Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sea Drift Frederick Delius 26:04
2 Songs of Farewell: I. Double Chorus “How sweet the silent backward tracings!” Frederick Delius 4:31
3 Songs of Farewell: II. Chorus “Stand as on some mighty eagle’s beak” Frederick Delius 4:40
4 Songs of Farewell: III. Chorus “Passage to you! O secret of the earth and sky!” Frederick Delius 3:33
5 Songs of Farewell: IV. Double Chorus “Joy, shipmate, joy!” Frederick Delius 1:30
6 Songs of Farewell: V. Chorus “Now finalè to the shore” Frederick Delius 3:57
7 Songs of Sunset: Chorus “A song of the setting sun!” Frederick Delius 3:24
8 Songs of Sunset: Soli “Cease smiling, Dear! a little while be sad” (Mezzo-soprano, Baritone) Frederick Delius 4:46
9 Songs of Sunset: Chorus “Pale amber sunlight falls” Frederick Delius 4:26
10 Songs of Sunset: Solo “Exceeding sorrow Consumeth my sad heart!” (Mezzo-soprano) Frederick Delius 3:42
11 Songs of Sunset: Solo “By the sad waters of separation” (Baritone) Frederick Delius 4:48
12 Songs of Sunset: Chorus “See how the trees and the oisers lithe” Frederick Delius 3:34
13 Songs of Sunset: Solo “I was not sorrowful, I could not weep” (Baritone) Frederick Delius 4:45
14 Songs of Sunset: Soli & Chorus “They are not long, the weeping and the laughter” (Mezzo-soprano, Baritone) Frederick Delius 3:22

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (1906-05-24) (track 1)
baritone vocals:
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone opera singer) (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (tracks 1, 8, 11, 13–14)
choir vocals:
Members of the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (tracks 1–7, 9, 12, 14)
Southern Voices (British choir) (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (tracks 1–7, 9, 12, 14)
Waynflete Singers (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (tracks 1–7, 9, 12, 14)
composer:
Frederick Delius (composer) (tracks 2–6)
Frederick Delius (composer) (1903 – 1904) (track 1)
Frederick Delius (composer) (1906 – 1907) (tracks 7–14)
conductor:
Richard Hickox (conductor) (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (tracks 1–14)
librettist:
Ernest Dowson (tracks 7–14)
lyricist:
Walt Whitman (19th c. American poet, essayist, and journalist) (track 1)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Sally Burgess (mezzo-soprano, opera director) (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (tracks 8, 10, 14)
orchestra:
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (tracks 1–14)
recorded at:
Wessex Hall (The Lighthouse, Poole Arts Centre) in Poole, England, United Kingdom (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (tracks 1–14)
edits:
part of:
Songs of Farewell (tracks 2–6)
Songs of Sunset, RT ii/5 (tracks 7–14)
parts:
recording of:
Sea Drift, RT ii/3 (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (track 1)
Songs of Farewell: III. Passage to You! (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (track 4)
Songs of Farewell: IV. Joy, Shipmate, Joy! (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (track 5)
Songs of Farewell: V. Now Finale to the Shore (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (track 6)
Songs of Sunset: I. A song of the setting sun! (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (track 7)
Songs of Sunset: IV. Exceeding sorrow consumeth my sad heart! (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (track 10)
Songs of Sunset: V. By the sad waters of separation (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (track 11)
Songs of Sunset: VII. I was not sorrowful, I could not weep (1993-02-27 – 1993-02-28) (track 13)

Release

ASIN:UK: B000000AT3 [info]