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 Offer,Stanford: Songs of the Sea, The Revenge & Songs of the Fleet

Gerald Finley (baritone)

BBC National Chorus of Wales & BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

Songs of the Sea - which includes the long-popular 'Drake's Drum' and 'The Old Superb' - and the later, texturally richer and more thoughtful Songs of the Fleet are superb baritone vehicles for... More…

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Contents

Stanford: Songs of the Fleet

26:11
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  • BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Richard Hickox
  • Gerald Finley (baritone)

I. Sailing at Dawn: Andante molto tranquillo

5:19
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II. The Song of the Sou'Wester: Allegro non troppo, ma con fuoco

3:12
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III. The Middle-Watch: Andante molto tranquillo

7:42
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IV. The Little Admiral: Allegro vivace - Poco meno mosso - A tempo - Slentando - Meno mosso - Accelerando - A tempo

3:41
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V. Fare Well: Quasi adagio - Poco piu mosso - Temppo I - Molto adagio

6:17
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Stanford: The Revenge - A Ballad of the Fleet, Op. 24

25:23
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  • BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Richard Hickox

I. At Flores in the Azores: Allegro giusto e pesante - II. Then spake Sir Richard Grenville - III. So Lord Howard pass'd away: Un poco piu lento

4:10
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IV. He had only a hundred seamen: Andante sostenuto - Shall we fight or shall we fly?…: Poco piu mosso - And Sir Richard said again: Tempo I (Allegro giusto)

1:35
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V. Sir Richard spoke and he laugh'd: Allegretto con moto - VI. Thousands of their soldiers look'd down - VII. And while now the great San Philip: Adagio molto - And the battle-thunder broke: Allegro con fuoco - VIII. But anon the great Sn Philip - IX. An

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XI. And the night went down: Allegro tranquillo ma con moto - And we had not fought them in vain: Piu mosso - But Sir Richard cried in his English pride: Allegro giusto - XII. And the gunner said, “Ay, ay”: Andante sostenuto - And the lion there lay dying:

4:47
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XIII. And the stately Spanish men: Allegretto maestoso - But he rose upon their decks: Allegro giusto - I have fought for Queen and Faith…: Molto maestoso - …With a joyful spirit I Sir Richard Grenville die!: Piu lento - XIV And they stared at the dead

4:43
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But they sank his body with honour down: Allegretto maestoso - When a wind from the lands: Allegro moderato - Till it smote on their hulls: Piu allegro e con fuoco - And the little Revenge herself went down: Molto moderato e tranquillo

4:03
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Stanford: Songs of the Sea, Op. 91

17:59
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  • BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Richard Hickox
  • Gerald Finley (baritone)

I. Drake's Drum: Tempo di marcia moderato

3:12
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II. Outward bound: Andante espressivo

3:14
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III. Devon, O Devon, in wind and rain: Allegro molto

1:44
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IV. Homeward bound: Andante tranquillo - Piu lento

6:41
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V. The Old Superb: Allegro molto - Presto

3:08
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