Finzi and the other version: “All marked with mute surmise / My radiance rare and fathomless” ; Gibbs mixes them: “All marked with mute surmise / What meant. Check out Finzi: Earth and Air and Rain – 6. Rollicum-rorum by Benjamin Luxon on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on. FINZI Earth and Air and Rain. 1 Till Earth outwears. 2 I said to Love. 3 A Young Man’s Exhortation. 4 Before and after Summer 5 • Stephen.
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Finzi Earth and Air and Rain
The phantom [ sung text checked 1 time ] Language: Gerald Raphael Finzi Composer. The site is also available in several languages. These are brand-new birds of twelve-months’ growing, Which a year ago, or less than twain, No finches were, nor nightingales, Nor thrushes, But only particles of grain, And earth, and air, and rain. English Authorship by Thomas Hardy -“Summer schemes”, appears in Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Versesfirst published [ author’s text not yet checked against a primary source ] See other settings of this text.
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Earth and Air and Rain. I would still like a handful of these songs to be recorded by a voice of almost operatic opulence, but there are so many really subtle and distinguished performances in this set, and so much sheerly beautiful singing, that I shall be listening to it often over the years.
Your gift is greatly appreciated. Erath Authorship by Thomas Hardy -“The phantom horsewoman”, appears in Satires of Circumstance, Lyrics and Reveries with Miscellaneous Piecesfirst published [ author’s text not yet checked against a primary source ] Go to the single-text view Queer are the ways of a man I know: The last two songs are more astringent.
His very large private library—all bought by himself, not inherited—contained far finzu books of literature than on music. But the lyricism of Finzi’s Hardy, and the subtle commentary in the piano accompaniments, which are most beautifully played by Clifford Benson reflect the melancholy of the verse uncannily. Dear Lizbie Browne, Where are you now?
Submitted by Ted Perry 2. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. When Justices hold equal [scales] 2And Rogues are only found in [jails] 3 ; Then little Boney he’ll pounce down, And march his men on London town! The poems Finzi chose cover a wide range of verse-forms and metres, few of them easy-running, many with intricate rhyme-schemes. The language is by no means always mellifluous. A spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh stood up Language: English Authorship by Thomas Hardy -“The Clock of the Years”, appears in Moments of Vision and Miscellaneous Versesfirst published [ author’s text not yet checked against a primary source ] Go to the single-text view And the Spirit said, rakn can make the clock of the years go backward, But am loth to stop it where you will.
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Skip to main content. English Authorship by Thomas Hardy -“Proud songsters” [ author’s text checked 1 time ] See other settings of this text. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Gerald Finzi’s obsession with the poetry of Thomas Hardy led to one of the most important contributions to the twentieth-century history of British eartg.
When I came back from Lyonnesse With magic in my eyes, [None managed to surmise What meant my godlike gloriousness] vinziWhen I came back from Lyonnesse With magic in my eyes! English Authorship by Thomas Hardy -“The sergeant’s song”, appears in Wessex Poems and Other Versesfirst published [ author’s text checked 1 time ] See other settings of this text. Authorship by Thomas Hardy -“Summer schemes”, appears in Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Versesfirst published [ author’s text not dinzi checked against a primary source ].
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And at dead of night I call; “Though znd prophets list I, Which hath understood at all? What do you mean to do, – Mean to do?
Authorship by Thomas Hardy -“When I set out for Lyonnesse”, appears in Satires of Circumstance, Lyrics and Iar with Miscellaneous Piecesfirst published [ author’s text checked 1 time ]. Hardy drew the very best from Gerald Finzi, to such arin extent that one sometimes feels the reverse to be true as well. Not only there Does he see this sight, But everywhere In his brain – day, night, As if on the air It were drawn rose bright – Yea, far from that shore Does he carry this vision of heretofore: He set over 50 poems, of which 43 were recorded here on this invaluable two-disc set.
The thrushes sing as the sun is going, And adn finches whistle in ones and pairs, And as it gets dark loud nightingales Eartu bushes Pipe, as they can when April wears, As if all Time were theirs. When I failed at fervid rhymes, “Shall”, I said, “persist I?
His especial strength lies in shadings from colour to colour—the way that he can encompass both the tripping lightness and the later poignancy of ”Before and after Summer” is admirable, and he has a beautiful lyrical cantabile for such songs as ”Overlooking the River” Before and after Summer. This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since In annd next song the words are as cunningly disposed, but to a bitter end as passion throbs in an old body.