Margaret Lynch, soprano, and Peter Lynch, guitar, perform works from the 16th to the 20th century. It was recorded in the natural acoustic of the Great Hall at Montsalvat in Eltham, Victoria, Australia.
The songs, various languages, requires a voice with lightness and directness, and Margaret Lynch produces both, as well as imparting warm, human quality to the music.
Accompanied by her husband Peter Lynch, a classical guitarist with great sympathy and understanding. There are some solo guitar items in the program, both decisive and fluent.
Peter Lynch has achieved recognition both as performer and teacher. His many broadcasts for ABC radio have been well received. He is also the director of the Melbourne International Guitar Festival.
- Amarilli, mia bella Giulio Caccini
- What then is love but mourning? Philip Rosseter
- Come again! Sweet love doth now invite John Dowland
- Réveillez-vous Mátyáa Seiber
- J’ai descendu Mátyáa Seiber
- Le Rossignol Mátyáa Seiber
- Marguerite, elle est malade Mátyáa Seiber
- En Jerez de la Frontera Joaquin Rodrigo
- Adela Joaquin Rodrigo
- De ronda Joaquin Rodrigo
- Rhapsody Valentine Sawenko
- Cinco Preludios Ernesto Cordero
- Alba Hans Haug
- Página Romántica Carlos Pedrell
- Lagrima Francisco Tarrega
- Maria (Gavota) Francisco Tarrega
- Danza Española, No. 5 Enrique Granados
Born in Lerida in 1867, Enrique Granados studied the piano and composition in Barcelona and then in Paris, returning to Barcelona in 1889. He won distinction as a pianist and popularity in Spain with his contributions to the form of zarzuela.