The Bliss of Solitude

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Joanna Smith (piano) and Richard Dowling (tenor)
This beautiful album, recorded in the delightful surroundings of Brentwood Cathedral, features the magnificent tenor voice of Richard Dowling in partnership with the pianist Joanna Smith, who also contributes several enchanting pieces for solo piano. The recordings include Vaughan Williams’ On Wenlock Edge in the version for piano and voice, as well as the first recording of Andrew Wright’s exquisite The Bliss of Solitude – settings of verses by William Wordsworth – and music by Roger Quilter.

1 RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – On Wenlock Edge: On Wenlock Edge
2 RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – On Wenlock Edge: From far, from eve and morning
3 RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – On Wenlock Edge: Is my team ploughing
4 RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – On Wenlock Edge: Oh, when I was in love with you
5 RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – On Wenlock Edge: Bredon Hill
6 RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – On Wenlock Edge: Clun
7 Two Pieces for Piano – The Lake in the Mountains
8 Two Pieces for Piano – Prelude on Rhosymedre
9 ANDREW WRIGHT – The Bliss of Solitude: A Sense Sublime
10 ANDREW WRIGHT – The Bliss of Solitude: To a Butterfly
11 ANDREW WRIGHT – The Bliss of Solitude: Song
12 ANDREW WRIGHT – The Bliss of Solitude: Daffodils
13 ANDREW WRIGHT – The Bliss of Solitude: Nature
14 ANDREW WRIGHT – The Bliss of Solitude: To a Skylark
15 ROGER QUILTER – Three Pieces for Piano, Op.16: Dance in the Twilight
16 ROGER QUILTER – Three Pieces for Piano, Op.16: Summer Evening
17 ROGER QUILTER – Three Pieces for Piano, Op.16: At a Country Fair
18 Three Shakespeare Songs, Op.6 – Come away, death
19 Three Shakespeare Songs, Op.6 – Oh Mistress mine
20 Three Shakespeare Songs, Op.6 – Blow, blow, thou winter wind
21 Music, when soft voices die
22 June
23 Three Songs, Op.3 – Love’s Philosophy
24 Three Songs, Op.3 – Now sleeps the crimson petal
25 Three Songs, Op.3 – Fill a glass with golden wine