FREDERICK DELIUS (1862-1934)
1  Sea Drift† 25:55
  for baritone, chorus and orchestra  
 Songs of Farewell 18:02  
  for double chorus and orchestra  
2 I Double Chorus: 'How sweet the silent backward tracings!' 4:28
3 II Chorus: 'I stand as on some mighty eagle's beak' 4:37
4 III Chorus: 'Passage to you! O secret of the earth and sky!' 3:30
5 IV Double Chorus: 'Joy, shipmate, joy!' 1:30
6 V Chorus: 'Now finalè to the shore' 3:48
   
 Songs of Sunset*† 32:52  
  for mezzo-soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra  
7 Chorus: 'A song of the setting sun!' 3:24
8 Soli: 'Cease smiling, Dear! a little while be sad' 4:46
9 Chorus: 'Pale amber sunlight falls' 4:26
10 Mezzo-soprano: 'Exceeding sorrow consumeth my sad heart!' 3:42
11 Baritone: 'By the sad waters of separation' 4:48
12 Chorus: 'See how the trees and the osiers lithe' 3:34
13 Baritone: 'I was not sorrowful, I could not weep' 4:45
14 Soli, Chorus: 'They are not long, the weeping and the laughter' 3:27
 Sally Burgess mezzo-soprano*
 Bryn Terfel baritone†
  Members of the  
 Richard Hickox
  27-28 February 1993