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Song
composer
22 January 1949; Andantino, F major; composed at Brookwood, the home the work's dedicatee Marion Keyte-Perry

Recordings
'Bowen: The complete works for violin and piano' (CDA67991/2)
Bowen: The complete works for violin and piano
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Details
Track 2 on CDA67991/2 CD2 [5'15] 2CDs

Song
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The Song and Bolero were both written on 22 January 1949 at Brookwood, home of their dedicatee, Marion Keyte-Perry, a retired headmistress whom Bowen’s biographer Monica Watson describes in notably waspish terms. The Song, with its gently undulating semiquaver accompaniment and elusive sidesteps of tonal direction, suggests recent study of Fauré. Unrepentantly backward-looking, it is a soulful cantilena in F major, cast in ternary form but registering as a continuum of restrained poetic meditation.

from notes by Francis Pott © 2013

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67991/2 disc 2 track 2
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-13-99202
Duration
5'15
Recording date
2 April 2012
Recording venue
Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
Hyperion usage
  1. Bowen: The complete works for violin and piano (CDA67991/2)
    Disc 2 Track 2
    Release date: May 2013
    2CDs
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