Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence

The Songs of Edward Elgar



The Shepherd’s Song, Queen Mary’s Song, Is she not passing fair, A Song of Autumn, etc. Wyn-Rogers, Mackie, Maltman, Martineau. These are some charming early songs sung beautifully by the three singers with Martineau an admirable pianist throughout. This disc deserves to be in any collection that appreciates Elgar in particular and English song in general.

Catherine Wyn-Rogers mezzo soprano
Neil Mackie tenor
Christopher Maltman baritone
Malcolm Martineau piano

On This Recording

  1. Shepherd's Song: Shepherd's Song, Op. 16, No. 1
  2. Queen Mary's Song
  3. Is she not passing fair?
  4. Rondel: Rondel, Op. 16, No. 3
  5. A Song of Autumn
  6. The Wind at Dawn
  7. Like to the damask rose: Like to the damask Rose
  8. Through the long days: Through the long days, Op. 16, No. 2
  9. The Poet's Life
  10. Pipes of Pan
  11. In the Dawn: In the Dawn, Op. 41, No. 1
  12. Speak, Music: Speak, Music, Op. 41, No. 2
  13. In Moonlight
  14. Pleading: Pleading, Op. 48
  15. Song Cycle: No. 3. O soft was the song
  16. Song Cycle: No. 5. Was it some golden star?
  17. Song Cycle: No. 6. Twilight
  18. The Torch: The Torch, Op. 60, No. 1
  19. The River: The River, Op. 60, No. 2
  20. A Child Asleep
  21. Arabian Serenade
  22. Still to be neat
  23. Modest and Fair