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Rutter: Sprig Of Thyme, Etc / Rutter, Et Al


Release Date: 09/20/2005 
Label:  Collegium Records   Catalog #: 517   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John RutterRalph Vaughan WilliamsTraditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge SingersCity of London Sinfonia members
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This mid-price collection of traditional songs (formerly 'The Lark in the Clear Air) includes John Rutter's widely-performed cycles 'A Sprig of Thyme' and 'Five Traditional Songs', alongside Vaughan Williams' 'Five English Folk Songs' and arrangements by other composers. Now with Rutter's arrangement of 'Searching for Lambs', never before released on CD. This mid-price collection of traditional songs (formerly 'The Lark in the Clear Air) includes John Rutter's widely-performed cycles 'A Sprig of Thyme' and 'Five Traditional Songs', alongside Vaughan Williams' 'Five English Folk Songs' and arrangements by other composers. Now with Rutter's arrangement of 'Searching for Lambs', never before released on CD. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sprig of Thyme by John Rutter
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  City of London Sinfonia members
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: The Sprig of Thyme is a collection that contains the following traditional songs, arranged by John Rutter:
01. The bold grenadier 03:02
02. The keel row 02:11
03. The willow tree 03:02
04. The Sprig of Thyme 02:51
05. Down by the sally gardens 02:49
06. The cuckoo 02:32
07. I know where I'm going 03:04
08. Willow song 02:02
09. O can ye sew cushions 02:49
10. The miller of Dee 01:57
11. Afton water 03:34
 
2.
English Folksongs (5) by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  City of London Sinfonia members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
3.
Traditional Songs (5) by John Rutter
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  City of London Sinfonia members
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: 5 Traditional Songs: I. The girl I left behind me, II. O waly, waly, III. The British Grenadiers, IV. Golden Slumbers, V. Dashing away with the smoothing iron.
Arranged by John Rutter. 
4.
She moved through the fair by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  City of London Sinfonia members
Written: Ireland 
Notes: Arranger: Daryl Runswick. 
5.
She's like the swallow by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  City of London Sinfonia members
Written: Newfoundland, Canada 
6.
The lark in the clear air by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  City of London Sinfonia members
Written: Ireland 
7.
Afton water by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Singers,  City of London Sinfonia members
Written: Scotland 
Notes: Arranged by John Rutter  

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