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Well known is the short cycle of Dream-Songs from 1986 for unison high voices (or solo voice) and piano. Bennett seems to have an imaginative affinity with the atmospheric verses of Walter de la Mare, which he clothes in this cycle with strikingly appropriate and evocative music.

from notes by Malcolm MacDonald © 2012

Recordings

Bennett (RR): Letters to Lindbergh & other choral works
Studio Master: SIGCD325Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

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No 1: The song of the wanderer  Nobody, nobody told me
Track 11 on SIGCD325 [2'11] Download only
No 2: The song of the shadows  Sweep thy faint strings, Musician
Track 12 on SIGCD325 [2'37] Download only
No 3: Dream-Song  Sunlight, moonlight
Track 13 on SIGCD325 [2'03] Download only
No 4: The song of the mad prince  Who said, 'Peacock Pie'?
Track 14 on SIGCD325 [2'12] Download only

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