from notes by Diana McVeagh © 1989
Diana McVeagh’s Gerald Finzi: His Life and Music is published by Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge
|Finzi: Earth and air and rain|
‘There are so many really subtle and distinguished performances in this set, and so much sheerly beautiful singing, that I shall be listening to it of ...
‘These are marvellous songs’ (The Oxford Times)» More
|Finzi: Oh fair to see & other songs|
Sharing with us joy and introspection, characters and philosophies, Finzi has composed beautiful songs, here interpreted by a sought-after recitalist, English tenor James Gilchrist.» More
|Britten, Finzi & Tippett: Songs|
'This is still a voice of youthful freshness, commanded with skill and assurance. The programme tests his musicianship very thoroughly, and it reveals ...
'Sung by Mark Padmore who, on this form and in this repertory, seems to me to be unrivalled among younger English tenors … With Roger Vignoles as ...» More