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Greensleeves: Folk Music of the British Isles - Armonico Consort; Clara Kanter (alto); Eloise Irving (soprano); Francis Brett (bass); Guy Simcock (tenor);...
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  1. Lisa lān
  2. The Blue Bird, Op. 119/3 (from 8 Part Songs)
  3. The Banks of My Own Lovely Lee
  4. She Moved through the Fair, folk song
  5. Lay a Garland, for 8 voices
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  1. Lisa lān
  2. The Blue Bird, Op. 119/3 (from 8 Part Songs)
  3. The Banks of My Own Lovely Lee
  4. She Moved through the Fair, folk song
  5. Lay a Garland, for 8 voices
  6. Sweet Kitty, folk song setting for chorus
  7. Suo Gān (Lullaby), song
  8. I Love My Love, folk song
  9. Dadl Dau, folk song setting for chorus
  10. Now is the month of maying, madrigal for 5 voices
  11. White Rose
  12. Greensleeves, folk song
  13. Loch Lomond, folk song for baritone & male chorus
  14. O Love, 'Tis a Calm Starry Night, folk song setting for chorus
  15. The Wraggle Taggle Gypsies, O!, folk song
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The booklet notes to the CD release of this album by the Armonico Consort not only state the project's aims concisely, but are also entertaining enough to merit quoting at length: "I first began my fascination with folk melody whilst a music scholar at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where the choir would often sing arrangements to entertain the hoards of inebriated dons after feasts," writes director Christopher Monks. "These arrangements -- often brilliant, eye opening, and sometimes little gems of genius -- were ...

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Greensleeves: Folk Music of the British Isles 2016, Signum Classics

UPC: 635212044728

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