The Very Best of English Song

The Very Best of English Song

127
Songs
6:26:22
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Linden Lea - A Dorset song (1994 Remastered Version)
2:54
Songs Sacred and Profane (2003 Remastered Version): 4. The Salley Gardens
2:13
English Lyrics Set II (2003 Remastered Version): 1. O mistress mine
1:31
Three Songs Op. 3 (1994 Remastered Version): 1. Love's Philosophy
1:31
Now sleeps the crimson petal Op. 3 No. 2
2:13
In summertime on Bredon
3:43
Six Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad' (2001 Remastered Version): I. Loveliest of trees
2:52
Down by the Salley Gardens (2001 Remastered Version)
2:35
Black Stitchel (2001 Remastered Version)
2:10
My Own Country (2001 Remastered Version)
2:34
Passing By (2001 Remastered Version)
2:31
Pretty Ring Time (2001 Remastered Version)
1:16
Ten Blake Songs: 5. The Lamb
2:17
Ten Blake Songs: 6. The Shepherd [oboe tacet]
0:56
Silent Noon (No. 2 of The House of Life)
4:18
Come away, death, Op.6 No. 1
3:01
Since we loved, Op.13 No. 7
1:16
Earth and Air and Rain Op. 15: 6. Rollicum-Rorum
2:02
Trade Winds (Salt-Water Ballads No. 2)
2:23
Songs of the Sea Op. 91 (version with piano) (2003 Remastered Version): I. Drake's Drum (Tempo di marcia moderato)
2:43
Songs of the Sea Op. 91 (version with piano) (2003 Remastered Version): V. The Old Superb (Allegro vivace)
3:26
Four Indian Love Lyrics: 3. Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar (Kashmiri Song)
3:02
Balulalow (wds Wedderburn brothers after Luther) (1994 Remastered Version)
1:49
Home! Sweet Home!
3:35
Come into the garden, Maud (1993 Remastered Version)
4:13
Folk Song Arrangement: The Foggy, Foggy Dew (2000 Remastered Version)
2:24
Folk Song Arrangement: The Plough Boy (2000 Remastered Version)
1:50
Façade - An entertainment with poems by Edith Sitwell (2000 Remastered Version): 19. Popular Song
2:02
Greensleeves [solo lute verse at end cut] (1995 Remastered Version)
2:13
Two songs: It was a lover and his lasse (The First Booke of Ayres or Little Short Songs) (As you like it)
3:10
Two songs: O mistress mine (attrib. Morley; arr. from The First Booke of Consort Lessons) (Twelfth Night)
1:39
The Willow Song (Othello) (1995 Remastered Version)
4:16
Where the bee sucks (The Tempest) (1995 Remastered Version)
1:14
Full fathom five (The Tempest) (1995 Remastered Version)
2:12
Lullaby, my sweet little baby [last verse cut]
5:59
Elegy on the death of Thomas Tallis (Ye sacred muses)
4:08
The Second Booke of Songs or Ayres: Sorrow, stay!
