CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD (1852-1924): Songs - Songs of Faith, Op. 97, 3 Songs of Robert Bridges, Op. 43, 4 Songs from Shamus O’Brien, Op. 61, 14 Nonsense Rhymes, The Triumph of Love, Op. 82.
Catalogue Number: 02W048
Reference: SOMMCD 0627
Description: First complete recording of Songs of Faith and 12 first recordings of other distinctively vital songs throwing revealing new light on Stanford’s gift for word setting and the variety of his responses to matters of emotional ardor, spiritual fervency and the sublime nonsense poems of Edward Lear. Texts included. Roderick Williams (baritone), James Way (tenor), Andrew West (piano).