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: 'ROGER QUILTER'

A Recital by Peter Howard (baritone)
My Life's Delight ) (Seven Eliza-Damask Roses bethan Lyrics) A Land of Silence ) (Songs of Coronal } Sorrow)
Weep you no more (Seven Elizabethan Lyrics)
Cherry Ripe (To Julia)
In an article in The Listener two years ago Francis Toye , writing of Roger Quilter as a song-writer, said that : ' Individual songs by Warlock are more ambitious, stronger, at their best decidedly more original, but in my view they cannot compare with Quilter's as regards charm-and charm is an especially precious quality noticeably lacking in modern English music as a whole.
' In modern English music, be it noted. English music in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was full of it ; indeed, freshness and charm were perhaps its outstanding characteristics. That is why Quilter seems to me a more important composer than is often imagined ; almost alone he carried the genuine English tradition into our own day. I am unable to feel that anybody else has written so many songs that combine so happily a real lyrical quality with impeccable workmanship '.
Peter Howard , the soloist for this recital, was a scholar of St. John's, Cambridge. He has broadcast frequently in the last ten years, and has composed a number of song settings.

Contributors

Baritone: Peter Howard
Unknown: Francis Toye
Unknown: Roger Quilter
Unknown: Peter Howard

: THE ASTON HIPPODROME ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ivan Huckerby
Alex Penney (soprano)

Contributors

Conductor: Ivan Huckerby
Soprano: Alex Penney

: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

(Roman Catholic) from St. Barnabas Cathedral,
Nottingham
Organ Voluntary

: Order of Service

Compline
Hymn, Hail Mary , Pearl of Grace
(W.H. 107)
Address by the Very Rev. Canon H.
Hunt
Benediction
0 Salutaris
Tantum Ergo Blessing
Divine Praises
Organist, Frank Taylor
The Very Rev. Canon Hunt is parish priest of Whitwick, which is in Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire, not far from Mount St. Bernard Monastery and the ruins of Grace Dieu Priory,

Contributors

Unknown: Hail Mary
Organist: Frank Taylor
Unknown: Very Rev. Canon Hunt
Unknown: Mount St. Bernard Monastery

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