Songs of Springtime – reviewed in Musical Opinion

  (5 stars)
One of the finest records I have heard in recent months, this collection is outstandingly well chosen, immaculately performed and superbly recorded. Not all of the repertoire will be well known, and it is a pleasure to encounter Elgar’s Three Choral Songs Opus 18 alongside two other settings by him, Moeran’s complete Songs of Springtime (seven latter-day madrigalesque settings) and Vaughan Williams’s perennial Three Shakespeare Songs, plus three immaculate Stanford settings – all quite varied and masterfully laid out for voice. A magnificent disc. [RM-W]
Musical Opinion – May 2013