My Dancing Day


As one of Britain’s most respected and versatile musicians, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett has produced over two hundred works for the concert hall, and fifty scores for film and television, as well as having been a writer and performer of jazz songs for over fifty years.

This disc of compositions and arrangements performed by the BBC Singers showcases some of his most popular and beguiling works for choir and voice, drawn from classical and jazz music and featuring his ever-popular work A Good-Night.

There’s not a note out of place or a phrase that seems second-hand – The Guardian

This CD offers an excellent overview of Bennett’s a cappella choral works, demonstrating the breadth of this compositional interests and versatility across a wide range of genres from contemporary classical to jazz to Christmas music – Studio Flamingo

With the Singers’ impeccable intonation, warm vocal blend, this CD is a must-buy for anyone interested in contemporary British choral music – Choir & Organ


BBC Singers

Paul Brough

RELEASE DATE: 02/09/2012
BARCODE: 635212029329

1. My dancing day

2. Gloria, Gloria 

3. In the bleak midwinter 

4. New Year Carol 

Town and Country

5. I. The Sun has long been set

6. II. Town and Country


7. Mistress Margaret

8. Mistress Margery

9. Mistress Anne

10. My Darling Dear

11. Mistress Isabel

12. The Apple Tree 

Four poems of Thomas Campion

13. Winter Nights

14. Never Weather-beaten Saile

15. Fire, fire!

16. The Hours of Sleepy Night

17. A Good-Night

18. By Strauss George Gershwin, arr. RRB 

19. Sophisticated lady Duke Ellington, arr. RRB

20. Every time we say goodbye Cole Porter, arr. RRB 

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