Frank Bridge Songs

Music, Classical and opera

Ailish Tynan (soprano) and Robert Murray (tenor) are accompanied by pianist Iain Burnside, whose programme charts composer Frank Bridge's journey from pupil of Stanford to teacher of Britten. English Romantics: Bridge's 'Go not happy day'; 'Adoration'; Parry's 'Bright Star'; Bridge's 'The Devon Maid'; Stanford's 'La Belle Dame sans merci'; Heine settings: Bridge's 'E'en as a lovely flower'; Ives's 'Ich grolle nicht'; Bridge's 'The Violets Blue'; White's 'Hör' ich das Liedchen klingen'; Bridge's 'All things that we clasp'; The Female Muse: Bridge's 'Thy hand in mine'; 'Where she lies asleep'; 'Love went a-riding'; 'The Orange And The Green'; Bridge's 'Golden Hair'; 'Mantle of blue'; 'So early in the morning'; 'When you are old'; The Last Invocation: Britten's 'The trees they grow so high'; Bridge's 'What shall I your true love tell?'; ''Tis but a week'; Britten's 'The last rose of summer'; Bridge's 'Into her keeping'; 'Blow out you bugles'; 'The last invocation'. (Note: at 6pm, a pre-concert talk on Frank Bridge by Stephen Banfield; £3.)


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