With a graceful gift for lyrical vocal writing, English composer Roger Quilter (1877-1953) created a rich body of art songs. Very few composers working in English have matched his achievement of a living body of beloved, relevant, literate repertoire.
Contents: April • Autumn Evening • Barbara Allen • Blow, blow, thou winter wind • The Bracelet • Brown is my love • By a Fountainside • By the Sea • Cherry Ripe • Cherry Valley • Come away, Death • Come Back! • Damask Roses • Daybreak • Dream Valley • Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes • Fair House of Joy • The Faithless Shepherdess • Fear no more the heat o' the sun • A Good Child • Hey, ho, the wind and the rain • I will go with my father a-ploughing • I wish and I wish • In the highlands • Interlude • It was a lover and his lass • The jocund Dance • The Jolly Miller • Julia's Hair • June • The Lamplighter • A Last Year's Rose • Love's Philosophy • The Maiden Blush • Moonlight • My Life's Delight • The Night Piece • Now sleeps the crimson petal • O mistress mine • Over the land is April • Over the Mountains • Prelude • The Sea-Bird • A Secret • Song of the Blackbird • The Spring is at the door • Take, o take those lips away • Three Poor Mariners • Through the sunny garden • To Daisies • To Wine and Beauty • Under the greenwood tree • The Valley and the Hill • Weep you no more • Where be you going? • Where Go the Boats? • The Wild Flower's Song