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The Silver Hound and other songs by Betty Roe



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Betty Roe is quite a phenomenon – unknown to most people! Composer of six operas, orchestral works and light music for theater and cabaret, her first love is art-song of which she has produced over 300 examples. Her style is eclectic, ranging from the serious to the comical, displaying a wonderful wit as well as a firm grasp of vocal writing and a way of providing music that seems totally at one with the texts; and at the age of 87, she remains a major force in the music world. In 2011 she was awarded the MBE by Queen Elizabeth II for services to classical music and composition. This program of songs composed over the last 30 years is a delight, and features top English soloists Sarah Leonard and Anne Marie Sheridan (sopranos), Robin Tritschler (tenor) and Stephen Varcoe (baritone) with Nigel Foster, English Song accompanist extraordinaire (today’s Gerald Moore) at the piano. In several items obbligato French horn (Daniel Beer – the composer’s grandson), recorder (Emma Murphy) or violin (Madeleine Mitchell) add to the texture.
This is the first recording of these songs and is produced in co-operation with the Betty Roe Society.
Facts
Item number MSV28566
Barcode 809730856624
Release date 01/01/2017
Category Chamber Music
Label Divine Art
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Artists Varcoe, Stephen
Leonard, Sarah
Sheridan, Anne Marie
Tritschler, Robin
Mitchell, Madeleine
Murphy, Emma
Beer, Daniel
Foster, Nigel
Composers Roe, Betty
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