Vocal Recital: Smart, Alison - MACMILLAN, J. / MACONCHY, E. / WEIR, J. / JACKSON, G. / HOLLOWAY, R. / MAXWELL DAVIES, P. (Peripheral Visions)

British works for voice and piano since 1970
  PERIPHERAL VISIONS  
  BRITISH WORKS FOR VOICE AND PIANO SINCE 1970  
   
 JAMES MACMILLAN
1  Ballad 3:58
  (1994; William Soutar)  
2  The Children 5:01
  (1995; William Soutar)  
3  Scots Song 5:55
  (1995; William Soutar)  
   
 ELIZABETH MACONCHY
 'Sun, Moon and Stars'  
  (1976; Thomas Traherne)  
4 Sun, Moon and Stars 3:57
5 The Hill 1:51
6 Solitude 2:22
7 Clothed with the Stars 1:20
   
 JUDITH WEIR
 'Scotch Minstrelsy'  
  (1986; texts adapted from Scottish folk ballads)  
8 Bessie Bell and Mary Gray 4:04
9 Bonnie James Campbell 2:13
10 Lady Isobel and the Elf Knight 2:02
11 The Gypsy Laddie 2:52
12 The Braes of Yarrow 2:01
   
 GABRIEL JACKSON
13  Liadan Laments 7:15
  (1988; Liadan, Irish 7th Century, tr. John Montague)  
   
 ROBIN HOLLOWAY
 Wherever We May Be, Op.46  
  (1980-81; Robert Graves)  
14 Olive Tree 1:10
15 The Palm Tree 2:00
16 Robbers' Den 2:21
17 Fig Tree in Leaf 0:51
18 Wherever We May Be 2:57
   
 PETER MAXWELL DAVIES
19  Farewell to Stromness 4:19
  (piano solos, 1980; from The Yellow Cake Review)  
20  Yesnaby Ground 2:34
   
 NICOLA LEFANU
21  But Stars Remaining 6:22
  (soprano solo; 1970, C Day Lewis)  
   
 GEORGE NICHOLSON
 Peripheral Visions  
22 Abroad and At Home 1:50
  (Jonathan Swift)  
23 I passed by his Garden 1:29
  (Lewis Carroll)  
24 J'ai peur 1:14
  (anon)  
25 Call (Incident at Week-end Party) 1:27
  (D.B. Wyndham Lewis)  
   
   
 Alison Smart soprano
 Katharine Durran piano