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An English Morning | Town Hall, Bayfield, ON
A sequence of songs and piano-duets from England

date: June 4, 2011

The first appearance of our four young artists in the fifth annual Bayfield Festival was in this “Coffee Concert” of songs and duets, interspersed with some of our favourite piano-duets, all by English composers.

SONG ARTIST COMPOSER POET
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon) Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Handel, George Frideric n/a
Capriol Suite Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Warlock, Peter n/a
Sound the trumpet (Six Duets) Collett, Rebecca, soprano; Thomson, Graham, tenor; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Purcell, Henry, real. Britten, Benjamin Tate, Nahum ?
Shepherd, leave decoying (King Arthur) Collett, Rebecca, soprano; Barber, Julia, mezzo; Ralls, Stephen, piano Purcell, Henry, real. Britten, Benjamin Dryden, John
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Delius, Frederick, arr. Warlock, Peter n/a
Loveliest of trees (A Shropshire Lad) Sirett, Geoffrey, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Butterworth, George Housman, Alfred Edward
Sea Fever Sirett, Geoffrey, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Ireland, John Masefield, John
Three English Dances, Op.11 Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Quilter, Roger n/a
The British Waterside (or The Jolly Sailor) Barber, Julia, mezzo; Sirett, Geoffrey, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Nottinghamshire folksong, arr. Grainger, Percy anon.
Beethoven’s Binge (Two Cod-Pieces) Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Warlock, Peter n/a
The Old Codger (Two Cod-Pieces) Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Warlock, Peter n/a
Qui vive! (Grand galop de concert) – ENCORE Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Ganz, Wilhelm n/a