Tracklist

CD 1
CD 2
CD 3
CD 4
CD 5
CD 6
CD 7
CD 8
CD 9
CD 10
CD 11
CD 12
CD 13
CD 14
CD 15
CD 16
CD 17
CD 18
CD 19
CD 20
# Title Rating Length
1 Four Hymns: I. Lord! come away!
3:38
2 Four Hymns: II. Who is this fair one?
4:06
3 Four Hymns: III. Come Love, come Lord
4:00
4 Four Hymns: IV. Evening Hymn
3:38
5 Merciless Beauty: I. Your eyën two
2:16
6 Merciless Beauty: II. So hath your beauty
2:39
7 Merciless Beauty: III. Since I from Love
1:20
8 The Water Mill
3:16
9 The New Ghost
4:59
10 Ten Blake Songs: I. Infant Joy
1:18
11 Ten Blake Songs: II. A Poison Tree
2:35
12 Ten Blake Songs: III. The Piper
1:52
13 Ten Blake Songs: IV. London
1:35
14 Ten Blake Songs: V. The Lamb
2:15
15 Ten Blake Songs: VI. The Shepherd
0:50
16 Ten Blake Songs: VII. Ah, Sun-flower!
1:27
17 Ten Blake Songs: VIII. Cruelty has a human heart
1:58
18 Ten Blake Songs: IX. The Divine Image
2:24
19 Ten Blake Songs: X. Eternity
1:38
20 On Wenlock Edge (voice, string quartet and piano version): I. On Wenlock Edge
3:53
21 On Wenlock Edge (voice, string quartet and piano version): II. From far, from eve and morning
2:06
22 On Wenlock Edge (voice, string quartet and piano version): III. Is my team ploughing
3:47
23 On Wenlock Edge (voice, string quartet and piano version): IV. Oh, when I was in love with you
0:43
24 On Wenlock Edge (voice, string quartet and piano version): V. Bredon Hill
7:29
25 On Wenlock Edge (voice, string quartet and piano version): VI. Clun
3:31
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CD 22
CD 23
CD 24
CD 25
CD 26
CD 27
CD 28
CD 29
CD 30

Credits

CD 20

violin:
Hugh Bean (tracks 5–7, 20–25)
Frances Mason (tracks 5–7, 20–25)
cello:
Eileen Croxford (tracks 5–7, 20–25)
oboe:
Janet Craxton (tracks 10–19)
viola:
Christopher Wellington (tracks 1–4, 20–25)
piano:
David Parkhouse (tracks 1–4, 20–25)
Jennifer Partridge (tracks 8–9)
composer:
Ralph Vaughan Williams (tracks 1, 3–4, 8–9)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1909) (tracks 20–25)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1914) (track 2)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1921) (tracks 5–7)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1957) (tracks 10–19)
lyricist:
William Blake (tracks 10–19)
Geoffrey Chaucer (tracks 5–7)
Richard Crashaw (tracks 3–4)
A. E. Housman (poet) (tracks 20–25)
Fredegond Shove (tracks 8–9)
Jeremy Taylor (English clergyman) (track 1)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 2)
solo tenor vocals:
Ian Partridge (tracks 20–25)
tenor vocals:
Ian Partridge (tracks 8–9)
orchestration of:
part of:
4 Poems by Fredegond Shove (for voice and piano) (tracks 8–9)
Four Hymns (For tenor, with pianoforte and viola obbligato) (tracks 1–4)
Merciless Beauty (For voice, 2 violins, cello) (tracks 5–7)
On Wenlock Edge (for voice, string quartet and piano) (tracks 20–25)
Ten Blake Songs (for solo tenor or soprano, and oboe) (tracks 10–19)
recording of:
4 Poems by Fredegond Shove: No. 3. The New Ghost (for voice and piano) (track 9)
4 Poems by Fredegond Shove: No. 4. The Water Mill (for voice and piano) (track 8)
Come Love, Come Lord (Hymn 3 of "Four Hymns") (tracks 3–4)
Lord, Come Away (Hymn 1 of "Four Hymns") (track 1)
On Wenlock Edge: I. On Wenlock Edge (for voice, string quartet and piano) (track 20)
On Wenlock Edge: II. From far, from eve and morning (for voice, string quartet and piano) (track 21)
On Wenlock Edge: III. Is my team ploughing (for voice, string quartet and piano) (track 22)
On Wenlock Edge: IV. Oh, when I was in love with you (for voice, string quartet and piano) (track 23)
On Wenlock Edge: V. Bredon Hill (for voice, string quartet and piano) (track 24)
On Wenlock Edge: VI. Clun (for voice, string quartet and piano) (track 25)
Who is this fair one? (Hymn 2 of "Four Hymns") (track 2)