Bringing Britain’s musical heritage aliveFounded in 1979, the British Music Society is dedicated to promoting and preserving Britain’s musical heritage with particular emphasis on 20th century composers through recordings, publications and events
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This generous collection of song settings contains 33 items: 21 are sung by baritone Roderick Williams, 10 by tenor James Way and there are two short piano solos played by Andrew West.
Read about a musical migrant who settled in Britain in 1790, living in London and Liverpool until he made Edinburgh his home from 1815 until his death in 1848.
The revival on CD of Bowen in recent years has been astonishing, although I wonder if he has yet found a wider public…