Five Knights and a Gondola,
or Sullivan and his satellites

Stephen Anthony Brown, tenor
Colin Forbes, piano



Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900)
      Orpheus with his lute / Sigh no more ladies (1866) — words William Shakespeare

Sir William Sterndale Bennett (1816-1875)
      Gentle Zephyr — words anon.
      To Chloe — words Robert Burns
      Winter's gone — words John Clare

Frédéric Eames Clay (1838-1889)
      She wandered down the mountainside — words Benjamin C. Stephenson
      I'll sing thee songs of Araby — Lalla Rookh (1877), words William G. Wills

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Songs without words
      Venetian Gondola, no. 1 (Op. 19, no. 6—1830)
      Spinning song (Op. 67, no. 4—1845)

Sir Charles Hubert Parry (1848-1918)
      Goodnight — words Percy B. Shelley (1885)

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
      Hymn (1923) Australian premiere

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900)
      Tears, idle tears / Oh, Swallow, swallow (1900) — words Alfred Tennyson


Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900)
—words Sir William S. Gilbert
      When first my, old, old love — Trial by Jury (1875)
      For love alone — The Sorcerer (1877/1884)
      Free from his fetters grim — The Yeomen of the Guard (1888)
      Take a pair of sparking eyes — The Gondoliers (1889)

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Songs without words
      Venetian Gondola, no. 2 (Op. 30, no. 6—1834)

Edvard Hagerup Grieg (1843-1907)
      Elfin dance (Op. 12, no.4—1867)

André Charles Prosper Messager (1853-1929)
      Now stars above

— Mirette (1894), words Frederick E. Wetherly

Edward Solomon (1855-1895)
      When all the world was bright — The Nautch Girl (1891), words George Dance

Sir Edward German (1862-1936)
      The English rose — Merrie England (1902), words Basil Hood

Henry David Leslie (1822-1896)
      Annabel Lee — Edgar A. Poe