Delius: the complete part-songs

(Continuum, 1992, reissued by Somm in 1997 and available from Tutti)

Five early Part-Songs **
Her ute skal gildet staa
Irmelin, Chorus from Irmelin *
Wedding Music from
A Village Romeo and Juliet
Chorus from Appalachia
On Craig Ddu, Wanderer’s Song
Midsummer Song, Two songs for children *
Two songs to be sung of a summer night
Two choruses from Hassan
The Splendour falls on Castle Walls

* first recording ** 3 first recordings

Listen to Irmelin (excerpt)

  • “This is the only all-Delius collection of its kind on the market and it allows us to pleasurably follow the development of Delius’s style” (Gramophone)
  • “Matthew Greenall and the Elysians should be congratulated … this CD should be in the collection of every Delian” (British Music Society Journal)
  • “Warm, atmospheric sound” *** (Penguin guide)