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Songs From The Pleasure Garden - Boyce, Croft, Eccles, Etc


Release Date: 06/26/2007 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 101   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Maurice GreeneWilliam BoyceWilliam CroftJohn Eccles,   ... 
Performer:  Tristan GurneyJennifer LangridgePhilip LangridgeMalcolm Layfield,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Philip Langridge is joined by a fine cast of musicians for this recording of songs from the Georgian era, centered around the rural paradises in and around London, the Pleasure Gardens. Featuring works by some of the foremost composers of the day, this is a hugely entertaining and dramatic collection of songs where love, lust and lament are the main players. Philip Langridge is joined by a fine cast of musicians for this recording of songs from the Georgian era, centered around the rural paradises in and around London, the Pleasure Gardens. Featuring works by some of the foremost composers of the day, this is a hugely entertaining and dramatic collection of songs where love, lust and lament are the main players. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Orpheus with his lute by Maurice Greene
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
2. Orpheus and Euridice by William Boyce
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; England 
3. How Severe is my Fate by William Croft
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Written: c1700 
4. Spring Gardens by William Boyce
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
5. Belinda by John Eccles
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
6. My lovely Celia by George Monro
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
7. The Steadfast Shepherd by James Hook
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
8. (6) Canzonets: A shepherd loved a nymph so fair by George Frederick Pinto
Written: pub ?1803 
9. (The) Curfew by Stephen (John Seymour) Storace
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Written: c1782 
10. Think not, my love, when secret grief by Thomas Linley I
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
11. Let no mortal sing to me by William Jackson I
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
12. Go, lovely rose by Johann Peter Salomon
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
13. Grant me, ye gods, the life I love by John Blow
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Written: 1688 
14. What is't to Us? by John Blow
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Written: pub 1700 
15. Cupid, Make your Virgins Tender by Daniel Purcell
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Written: c1697-98 
16. The Non-Pareill "Though Chloe's out of fashion" by William Boyce
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
17. Go, Rose, My Chloe's Bosom Grace by Maurice Greene
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
18. Jenny by Thomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Written: 1754 
19. Cymon and Iphigenia by Thomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Tristan Gurney (Violin), Jennifer Langridge (Cello), Philip Langridge (Tenor),
Malcolm Layfield (Violin), David Owen Norris (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1753; England 

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