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Chandos Finzi CD
In Years Defaced* 21:37
Six songs by Gerald Finzi, arranged for voice and orchestra by the composer, Judith Weir, Anthony Payne, Colin Matthews, Christian Alexander and Jeremy Dale Roberts

premiere recording in this version
1 1 To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence 5:58
orchestrated by Colin Matthews (b. 1946)
2 2 When I Set Out for Lyonnesse 2:10
orchestrated by Gerald Finzi
G minor (transposed)
premiere recording in this version
3 3 In Years Defaced 3:28
orchestrated by Jeremy Dale Roberts (b. 1934)
D minor (original key)
premiere recording in this version
4 4 Tall Nettles 2:58
orchestrated by Christian Alexander (b. 1964)
F major (original key)
premiere recording in this version
5 5 At a Lunar Eclipsse 3:39
orchestrated by Judith Weir (b. 1954)
D major (original key)
premiere recording in this version
6 6 Proud Songsters 3:14
orchestrated by Anthony Payne (b. 1936)
D minor (transposed)

7 Prelude, Op. 25 4:57
for string orchestra
Adagio espressivo - Poco più mosso - Tempo primo

8 Romance, Op. 11 7:46
for string orchestra
Andante espressivo - Più mosso - Tempo primo

premiere recording
Concerto for Small Orchestra and Solo Violin† 20:02
9 I Allegro 6:14
10 II Molto sereno 10:06
11 III Hornpipe Rondo: Allegro risoluto 3:38
John Mark Ainsley tenor*
Tasmin Little violin†
City of London Sinfonia
Richard Hickox
Recorded in:
The Colosseum, Watford
2 December 1999 (tracks 1-5); 30 May 2000 (tracks 6-11)
Brian Couzens
Sound Engineer(s)
Ralph Couzens
Richard Smoker (Assistant: tracks 1-5)
Jonathan Cooper (Assistant: tracks 6-11)
Format: DDD
Bit Rate: 24 Bit

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