William Alwyn - Mirages • Divertimento for Solo Flute • Naiades • Fantasy-Waltzes • Sonata alla Toccata

Benjamin Luxon, baritone, David Willison, piano
Christopher Hyde-Smith, flute, Marisa Robles, harp
Sheila Randell, piano

Label: Lyrita
Copyright: 2008 Lyrita Recorded Edition, England
Catalogue number: SRCD.293
UPC/EAN: 5020926029324
Format: CD
Analogue / Digital recording: ADD
Number of discs: 2
Total playing time: 98.54
Price: 14.99 (+ postage & packing)

CD 1: Recorded at Decca No. 3, 7 & 8 December 1971, Producer: John Mordler, Engineer: James Lock
CD 2: Recorded at Burnham, 7 April 1959, Producer & Engineer: Richard Itter



Disc 1
Mirages (1970) - A Song Cycle for Baritone and Piano (Words by William Alwyn) William Alwyn (1905 - 1985) 27.10
1 Undine 6.40
2 Aquarium 3.24
3 The Honeysuckle 3.02
4 Metronome 5.50
5 Paradise 1.21
6 Portrait in a Mirror 11.53
Divertimento for Solo Flute (1939) William Alwyn (1905 - 1985) 13.35
7 Introduction and Fughetta 4.43
8 Variations on a Ground 4.27
9 Gavotte and Musette 2.02
10 Finale alla Gigue 2.23
11 Naiades, Fantasy-Sonata for Flute and Harp (1971) William Alwyn (1905 - 1985) 12.53
Disc 2
Fantasy-Waltzes (1956) William Alwyn (1905 - 1985) 33.25
1 Tempo rubato e capriccioso 3.24
2 Scherzando 1.20
3 Moderato 2.20
4 Grazioso 2.11
5 Lento 3.18
6 Allegro giocoso 5.05
7 Lento 3.35
8 Vivace, ma ritmico 1.07
9 Lento e lugubre 4.32
10 In tempo piacevole 1.16
11 Presto 5.17
Sonata alla Toccata (1947) William Alwyn (1905 - 1985) 11.38
12 Maestoso Allegro ritmico e jubilante 3.47
13 Andante con moto e semplice 3.58
14 Molto vivace 3.53