Woolrich: Ulysses Awakes; It Is Midnight, Dr Schweitzer; The Theatre Represents a Garden; Night; Four Concert Arias

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COMPOSERS: Woolrich
LABELS: ASV
WORKS: Ulysses Awakes; It Is Midnight, Dr Schweitzer; The Theatre Represents a Garden; Night; Four Concert Arias
PERFORMER: Jane Atkins (viola), Eileen Hulse, Adele Eikenes (soprano), Christine Cairns (mezzo-soprano); Orchestra of St John’s, Smith Square/John Lubbock
CATALOGUE NO: CD DCA 1049
John Woolrich’s musings on Monteverdi, Mozart and other matters provide largely melancholy commentaries on our musical heritage. Inspiration erupts only occasionally amidst these pieces’ puzzling postmodernist progress – I wonder what this composer’s excellent performers think of it all. Keith Potter

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