Song Cycles

   
 BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
 British Folksong Arrangements  
1 Lemady 1:08
2 Bonny at morn 2:40
3 I was lonely and forlorn 2:03
4 Lord! I married me a wife! 1:07
5 She's like the swallow 3:11
 Three Early Songs  
6 Beware (Longfellow, from German) 1:08
7 O that I'd ne'er been married (Robert Burns) 1:21
8 Epitaph: The Clerk (Herbert Asquith) 0:37
 Tit for Tat  
  (Words by Walter de la Mare)  
9 A Song of Enchantment 2:10
10 Autumn 1:00
11 Silver 1:45
12 Vigil 1:36
13 Tit for Tat 2:04
 British Folksong Arrangements  
14 O Waly, Waly 3:22
15 Sweet Poly Oliver 1:31
16 The Salley Gardens 2:45
 Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op. 74  
17 Proverb I: The pride of the pea-cock 1:03
18 London 1:47
19 Proverb II: Prisons are built 0:30
20 The Chimney-sweeper 1:56
21 Proverb III: The bird a nest 0:38
22 A Poison Tree 4:26
23 Proverb IV: Think in the morning 0:57
24 The Tyger 1:41
25 Proverb V: The tygers of wrath 0:51
26 The Fly 1:47
27 Proverb VI: The hours of folly 1:41
28 Ah, Sun-flower! 2:46
29 Proverb VII: To see a World 0:45
30 Ev'ry Night and Ev'ry Morn 2:58
 Benjamin Luxon baritone
 David Willison piano
  12 and 13 April 1986