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Songs of Muriel Herbert

James Gilchrist

Songs of Muriel Herbert

...a premiere recording of newly rediscovered songs
CKD 335 (Linn Records)
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1
Loveliest of Trees

Loveliest of Trees

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:20 Play $1.70
2
I cannot lose thee for a day

I cannot lose thee for a day

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:13 Play $1.70
3
The Crimson Rose

The Crimson Rose

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:47 Play $1.70
4
I hear an army charging

I hear an army charging

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:00 Play $1.70
5
Jour des Morts (Cimetière Montparnasse)

Jour des Morts (Cimetière Montparnasse)

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:42 Play $1.70
6
She weeps over Rahoon

She weeps over Rahoon

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:30 Play $1.70
7
On a Time

On a Time

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:01 Play $1.70
8
Have you seen but a white lily grow?

Have you seen but a white lily grow?

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:32 Play $1.70
9
I dare not ask a kiss

I dare not ask a kiss

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:18 Play $1.70
10
Horsemen

Horsemen

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:52 Play $1.70
11
To Daffodils

To Daffodils

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:44 Play $1.70
12
How beautiful is night

How beautiful is night

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:42 Play $1.70
13
Renouncement

Renouncement

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
03:04 Play $1.70
14
I think on thee in the night

I think on thee in the night

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:44 Play $1.70
15
Faint Heart in a Railway Train

Faint Heart in a Railway Train

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:15 Play $1.70
16
Rose kissed me today

Rose kissed me today

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
00:49 Play $1.70
17
Lean out of the window

Lean out of the window

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:18 Play $1.70
18
Love’s Secret

Love’s Secret

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:24 Play $1.70
19
MS. of Benedictbeuern (Carmina Burana)

MS. of Benedictbeuern (Carmina Burana)

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:52 Play $1.70
20
Autumn

Autumn

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:35 Play $1.70
21
The Lost Nightingale

The Lost Nightingale

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:11 Play $1.70
22
Jenny kiss’d me

Jenny kiss’d me

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
00:54 Play $1.70
23
Children’s Song 1: Merry-go-round

Children’s Song 1: Merry-go-round

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
00:34 Play $1.70
24
Children’s Song 2: The Gypsies

Children’s Song 2: The Gypsies

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
00:39 Play $1.70
25
Children’s Song 3: The Tadpole

Children’s Song 3: The Tadpole

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
00:42 Play $1.70
26
Children’s Song 4: Jack Spratt

Children’s Song 4: Jack Spratt

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
00:44 Play $1.70
27
Children’s Song 5: Acorn and Willow

Children’s Song 5: Acorn and Willow

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
00:52 Play $1.70
28
Children’s Song 6: The Bunny

Children’s Song 6: The Bunny

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
00:26 Play $1.70
29
In the Days of November (Hips and haws)

In the Days of November (Hips and haws)

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:04 Play $1.70
30
The Lake Isle of Innisfree

The Lake Isle of Innisfree

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:22 Play $1.70
31
David’s Lament for Jonathan

David’s Lament for Jonathan

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:44 Play $1.70
32
Most Holy Night

Most Holy Night

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:54 Play $1.70
33
When Death to either shall come

When Death to either shall come

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:29 Play $1.70
34
Cradle Song

Cradle Song

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist Ailish Tynan - soprano
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:50 Play $1.70
35
Violets

Violets

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
01:42 Play $1.70
36
Tewkesbury Road

Tewkesbury Road

Composer Muriel Herbert
Soloist James Gilchrist - tenor
Guest Artist David Owen Norris - piano
02:33 Play $1.70
Total Running Time 63 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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The 'Songs of Muriel Herbert' is an album featuring many premiere recordings of songs by the twentieth century English composer.  They are beautifully delivered by soprano Ailish Tynan and tenor James Gilchrist, accompanied by David Owen Norris on piano.

Download includes - cover art, inlay, booklet
Ailish Tynan

Ailish Tynan

Ailish Tynan is an award-winning soprano whose performances in opera and recitals have established her as a sought-after vocalist.
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James Gilchrist

James Gilchrist

English tenor James Gilchrist is a sought-after recitalist whose voice has been described as pure and sensitive with an even and beautiful tone.
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Few British women composers of the early twentieth century are known today, either by name or by their music. Muriel Herbert is one who should be. 'Songs of Muriel Herbert' features many premiere recordings, each one beautifully delivered by soprano Ailish Tynan and tenor James Gilchrist, accompanied by David Owen Norris on piano. 

'Herbert's music deserves its place alongside the more famous names of the time.' Grampophone

 '...beautiful songs...Highly recommended.'
Classic FM Magazine

'...they grow on you with each listening.' The Observer

View the booklet in full here

Midem Classical Award nomination
15 January 2010
for 'Songs of Muriel Herbert'
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MusicWeb International Recordings of the Year announced!
10 December 2009
'Songs of Muriel Herbert' - one of the best of 2009
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Claire Tomalin interviewed on BBC Radio 4
27 May 2009
Women's Hour discuss Muriel Herbert
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Pre-order "Songs of Muriel Herbert"
14 May 2009
Disc on sale now
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Muriel Herbert: 'Forgotten Voice'
11 May 2009
Claire Tomalin writes about her mother in The Guardian
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Klassik.com
'In Großbritannien ist diese CD mit 36 Liedern von Muriel Herbert'
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orpheus
'Everyone's mother wrote songs'. Dieser abschätzige Satz hatte Claire Tomalin fast darauf verzichten lassen'
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MusicWeb International
"This is one of my major musical discoveries of the year. "
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The Land of Lost Content
"This is one of my major musical discoveries of the year."
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Gramophone
"Herbert's music deserves its place alongside the more famous names of the time."
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Classic FM Magazine
5 Stars
"...beautiful songs...Highly recommended."
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International Record Review
"They should appeal to anyone who likes, for instance, the songs of Quilter..."
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Opus Musica
Disco del mes: "Este CD es una auténtica delicia..."
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The Guardian
4 Stars
"...these songs linger in the memory."
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The Observer
"...they grow on you with each listening."
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Sempre Audio
"Ihre feinfühlige, geradezu intuitive musikalische Interpretation der Werke...kommt auf diesem Album überaus eindrucksvoll zur Geltung."
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AudioVideoHD
4½ Stars
"...impecable trabajo. Muy recomendable. "
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Musical Pointers
"This collection is a treasure trove...exceptional."
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