Songs of Love and War
TLQ     Champs Hill

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Songs of Love and War drew together several themes and projects, old and new. The title itself, and indeed some of the material, hark back to a programme we presented a long time ago, firstly at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, then in places as far afield as Vlissingen in Holland and Santander in Spain – both cities seared by war. The main spur for this disc, however, was a programme on the musical world of the Pre-Raphaelites, which, as a result of our appearing on a radio programme in Paris as guests of Felicity Lott, we were asked by the Musée d’Orsay to create.


1. PRIEZ POUR PAIX Francis Poulenc / Charles d'Orléans
2. AS TORRENTS IN SUMMER Edward Elgar / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
3. PAVANE Thoinot Arbeau
4. PRELUDE IN E MINOR / INSENSATEZ Fryderyk Chopin / Antônio Carlos Jobim & Vinicius de Moraes / Norman Gimbel
5. GO, LOVELY ROSE Roger Quilter / Edmund Waller
6. BLEUET Francis Poulenc / Guillaume Apollinaire
7. THERE IS A PARADISE ON EARTH Robert Lucas Pearsall / Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty
8. SILENT NOON Ralph Vaughan Williams / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
9. SWEET AND LOW
Joseph Barnby / Alfred, Lord Tennyson
10. SHE’S OUT OF MY LIFE Tom Bahler
11. THE WAR OF '14-'18 Georges Brassens
12. IN THE SUMMER OF HIS YEARS David Lee / Herbert Kretzmer
13. WHEN SHE LOVED ME Randy Newman
14. O WALY, WALY Traditional
15. ONLY YOU Vince Clark
16. SHE NEVER TOLD HER LOVE Joseph Haydn / William Shakespeare
17. THE LAST INVOCATION Frank Bridge / Walt Whitman
18. BLUMENLIED Robert Lucas Pearsall / Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty