Merciless Beauty

composer
1921
author of text

 
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

Recordings

Vaughan Williams: Songs
CDA67168

Details

No 1: Your eyėn two
Track 1 on CDA67168 [2'35]
No 2: So hath your beauty
Track 2 on CDA67168 [2'35]
No 3: Since I from love
Track 3 on CDA67168 [1'12]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67168 track 2

So hath your beauty
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-00-16802
Duration
2'35
Recording date
27 October 1999
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Vaughan Williams: Songs (CDA67168)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: September 2000