A selection of songs by programme maker Menno Feenstra.
Today: Edward Elgar.
1. 2 Orchestral songs – a. Twilight, op.59/6 – b. Pleading, op.48/1
Stephen Varcoe, bass baritone.
City of London Sinfonia conducted by Richard Hickox
2. 4 piano songs – a. In the Dawn, op.41/1 – b. Speak, Music! op.41/2 – c. Dry those fair, those crystal eyes, (1899) – d. Always and Everywhere (1901)
Amanda Roocroft, soprano. Reinild Mees, piano
3. Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, op. 27
a. The Dance – b. False Love – c. Lullaby
d. Aspiration – e. On the Alm
Cambridge University Chamber Choir conducted by Christopher Robinson, Iain Farrington, piano
4. Sea Pictures, op. 37
a. Sea slumber Song – b. In Haven (Capri)
c. Sabbath morning at sea – d. Where corals lie
e. The swimmer
Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano
London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim