JOHN JOUBERT (b.1927): For Soprano and Recorder: The Hour Hand, Op. 101, The Rose is Shaken in the Wind, Op. 137, For Soprano and Piano: Shropshire Hills, Op. 155, 6 Poems by Emily Brontë, Op. 63, Improvisation for Recorder and Piano, Op. 120, Kontakion for Cello and Piano, Op. 69.
Catalogue Number: 01J081
Label: Toccata Classics
Reference: TOCC 0045
Description: Collectors who've bought either or both of the recent chamber/instrumental and orchestral Joubert releases we've offered will know how firmly and attractively he sits in the 20th century British music tradition. So it will be no surprise to find his songs possessing a strong sense of melody, a beguiling lyricism and an acute sensitivity to words which help produce colorful and evocative songs. Texts included. Lesley-Jane Rodgers (soprano), John Turner (recorder), Richard Tunnicliffe (cello), John McCabe (piano).