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Partridge, Ian, 1938– prf
Songs by Finzi and his friends [sound recording].
Additional Title(s):
Title on container: Gerald Finzi 25th anniversary celebration 1981
London : Hyperion, p1981.
Physical Description:
1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 17 Moss no. 103
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger W. Moss
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Musical Sound Recordings
The Finzi works are sets of songs.
Ian Partridge, tenor ; Stephen Roberts, baritone ; Clifford Benson, piano.
Recorded Feb. 8-9, 1981.
Program notes by Diana McVeagh on container.
"Songs by Finzi & His Friends' long-play record for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Gerald Finzi's death in 1956. Drawn four-color sleeve (310 x 314 mm) illustrated and designed by Richard Shirley Smith."--Moss.
Moss, R.W. Richard Shirley Smith, 103
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks the record and the text insert (comprises illustrated album jacket only).
BAC: From the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith.
Library's copy lacks text insert.
Subject Terms:
Songs (High voice) with piano.
Songs (Medium voice) with piano.
Songs, English.
Roberts, Stephen, 1949-2022. prf
Benson, Clifford. prf
Finzi, Gerald, 1901-1956. To a poet.
Milford, Robin, 1903-1959. Songs. Selections.
Farrar, Ernest, 1885-1918. O mistress mine!
Gurney, Ivor, 1890-1937. Songs. Selections.
Gill, Harry, 1897- In memoriam.
Finzi, Gerald, 1901-1956. Oh fair to see.
Moss, Roger W., 1940- former owner.
Shirley Smith, Richard, ill.

  • To a poet, op. 13a / Gerald Finzi (18 min.) ; texts, J. E. Flicker, Sir William Jones, Thomas Traherne, Walter de la Mare, F. L. Lucas, George Barker
  • If it's ever spring again (Thomas Hardy) ; The colour (Hardy) ; So sweet love seemed (Robert Bridges) / Robin Milford
  • O mistress mine! / Ernest Farrar ; text, Shakespeare
  • Sleep (John Fletcher) ; Down by the Salley Gardens (Yeats) ; Hawk and Buckle (Robert Graves) / Ivor Gurney
  • In memoriam / Harry Gill ; text, H.P. Dixon
  • Oh fair to see, op. 13b / Finzi (15 min.) ; texts, Hardy, Christina Rossetti, Edward Shanks, Gurney, Edmund Blunden, Bridges.

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