HENRY BALFOUR GARDINER (1877-1950): Complete Songs - The Stranger's Song, When I was one-and-twenty, The Wanderer's Evensong, Roadways, The Golden Vanity, Music, when soft voices die, The Recruit, The Banks of Calm Bendemeer, Ah, sweet those eyes, How sweet I roam'd from field to field, Dirge "Rough wind that moanest loud", Lightly we met in the morn, D'un Vanneur de Blé aux Vents, 3 Shakespeare Settings, On Chelsea Embankment, Cavalier, Rybbesdale, The Quiet Garden, Piano Pieces: Prelude "De Profundis", A Sailor's Piece, Shepherd's Fennel Dance.
Catalogue Number: 05Q056
Description: Covering the composer's whole career until he quit composing in the early 1920s, these songs range from simple but attractive early pieces to a suave craftsmanship reminiscent of Quilter. Texts included. Martin Oxenham (baritone), Jonathan Beatty (piano).