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Introit: The Music of Gerald Finzi

Amy Dickson, Nicolas Fleury, Thomas Gould, Tom Poster, Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Collon

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Lo, the full, final sacrifice, Op.26  
1
Amen (arr. by Paul Mealor)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Amy Dickson; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
2:40
Dies Natalis, Op.8  
2
V. The Salutation (arr. by Mike Sheppard)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Amy Dickson; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
4:17
3
Who is Sylvia?, Op.18, No.2 (arr. by Mike Sheppard)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Nicolas Fleury; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
1:43
Love's Labour's Lost, Op.28  
4
I. Soliloquy I: "So sweet a kiss the golden sun gives not"
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
1:44
5
II. Soliloquy II: "Did not the heavenly rhetoric of thine eye"
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
1:33
6
III. Soliloquy III: "On a day, alack the day"
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
1:16
7
Clear and gentle stream, Op.17, No.4 (arr. by Harvey Brough)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
4:31
8
Rollicum-Rorum, Op.15, No.6 (arr. by Mike Sheppard)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon; Amy Dickson
1:43
9
Introit, Op.6
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Thomas Gould; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
8:35
10
Come away, come away Death, Op.18, No.1 (arr. by Paul Mealor)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Amy Dickson; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
3:43
11
Prelude, Op.25
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
4:30
12
Romance, Op.11
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
7:35
13
To Lizbie Brown, Op.15, No.7 (arr. by Mike Sheppard)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Amy Dickson; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
4:07
Dies Natalis, Op.8  
14
I. Intrada
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
5:26
15
Fear no more the heat o' the sun, Op.18, No.3 (arr. by Patrick Hawes)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Amy Dickson; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
5:36
16
A Severn Rhapsody, Op.3
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
6:36
17
Eclogue Op.10
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Tom Poster; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
11:05
Five Bagatelles, Op.23  
18
III. Carol (arr. by Ashmore, Dickson)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Amy Dickson; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
2:05
19
IV. Forlana (arr. by Ashmore, Dickson)
Gerald Raphael Finzi; Amy Dickson; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
3:01
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    1:21:46
This 2016 release commemorates the 60th anniversary of the death of British composer Gerald Finzi, renowned for his inspired, flexible Thomas Hardy verse settings and lyrical instrumental style. The all-instrumental recording, made in conjunction with The Finzi Trust, casts Finzi's works in a new light and features soloists including Grammy nominated saxophonist Amy Dickson, violinist Thomas Gould, pianist Tom Poster and Nicolas Fleury on French horn with the Aurora Orchestra led by Nicholas Collon.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Decca Music Group Studio Masters

Executive Producer: Alexander Van Ingen
Recording Producer: Alexander Van Ingen
Recording Engineer: Andrew Mellor Assistant
Engineers: Robin Hawkins, Claire Hay
Recording Editor: Dave Rowell
Mixed & Mastered by Andrew Mellor
Recording Location: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 14 July & 20–21 August 2015
Publishers: Boosey & Co. Ltd [1]–[6], [8], [10], [13]-[15]; Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd [7], [9], [16], [17]; Hawkes & Son (London) Ltd [11], [12]
Front & Back Cover: How bravely autumn paints upon the sky (1938) by Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890–1954) - London Transport Museum
Creative Director: Niall O’Rourke
Product Management: Sam Le Roux Introductory Note & Translations © 2016 Decca Music Group Limited
Photo of Gerald Finzi on p.6: Herbert Lambert. Courtesy of the Finzi Trust
Booklet Editing & Art Direction: WLP Ltd

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