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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDA67168
Recording details: October 1999
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Release date: September 2000
Total duration: 6 minutes 22 seconds

Merciless Beauty
composer
1921
author of text

Introduction
The beneficent influence of folksong can be felt in Merciless Beauty, settings of three rondels by Geoffrey Chaucer. Composed in 1921, they were first performed by Steuart Wilson (tenor) at a recital in the Aeolian Hall on 4 October that year.

from notes by Michael Hurd 2000

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