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Delius & Ireland - Part songs

Somm CD 0119

A specialised disc, probably of most interest to younger students who enjoy singing this repertoire, here expertly directed by a specialist, Paul Spicer, and older collectors reminded of their youth....

For the general listener there is a tendency towards sameness; the best reward is a reminder of the poetry, English (Ireland) and continental (Delius) with English translations provided.

Nice to hear some pieces, e.g. songs of a summer night on the water, which might be the original versions of familiar orchestral music?

Production excellent, as is usual from Somm, with strong black print on glossy white paper!

Peter Grahame Woolf