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Five Flower Songs, Op 47

First line:
When once the sun sinks in the west
composer
Spring 1950; first performed on 23 July 1950 at Dartington Hall; dedicated to Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst

 

Recordings

Britten: Sacred and Profane & other choral works
CDH55438
Mealor & Britten: … the flowers have their angels
Studio Master: SIGCD366Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

No 1: To daffodils  Fair daffodils, we weep to see
author of text

Track 1 on CDH55438 [2'01]
Track 18 on SIGCD366 [2'16] Download only
No 2: The succession of the four sweet months  First, April, she with mellow showers
author of text

Track 2 on CDH55438 [2'13]
Track 19 on SIGCD366 [2'07] Download only
No 3: Marsh flowers  Here the strong mallow strikes her slimy root
author of text

Track 3 on CDH55438 [2'09]
Track 20 on SIGCD366 [2'29] Download only
No 4: The evening primrose  When once the sun sinks in the west
author of text

Track 4 on CDH55438 [2'47]
Track 21 on SIGCD366 [2'37] Download only
No 5: Ballad of green Broom  There was an old man liv'd out in the wood
author of text

Track 5 on CDH55438 [2'15]
Track 22 on SIGCD366 [2'29] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA67140 track 4

The evening primrose
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-01-14004
Duration
2'47
Recording date
27 April 2000
Recording venue
Temple Church, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Britten: Sacred and Profane & other choral works (CDA67140)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: March 2001
    Deletion date: August 2010
    Superseded by CDH55438
  2. Britten: Sacred and Profane & other choral works (CDH55438)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: December 2012
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