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JMSCD8-Robert Still Chamber Works and Songs

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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:

  •  Olga 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.

Playing time 71:56 - Mono Recording - Reference JMSCD8

A web site devoted to the life and work of Robert Still can be found at:

www.robertstill.co.uk

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Excerpt from Beauty Bathing, sung by John Carol Case (baritone), accompanied by John Russell (piano) (0' 44")

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U.K. £10-00

Last revised: 30/10/2016