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Crossing the Channel: Songs of Britten and Ravel

British Folk Songs (Arr. Benjamin Britten)
Lemady (text: traditional)
The Salley Gardens (text: W.B. Yeats)
Come you not from Newcastle? (text: traditional)

Cinq melodies populaires grecques (Maurice Ravel)
Greek Folk poems translations from Greek to French by M.D. Calvocoressi (1877-1944)
1. Le reveil de la mariée
2. Là-bas, vers l'église (1875-1937)
3. Quel galant m'est comparable?
4. Chanson des cueilleuses de lentisques
5. Tout gai!

Valses nobles et sentimentales (Ravel)
I. Modéré
II. Assez lent
III. Modéré
IV. Assez animé
V. Presque lent
VI. Vif
VII. Moins vif
VIII. Epilogue: Lent

Chansons Madécasses (Ravel)
Text by Évariste Désiré de Forges Parny
1. Nahandove
2. Aoua!
3. Il est doux...

INTERMISSION

Let The Florid Music Praise...(On This Island) (Benjamin Britten) (text by W.H. Auden)
A Poison Tree (1935) (text by W.H. Auden)
A Poison Tree (1965) (text by William Blake)
Seascape (On This Island) (text by W.H. Auden)
The Choirmaster's Burial (Winter Words) (text by Thomas Hardy)

Sechs Hölderlin-Fragmente, Op.61 (music by Britten, textby Friedrich Hölderlin)
Menschenbeifall
Die Heimat
Sokrates and Alcibiades
Die Jugend
Hälfte des Lebens
Die Linien des Lebens

British Folk Songs (Arr. Britten, traditional text)
Soldier won't you marry me?
Stream in the Valley
The trees they grow so high
O Waly, Waly
Oliver Cromwell

Posted: Nov-9-2011
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