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The English Songbook

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano)

The recital begins with Keats and ends with Shakespeare: that can't be bad. But it also begins with Stanford and ends with Parry; what would the modernists of their time have thought about that?... More…

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Stanford: La Belle Dame sans merci (John Keats) (1877)

6:28
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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 27 & 28 February 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Gurney: Sleep

3:03
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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 3 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Gurney: I will go with my father a-ploughing

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 2 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Dunhill: The Cloths of Heaven, Op. 30 / 3

2:22
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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 3, 4 & 6 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Browne, W D: To Gratiana dancing and singing

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 3 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Somervell: To Lucasta, on Going to the Wars

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 2 & 3 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Delius: Twilight Fancies

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 28 February 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

German: Orpheus with his lute

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 3 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Warlock: Jillian of Berry

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 2 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Warlock: Cradle Song

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 2 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London
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Finzi: The dance continued

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 2 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea

2:26
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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 27 February 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon

4:18
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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano), Rick Kerr (vocals)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 27 February 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

trad.: My love's an arbutus (Old Irish air)

2:19
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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 4 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

trad.: The Death of Queen Jane

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 6 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Parry: No longer mourn for me

3:19
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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 4 & 6 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Finzi: Since we loved, Op. 13 No. 7

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  • Julius Drake (piano), Ian Bostridge (vocals)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-04
  • Recording Venue: 4 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

trad.: The Salley Gardens

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 6 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Warlock: Rest, sweet nymphs

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 27 & 28 Feb and 2 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Quilter: Come away, death

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  • Julius Drake (piano), Ian Bostridge (vocals)
  • Recorded: 1999-02-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 February 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Quilter: Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op. 3 No. 2 (Tennyson)

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-02-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 February 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

trad.: Bold William Taylor

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 4 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Traditional Lincolnshire: Brigg Fair

2:34
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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Teddy Layton (director), Julius Drake (piano), Polyphony (lead vocals), Stephen Layton (director)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 4 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

trad.: The Little Turtle Dove

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  • Ian Bostridge (vocals), Julius Drake (piano)
  • Recorded: 1999-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 4 March 1999, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London
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