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: Religious Service

S.B. from Sheffield

: S.B. from London

(9.10 Local News)

: The Rose Maiden

by Sir Frederic H. Cowen
The Station Orchestra and The Station Repertory Chorus
Conducted by Warwick Braithwaite
I. Introduction. (Instrumental)
II. Chorus, "Green Vale, and Vine-clad Mountains"
III. Recit. (Tenor), "And through earth's bridal chamber"
Recit. (Soprano), "Oh! hear, thou king of beauty"
Recit. (Baritone), "Nay, why should all my gladness"
Duet (Soprano and Baritone), "The rose of love"
Recit. (Baritone), "Lose, then, the peace for ever"
Duet (Soprano and Baritone), "Soon as the mountain summits"
IV. Recit. (Tenor), "So spake the Spring"
Chorus, "A maid more beautiful than May
Solo (Soprano), "Bloom on, my roses"
V. Chorus, "Mid the waving rose trees"
VI. Recit, (Soprano), "God greet thee"
Scena (Contralto) "Ask of yon ruined castle"
Scena (Contralto) "Yet chime they so sadly"
Recit. (Tenor) "Alas, the hand is thine"
Chorus, "Oh, earth-born sorrow"
VII. Trio (Soprano, Contralto, and Baritone), "Hast thou wandered?"
VIII. Air (Tenor), "The sleep of even"
IX. Recit. (Baritone), "Hark, beneath her window"
Duet (Soprano and Tenor), "I know a rosebud shining"
X. Chorus, "Tis thy wedding morning"
XI. Solo (Baritone), "Where gloomy pine-trees rustle"
XII. Recit. (Tenor), "For from the summer blossom"
XIII. Chorus (Male Voices), "What sounds there so softly?"
Chorus of Elves. "Farewell, sleep thou lightly"
XIV. Finale (Solo, Tenor and Chorus), "Yea, e'en as die the roses!"


Composer: Sir Frederic H. Cowen
Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Singers: The Station Repertory Chorus
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite
The Rose Maiden: Eda Bennie
The Gardener's Daughter: Esther Coleman
The Forester: Walter Glynne
The Spring: Arthur Cranmer

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