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Malcolm Martineau
Britten Songs - Vol.2

 

ONYX4079

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913–1976)

Songs: Volume II
CD 1 67.27
1–7 Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo 5.03
8 The Second Lute Song of the Earl of Essex 4.31
9 Chamber Music (V) 1.19
10–14 A Charm of Lullabies 11.57
15 The Birds 1.52
16–17 Two songs by Thomas Hardy 5.44
18–20 Three Soutar Settings 3.34
21 Of a’ the airts the wind can blaw*1.06
22–33 Who are these children? 19.36

CD 2 67.37
1–8 The Red Cockatoo and other songs 14.48
9–10 From ‘Fish in the unruffled lakes’ 4.22
11 Song 1.00
12–13 From ‘Fish in the unruffled lakes’ 4.34
14 O why did e’er my thoughts aspire* 1.34
15–28 Songs and Proverbs of William Blake 25.31
29 Dans les bois* 1.46
30–34 On this Island 14.01

*World premiere recordings

Allan Clayton · Jennifer Johnston · Robin Tritschler · Nicky Spence
Benjamin Hulett · Benedict Nelson · Elizabeth Atherton

Malcolm Martineau piano

 

Malcolm Martineau
Britten Songs Volume 1

 

ONYX4071

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913–1976)
 
CD 1 75.06
from ‘Fish in the unruffled lakes’
1 To lie flat on the back 2.27
2 Night covers up the rigid land 2.35
 
3 A Dirge 1.14
4 Virtue in Deeds not Words 1.11
5 Prithee 1.52
6 Lucy 1.25
7 Canticle I 7.46
8 Um Mitternacht 4.07
 
Sechs Hölderlin-Fragmente
9 Menschenbeifall 1.22
10 Die Heimat 2.19
11 Sokrates und Alcibiades 2.09
12 Die Jugend 1.59
13 Hälfte des Lebens 2.06
14 Die Linie des Lebens 2.29
 
The Holy Sonnets of John Donne
15 Oh my blacke soule! 3.43
16 Batter my heart 1.17
17 O might those sighes and teares 3.38
18 Oh, to vex me 1.07
19 What if this present 3.08
20 Since she whom I loved 3.08
21 At the round earth’s imagined corners 2.46
22 Thou hast made me 1.23 
23 Death, be not proud 4.04
 
Cabaret songs
24 Calypso 2.13
25 Tell me the truth about love 5.23
26 Johnny 5.01
27 Funeral blues 2.51
 
CD 2 56.31
Tit for Tat
1 A song of enchantment 2.39
2 Autumn 1.33
3 Silver 1.54
4 Vigil 2.24
5 Tit for tat 1.58
Beware!
6 Beware! 1.07
7 O that I had ne’er been married 1.26
8 Epitaph: The Clerk 1.13
9 Lilian 3.00
10 The Joy of Grief 1.08
The Poet’s Echo
11 Echo 2.54
12 My heart 1.49
13 Angel 2.36
14 The nightingale and the rose 4.11
15 Epigram 0.49
16 Lines written during a sleepless night 4.10