensemble 1:22
3 Plop fall the plums Hebrides Ensemble 0:51
4 A very handsome gentleman Hebrides Ensemble 1:26
5 Of fair girls the loveliest Hebrides Ensemble 1:12
6 The cock has crowed Hebrides Ensemble 1:10
7 Shu is away Hebrides Ensemble 1:08
8 A moon rising Hebrides Ensemble 1:46
9 Outside the Eastern Gate Hebrides Ensemble 1:15
10 If along the highroad Hebrides Ensemble 0:50
11 By the willows of the Eastern Gate Hebrides Ensemble 1:09
12 I brought my great carriage Hebrides Ensemble 1:25
13 Wedding Song: My lord is all aglow Hebrides Ensemble 1:11
14 Duo, for oboe & cello Hebrides Ensemble 8:40
Piano Suite
15 March Hebrides Ensemble 1:24
16 Jig Hebrides Ensemble 1:31
17 Intermezzo Hebrides Ensemble 1:50
18 Berceuse Hebrides Ensemble 2:24
19 Finale Hebrides Ensemble 1:26
20 Spring, for violin Hebrides Ensemble 3:18
21 Triptych, for cello & piano Hebrides Ensemble 8:25
22 A Song for Kate, for strings Hebrides Ensemble 3:06
23 Eclogue, for orchestra Hebrides Ensemble 8:23
24 Rorate Coeli Desuper, for 4 voices, strings, organ, trumpet & tubular bells Hebrides Ensemble 9:50

Credits:

Steve Austin - Cover Photo
Sarah Bevan-Baker - Violin
Douglas Boyd - Oboe
Consort of Voices - Vocal Ensemble
William Conway - Cello, Conductor
Peter Maxwell Davies - Liner Notes
William Dunbar - Text
Hebrides Ensemble - Ensemble, Primary Artist
Philip Hobbs - Engineer
Stuart Hope - Piano
Andrew Keener - Producer
Graeme McNaught - Piano
Julia Thomas - Post Production
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