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English Song Series 13 - Britten - Folksong Arrangements 2


Release Date: 07/19/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557222   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenTraditional
Performer:  Thomas AllenPhilip Langridge
Conductor:  Steuart BedfordSimon Joly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC SingersNorthern Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Folksongs (8) with Harp/Guitar by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Baritone), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Steuart Bedford,  Simon Joly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Singers,  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; England 
2. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Written: England 
Notes: Arranger: Benjamin Britten. 
3. King Herod and the cock by Traditional
Written: England 
Notes: Arranger: Benjamin Britten. 
4. The Twelve Apostles by Traditional
Notes: Arranger: Benjamin Britten. 
5. The Bitter Withy by Traditional
Written: England 
Notes: Arranger: Benjamin Britten. 

Sound Samples

8 Folk Song Arrangements: Lord! I married me a wife
8 Folk Song Arrangements: She's like the swallow
8 Folk Song Arrangements: Lemady
8 Folk Song Arrangements: Bonny at morn
8 Folk Song Arrangements: Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn
8 Folk Song Arrangements: Dafydd y Garreg Wen
8 Folk Song Arrangements: The False Knight upon the Road
8 Folk Song Arrangements: Bird Scarer's Song
Tom Bowling and Other Song Arrangements: The Holly and the Ivy
King Herod and the Cock
The 12 Apostles: The Twelve Apostles
The Bitter Withy
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 2, "France": Le roi s'en va-t'en chasses
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 2, "France": Fileuse
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 2, "France": Eho! Eho!
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 2, "France": La belle est un jardin d'amour
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 2, "France": Quand j'etais chez mon pere
The Salley Gardens (version for high voice and strings): The Salley Gardens (for orchestra and voice)
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 1, "British Isles": Little Sir William
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 1, "British Isles": The Bonny Earl o' Moray
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 1, "British Isles": O can ye sew cushions?
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 1, "British Isles": Oliver Cromwell
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3, "British Isles": The Plough Boy
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3, "British Isles": O Waly, Waly
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3, "British Isles": Come you not from Newcastle?
The Salley Gardens: (for strings, bassoon and voice)

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