Richard Rodney Bennett's Songs Before Sleep

CLASSICAL MUSIC/99.5 Arias and Barcarolles

A production of  

On the program:

Richard Rodney Bennett - Songs before Sleep
1. The Mouse and the Bumble-bee
2. Wee Willie Winkie
3. Twinkle, twinkle little star
4. Baby, baby, naughty baby
5. As I walked by myself
6. There was an old woman

Jonathan Lemalu, bass-baritone; Philharmonia Orchestra; Richard Hickox, conductor

Ottorino Respighi - From the song cycle Deità silvane ("Woodland Deities")
1. I fauni (the fauns);
3. Musica in horto (Music in the garden);
4. Acqua (Water)

Ingrid Attrot, soprano; BBC Philharmonic; Richard Hickox, conductor

(photo of Richard Rodney Bennett by Katie Vandyck, courtesy Chester Novello)