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To the Wicklow Hills

First line:
Dear hills remembered in a amist of rain
composer
1954
author of text

John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Ian Brown (piano)
Recording details: August 1997
St George's, Brandon Hill, United Kingdom
Produced by Andrew Keener
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: August 1998
Total duration: 2 minutes 39 seconds
 
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Reviews

'These modest miniatures reveal a composer who was able, not only to invent memorable ideas, but to do some artful things with them. Conspicuously Ireland-like titles such as Frensham Pond evoke a summery idyllic mood. The eight songs, beautifully delivered by John Mark Ainsley, are likewise warm romantic visions of bliss.' (The Sunday Times)

'Lloyd Webber's is a voice that should be heard, and it could hardly be heard to greater advantage than [here]' (Classic CD)

'A delightful selection. Expertly crafted and melodically felicitous. Fine performances from an all-star cast' (Hi-Fi News)

'A miniaturist and melodist of quality. His case is argued in performances of notable distinction' (Yorkshire Post)