The first ever CD of music by the English composer Robert Still (1910-1971),
comprising the following recordings made in the 1950s:
- Quintet for Three Flutes,
Violin & Cello from Argo RG 74 (1955)
- Viola Sonata No.2
from Argo RG 74 (1955)
- Six songs for Soprano
(Heather Harper) from Record Society RS 60 (1959)
- Six songs for Baritone
(John Carol Case) from Record Society RS 60 (1959)
- Two further songs
recorded live at a Wigmore Hall Concert in October, 1959.
The accompanying 16-page booklet includes:
Lehmann’s original distinctive artwork for the sleeve of RG 74
- a portrait of the composer
- Deryck Cooke’s analytical notes for the chamber works
- a note on the composer by his widow, Mrs Elizabeth Still
- texts of all 14 songs.
71:56 - Mono Recording - Reference JMSCD8
A web site devoted to the life and work of Robert Still can be
|Excerpt from Beauty Bathing, sung by John Carol Case (baritone), accompanied by John Russell (piano) (0'
Last revised: 30/10/2016