Helen Watts -&- Thurston Dart. "Songs for Courtiers & Cavaliers" - L'Oiseau-Lyre 1956
d'India: Infelice Didone ~ Torna il sereni zeffiro
Henry Lawes: A Complaint against Cupid ~ No constancy in man ~ An eccho ~ Tavola: In quel gelato core ~ Parting ~ Dissuasion from presumption ~ Sufferance ~ Among rosebuds ~ A lady to a young courtier ~ I prithee send me back my heart
Hymns to the Holy Trinity: Hymn to God the Father ~ Hymn to God the Son ~ Hymn to God the Holy Ghost
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Helen Watts, Contralto - with Thurston Dart, harpsichord -&- chamber organ
L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50128 c.1964 LP. Matrices: TT 379 -1B / TT 380 -1B Recorded: c.June 1956 - Decca West Hampstead Studios ??
A very fine (and well recorded) recital - the 'Didone' lament is splendid - as are Crofts 'Hymns'. Not on CD Sleeve-note >>>