Recordings of Lennox Berkeley's music

British Song

British Song album cover
Format: CD
Label: Heritage Records
Release date: June 2012
Catalogue no: HTGCD240
Available from: Regis Records, Tolpuddle, Dorset Tel: 01305 848983

Major contributions to voice and piano repertoire commissioned by the Dickinsons from Jonathan Harvey (Correspondances), Lennox Berkeley (Five Chinese Songs), Gordon Crosse (the New World) as well as Lutyens (Stevie Smith Songs) and Peter Dickinson (Surrealist Landscape and Extravaganzas) now reissued from LP and CD.

Also available by the Dickinsons is the Heritage CD231 'American song'. Unknown recordings from the widely acclaimed partnership transferred from LP for the first time with extra material. Three songs by Gershwin, first recordings of Cage (five songs 1938), carter (Three Poems of Robert Frost; voyage), Copland (Poet's Song; Night Thoughts for Piano) and Thomson (two by marianne moore; portrait of F.B). Nine songs from Copland's 'Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson'. Historic CD booklet with comments about this recording from the composers.

Performed by Peter Dickinson (piano) & Meriel Dickinson (mezzo-soprano)