In these well-programmed songs for baritone, Gentle Lady, features two distinguished composers of the 20th century whose working lives were centered in Western Canada. The essential lyricism of Jean Coulthard and the clarity and boldness of expression characteristic of Violet Archer seems somehow rooted in this dynamic geography even as these songs travel in both time and place, seeking a contrast of inspiration.


1-2. Two Songs

3-8. Six Mediaeval Love Songs

9-10. Two Idylls From Greece


11-19. Theme & Variations

20-22. Northern Landscapes

23-25. Green Jade

26. Separation