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Wydawnictwo: Delphian
Nr katalogowy: DCD 34253
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: marzec 2021
EAN: 801918342530
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Instrumenty: fortepian
Rodzaj: pieśń

Isolation Songbook

Delphian - DCD 34253
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Owain Park, Héloise Werner, Andrew Brixey-Williams, Kerensa Briggs, Nathan James Dearden, Richard Barnard, Joshua Borin, Ben Rowarth, Elliott Park, Derri Joseph Lewis, Terence Charlston, Matthew J.C. Ward, Gerda Blok-Wilson, James Davy, Stephen Bick
Wykonawcy
Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano
Michael Craddock, baritone
Alexander Soares, piano
Nagrody i rekomendacje
 
Presto Discs of the Year Presto Disc of the Week
 
Owain Park:
18th April

Héloise Werner:
The Orange Vendor

Andrew Brixey-Williams:
Abat-jour

Kerensa Briggs:
Melancholy (and Buttercream)

Nathan James Dearden:
the way we go

Richard Barnard:
Three Early Stroll Songs

Joshua Borin:
Nature is Returning

Ben Rowarth:
The King’s Breakfast

Elliott Park:
Skysong (extracts)

Derri Joseph Lewis:
A Moment

Terence Charlston:
Three Duets

Matthew J.C. Ward:
Concerning Cows - A Rural Song Cycle

Gerda Blok-Wilson:
I’m Nobody

James Davy:
Dreams

Stephen Bick:
On His Blindness
The feeling which many of us experienced in spring 2020 as, country by country, the world went into lockdown – a sense of life gone into standstill – was especially acute for musicians, deprived suddenly of both their livelihoods and the human connections that give their work meaning.

For singers Helen Charlston and Michael Craddock, it was not only their art that they could no longer express publicly: they had been due to marry in April. Forced like so many to put plans of any kind on hold, Helen began to nd ways of redirecting her creative energies. She wrote a poem for Michael to mark their postponed wedding date, and the composer Owain Park, a friend of the couple, set it to music.

Helen began to contact other composers and poets, and unexpectedly but quickly a project took shape that would both ll the empty time and bear witness to it. The project chimed with Delphian’s determination to maintain the ow of album releases while live music was in abeyance, and so – with music again proving its ability to build connections across physical distance – the Isolation Songbook swiftly found a home on disc; recorded during the summer relaxation of restrictions, its release marks the anniversary of the beginning of lockdown in the UK.

Recorded on 3-5 September 2020 in The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. Piano: Steinway, Model D serial no. 599478 (2015).

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  • BIS 2602
  • CHE 02222
  • CRC 3757
  • CDA 68343
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