Favourite English Songs

 MAUDE VALÉRIE WHITE (1855-1937)
1  So we'll go no more a-roving 4:38
  Words by Lord Byron  
 EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934)
2  Queen Mary's Song 4:29
  Words by Alfred, Lord Tennyson  
 THOMAS DUNHILL (1877-1946)
3  The Cloths of Heaven. Op. 30 No. 3 2:29
  from The Wind among the Reeds  
  Words by W.B. Yeats  
   
 ROGER QUILTER (1877-1953)
4  Love's Philosophy, Op. 3 No. 1 1:24
  from Three Songs  
  Words by Percy Bysshe Shelley  
   
 RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)
5  Silent Noon 4:38
  from The House of Life  
  Words by D.G. Rosetti  
   
 DOROTHY HOGBEN (dates unknown)
6  The Shawl 4:23
  Words by Lawrence Atkinson  
 BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
7  Fish in the unruffled lakes 3:08
  Words by W.H. Auden  
 LENNOX BERKELEY (1903-1989)
8  O lurcher-loving collier, Op. 53 No. 2 2:30
  from Five Poems by W.H. Auden  
 BENJAMIN BRITTEN
9  O Waly, Waly 3:58
  from British Folk Songs, Volume 3 No. 6  
  Folksong from Somerset  
   
 PERCY GRAINGER (1882-1961)
10  The Sprig of Thyme 2:32
  Folksong from Lincolnshire  
 GEOFFREY BUSH (1920-1998)
11  Sigh no more, ladies 1:56
  from Eight Songs for High Voice  
  Words by William Shakespeare  
   
 HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983)
12  Come Sing and Dance 3:52
  Words from an old carol  
13  Gavotte 3:05
  Words by Sir Henry Newbolt  
 FRANK BRIDGE (1879-1941)
14  Go not, happy day 1:22
  Words by Alfred, Lord Tennyson  
 PETER WARLOCK (1894-1930)
15  My Own Country 2:48
  from Three Belloc Songs  
  Words by Hilaire Belloc  
   
 CECIL ARMSTRONG GIBBS (1889-1960)
16  Silver, Op. 30 No. 2 3:16
  Words by Walter de la Mare  
 GRAHAM PEEL (1877-1960)
17  The Early Morning 1:28
  Words by Hilaire Belloc  
 MICHAEL HEAD (1900-1976)
18  Sweet Chance, that led my steps abroad 2:17
  from Songs of the Countryside  
  Words by W.H. Davies  
   
 LIZA LEHMANN (1862-1918)
19  The Swing 1:25
  from The Daisy-Chain  
  Words by R.L. Stevenson  
   
 GERALD HUGH TYRWHITT-WILSON (1883-1950)
  Lord Berners  
20  Red Roses and Red Noses 2:23
  Words by Lord Berners  
 BENJAMIN BRITTEN
21  Come you not from Newcastle? 1:06
  from Hullah's Song-Book (English)  
 WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983)
22  Old Sir Faulk 2:05
  Words by Dame Edith Sitwell  
 Felicity Lott soprano
 Graham Johnson piano
  24-26 October 1988