LENNOX BERKELEY (1903-1989)
   
1  D'un vanneur de ble aux vents (1924, revised 1925) 1:59
  To John Greenidge  
  Andante  
 Anna Tilbrook piano
   
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 Tombeaux (1926) 10:11  
2 1 De Sapho. Très lent 4:43
3 2 De Socrate. Moderato 1:46
4 3 D'un fleuve. Con moto 0:37
5 4 De Narcisse. Triste et lent 1:52
6 5 De Don Juan. Vif 1:11
 Anna Tilbrook piano
   
7  How love came in (1933) 1:31
  Moderato  
 Anna Tilbrook piano
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8  Bells of Cordoba (1938) 1:37
  from Five Songs, Op. 14 No. 2  
  To Mrs J.L. Behrend  
  Allegretto  
 Anna Tilbrook piano
 Five Poems of W.H. Auden, Op. 53 (1958) 10:02  
  To Mrs Alice Esty  
9 I Lauds. Among the leaves the small birds sing. Allegretto - meno vivo 2:11
10 II O lurcher-loving collier, black as night. Andante 2:24
11 III What's in your mind, my dove, my coney. Moderato 1:43
12 IV Eyes look into the well. Lento 2:23
13 V Carry her over the water. Moderato 1:20
 Anna Tilbrook piano
   
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 Five Herrick Poems, Op. 89 (1973-74, revised 1976) 8:54  
  For Peter Pears  
14 I Now is your turne, dearest, to be-set. Andante 1:15
15 II Dearest of thousands, now the time draws neare. Lento 2:48
16 III These springs were maidens once that lov'd. Allegretto 1:22
17 IV My God! look on me withe'eye. Slow and freely 2:34
18 V If nine times you your bridegroom kisse. Allegro 0:53
 Alison Nicholls harp
   
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 Autumn's Legacy, Op. 58 (1962) 16:16  
  To Edward Sackville  
19 I The mighty thoughts of an old world. Allegro moderato 2:19
20 II All night a wind of music. Vivace 1:02
21 III Lesbos. Andante 2:33
22 IV Tonight the winds begin to rise. Allegro - Un poco meno vivo - 2:34
23 V Hurrahing in Harvest. Moderato - Pu poco più vivo - 3:11
24 VI Rich Days. Allegretto 1:23
25 VII When we were idlers with the loitering rills. Andante 3:12
 Anna Tilbrook piano
   
26  Automne, Op. 60 No. 3 (1963) 2:27
  In memory of Francis Poulenc  
  Slow  
 Anna Tilbrook piano
   
27  Ode du premier jour de Mai (1940) 2:19
  from Five Songs, Op. 14 No. 2  
  Allegretto  
 Anna Tilbrook piano
   
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28  Sonnet, Op. 102 (1982) 2:42
  For Hugues Cuénod with lofve and admiration  
  Andante  
 Anna Tilbrook piano
   
 Five Chinese Songs, Op. 78 (1970) 11:05  
  To Meriel and Peter Dickinson  
29 1 People Hide Their Love. Andante con moto 2:27
30 2 The Autumn Wind. Allegretto, gently flowing 1:49
31 3 Dreaming of a Dead Lady. Slow, sustained and intense - Warm 2:11
32 4 Late Spring. Moderato - Meno vivo 1:43
33 5 The Riverside Village. Calm and slow (Andante tranquillo) 2:16
 Anna Tilbrook piano
 James Gilchrist tenor
  4-6 June 2008