Ian Partridge

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27th September 2014

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Photo by Fritz Curzon, 2000
Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge and
Warlock The Curlew
Ian Partridge, The Music Group of London.
Re-released together on a new 2-disc set from EMI Classics.
If there's a lovelier recording of...On Wenlock Edge than the version recorded in 1970...I certainly haven't heard it. This magical account has returned to the catalogue...Partridge's voice is at its freshest and his delivery of words is so intelligent: always clear and expressive. In 1973, Partridge and the Music Group of London teamed up to make another memorable recording - The Curlew...Strongly recommended. International Record Review, January 2010.
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"Ian Partridge sings his last note with Wimbledon Choral Society"
Article about Ian's final public performance.

Review of final recital
in The Oxford Times.

"Songs of Farewell"
Article from The Oxford Times.

"From Dowland to Jeffreys for recital duo's songs of farewell"
Article in Church Times after Ian and Jennifer's final recital together.

Obituary: John Noble
Written by Ian Partridge for The Guardian.

Finzi Intimations of Immortality
First time on CD for the Lyrita recording.
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Purcell songs and Britten Winter Words
Ian Partridge, George Malcolm, Jennifer Partridge. Re-released January 2007.
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Die schöne Müllerin and Dichterliebe
Ian & Jennifer Partridge. Re-released by Classics for Pleasure.
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Recent publication:
Songs Every Tenor Sings


Complete Discography

 Recent CDs 
Bax Songs
Ian Partridge, Jean Rigby, Michael Dussek. (Dutton)
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Carey Blyton - "Lyrics from the Chinese"
and other songs for tenor, with the Britten Sinfonia, conducted by Nicholas Cleobury.
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Review (Rob Cowan, The Independent, 22nd Nov 2002)

Play the Game
Victorian and Edwardian Sporting Songs

1963 to 1976
1977 to date

Audio Archive
Schubert: Nacht und Traume
Brahms: Auf dem Kirchhofe
Ian Partridge accompanying himself, from the programme 'Double Exposure', first broadcast in 1972

Audio and Video files
MP3s, Real Audio, Real Video.
2 new mp3s added May 2003.

Royal Society of Musicians
Brief history and contact details

George Malcolm
Tribute to the harpsichordist, choir trainer and conductor

Updated January 2007.

Recent reviews

(at barnesandnoble.com)
A chat with Benjamin Ivry

 Future engagements include: 

John Shirley-Quirk Memorial Concert
27th September 2014, 3.00pm
St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
Performing Wanderers Nachtlied (Der du von dem Himmel bist) by Schubert

10th October 2014, 2.00pm
Holywell Music Room
Part of the Oxford Lieder Festival

The John Kerr Award for English Song
26th October 2014, 10am-6pm
Finchcocks, nr Goudhurst, Kent
Judges: Ian Partridge, Julie Kennard and Dr Geoffrey Govier

8th November 2014, 2.00pm
Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead
Part of the London Song Festival

Recent engagements
Masterclasses, courses, adjudicating, etc
Ivor Gurney: Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort
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