3:05
Can she excuse my wrongs? (The First Booke of Songes or Ayres)
2:32
The First Booke of Songes or Ayres: Awake, sweet love (The First Booke of Songes)
2:48
Woeful heart (The Second Booke of Songs or Ayres)
2:51
Shall I sue? (The Second Booke of Songs or Ayres)
2:37
Me, me and none but me (The Third and Last Booke of Songs or Aires)
2:11
Flow, my tears (The Second Booke of Songs or Ayres)
3:49
King Arthur, Z.628: Fairest isle
2:37
Oedipus, Z.583: Music for a while
3:55
I attempt from love's sickness to fly, Z.630
2:02
If music be the food of love (1st setting), Z.379
2:05
Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z.193
5:24
Yarmouth Fair (1994 Remastered Version)
1:40
The Smuggler's Song (2003 Remastered Version)
3:37
Down Below (2003 Remastered Version)
2:44
A Transport of Delight (The Omnibus) (2003 Remastered Version)
2:36
The Wart Hog (2003 Remastered Version)
3:48
The Hippopotamus Song [introduced by Michael Flanders] (1991 Remastered Version)
4:04
Sea Pictures, Op.37 (1997 Remastered Version): I. Sea Slumber-Song
5:04
Sea Pictures, Op.37 (1997 Remastered Version): II. In Haven (Capri)
2:06
Sea Pictures, Op.37 (1997 Remastered Version): III. Sabbath Morning at Sea
6:20
Sea Pictures, Op.37 (1997 Remastered Version): IV. Where Corals Lie
4:11
Sea Pictures, Op.37 (1997 Remastered Version): V. The Swimmer
6:11
Songs of Travel: 1. The Vagabond
3:03
Songs of Travel: 2. Let beauty awake
1:41
Songs of Travel: 3. The Roadside Fire
2:20
Songs of Travel: 4. Youth and Love
3:17
Songs of Travel: 5. In Dreams
2:36
Songs of Travel: 6. The infinite shining heavens
2:06
Songs of Travel: 7. Whither must I wander
3:49
Songs of Travel: 8. Bright is the ring of words
1:55
Songs of Travel: 9. I have trod the upward and the downward slope
2:10
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31 (1971 Remastered Version): Prologue (horn solo)
1:25
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31 (1971 Remastered Version): 1. Pastoral: The day's grown old (Charles Cotton)
3:44
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31 (1971 Remastered Version): 2. Nocturne: The splendour falls on castle walls (Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
3:28
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31 (1971 Remastered Version): 3. Elegy: O Rose, thou art sick (William Blake)
4:30
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31 (1971 Remastered Version): 4. Dirge: This ae nighte (anon. 15th century)
3:25
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31 (1971 Remastered Version): 5. Hymn: Queen and huntress (Ben Jonson)
2:02
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31 (1971 Remastered Version): 6. Sonnet: O soft embalmer of the still midnight (John Keats) [horn tacet]
4:44
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31 (1971 Remastered Version): Epilogue (horn solo)
1:38
Folk Song Arrangements [with orch.]: The Bonny Earl o' Moray (Scottish tune)
2:40
Folk Song Arrangements [with orch.]: Oliver Cromwell (nursery rhyme from Suffolk)
0:47
Five Mystical Songs (1989 Remastered Version): 2. I got me flowers
2:53
Five Mystical Songs (1989 Remastered Version): 3. Love bade me welcome
5:26
Five Mystical Songs: 4. The Call [baritone only]
2:10
Five Mystical Songs (1989 Remastered Version): 5. Antiphon [chorus only]
3:23
Dies natalis, Op.8 (1990 Remastered Version): 1. Intrada -
5:07
Dies natalis, Op.8 (1990 Remastered Version): 2. Rhapsody (Recitativo stromentato)
6:30
Dies natalis, Op.8 (1990 Remastered Version): 3. The Rapture (Danza)
3:33
Dies natalis, Op.8 (1990 Remastered Version): 4. Wonder (Arioso)
4:19
Dies natalis, Op.8 (1990 Remastered Version): 5. The Salutation (Aria)
4:17
Songs of the Sea Op. 91 (1983 Remastered Version): I. Drake's Drum (Tempo di marcia moderato)
3:21
Songs of the Sea Op. 91 (1983 Remastered Version): II. Outward Bound (Andante espressivo)
3:09
Songs of the Sea Op. 91 (1983 Remastered Version): III. Devon, O Devon, in Wind and Rain (Allegro con fuoco)
1:46
Songs of the Sea Op. 91 (1983 Remastered Version): IV. Homeward Bound (Andante tranquillo)
6:52
Songs of the Sea Op. 91 (1983 Remastered Version): V. The Old Superb (Allegro vivace)
3:12
The Torch Op. 60 No. 1 (1993 Remastered Version)
2:27
The River Op. 60 No. 2 (1993 Remastered Version)
3:46
Love blows as the wind blows (1993 Remastered Version): In the year that's come and gone -
3:19
Love blows as the wind blows (1993 Remastered Version): Life in her creaking shoes -
2:04
Love blows as the wind blows (1993 Remastered Version): Coming up from Richmond
4:41
Les Illuminations Op. 18: VII. Being Beauteous
3:54
On Wenlock Edge: II. From far, from eve and morning
2:04
On Wenlock Edge: III. Is my team ploughing?
3:47
On Wenlock Edge: IV. Oh, when I was in love with you
0:44
In summertime on Bredon [with orch.]
3:09
Devonshire Cream and Cider [with orch.]
3:55