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The Prince Consort - Ned Rorem - Classical Music Magazine


16 January 2010
Classical Music Magazine
Phil Sommerich
4 Stars

This is a timely release. In the neo-melodic era Ned Rorem songs are gaining popularity and this debut recording by the consort - five fast-rising young vocalists and pianist Alisdair Hogarth - shows why. Rorem's ear for easy rhymes and his wry humour suggest a simplicity which is belied by a subtle turn of piano phrase or vocal shading, captured by these performers. Each hearing exposes new depths in this eclectic array of verse settings.
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