Lilac time? – 23/06/21

To listen press on the audio player below
(you can also download the file –
click on the three dots on the right):

Ernest Chausson (with a little help from Janet Baker) creates the apotheosis of the holiday romance:

Poème de l’Amour et de la Mer: Text & translation

I. La Fleur des eaux (The Flower of the Waters)
II. Interlude
III. Mort de l’amour (Death of Love)

To my mind, one of Delius’ finest scores – Sea Drift:

Sea Drift: Text & Score

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