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Songs From Our Ancestors

Ian Bostridge (tenor) & Xuefei Yang (guitar)

Bostridge’s clear tone and exemplary diction maintains a warm, intimate quality (he often seems to be button-holing us personally) and he could not ask for a more responsive partner: Xuefei Yang’s... More…

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Contents

Dowland: Fourth Book of Songs

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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor), Xuefei Yang (guitar)

In darkness let me dwell

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Dowland: First Book of Songs

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Come again, sweet love doth now invite

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Dowland: Second Book of Songs

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White as lilies was her face

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First Book of Songs

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My thoughts are winged with hopes

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Second Book of Songs

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Flow, my tears, fall from your springs

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Ji: Drunken Ecstasy (arr. Xuefei Yang for guitar)

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 Excerpt, Britten: Gloriana

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Gloriana, Op. 53: The Second Lute Song of the Earl of Essex (arr. J. Bream for voice and guitar)

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anon.: Flowing Water (arr. Xuefei Yang for guitar)

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 Excerpt, Schubert: Schwanengesang, D957

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Schwanengesang, D. 957: No. 4. Ständchen (Serenade) (arr. for voice and guitar)

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Schubert: Die Mainacht, D. 194 (arr. for voice and guitar)

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Schubert: Der König in Thule, D367

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Schubert: An die Musik D547

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Xu Chang-jun: Sword Dance (arr. Xuefei Yang for guitar)

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Argento: Letters from Composers

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No. 3. Franz Schubert to a Friend

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No. 1. Frederic Chopin to a Friend

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Chen Yi: Shuo Chang

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Goss, S: The Book Of Songs

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No. 1. She threw me a quince

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No. 2. Oh, you with the blue collar

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No. 3. Plucking the rushes

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No. 4. Pastoral

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No. 5. In the tavern

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No. 6. Lament

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