Susan Gritton, James Gilchrist, Roderick Williams & Andrew West - Parry: 12 Sets of English Lyrics, Vol. 1
Classical, Opera | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 70:48 min | 274 MB
Label: SOMM Recordings | Tracks: 31 | Rls.date: 2016
This month's new release from SOMM brings exciting news for all lovers of English Song! At long last, Hubert Parry's complete Twelve Sets of English Lyrics are now available, beginning with Volume I. The twelve sets, which also include other songs by Parry, are spread over three volumes which will be released at six-monthly intervals. This has been a close and enjoyable collaboration between SOMM, the excellent pianist Andrew West and Susan Gritton, James Gilchrist and Roderick Williams, three charismatic singers at the top of their profession, all sharing the same fondness for the expressive lyricism and eloquence inherent in Parry's songs.