Anthony Boden added: “… there are two song-settings of Harvey’s Goddess of Night, one by Gurney and one by Howells; the latter was included in the CD made by Roderick Williams (baritone) and Susie Allan (piano) in 2006 by SOMM Recordings (SOMMCD 057), which also has other Harvey settings (In Flanders; Dinny Hill; Walking Song [Gurney]and On Painswick Beacon [John Sanders]). The leading British mezzo-soprano, Dame Sarah Connolly), has recently recorded the Howells’s setting of Goddess of Night for the Chandos label …” … full details in the image.
The above postcard was recently made know to the society by Owen Dobson B.E.M. It is part of Owen’s personal collection of WW1 memorabilia. More details will appear in the society newsletter in due course.
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This year York Notes have requested and included the poem, “Ducks” by FW Harvey for the year 2018/2019.
It was chosen as an example of English Poetry for children aged between 7 – 11 years. This was chosen as a SATs practice Reading Paper (page 19 – 21)