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Scarborough Fair - Songs From The British Isles / Bryn Terfel


Release Date: 10/27/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001264202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalEwan MacCollTurlough O'CarolanAnonymous,   ... 
Performer:  Bryn TerfelKate Royal
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Following the success of his previous popular albums, Favorites and Simple Gifts, Bryn Terfel turns his attention to the folk songs of the British Isles in Scarborough Fair. Popular Irish star Ronan Keating teams up with Bryn in the classic “Danny Boy.” Further well-loved favorites include the Irish “My Lagan Love,” English traditional “Scarborough Fair,” and other favorites such as “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” all richly orchestrated by Chris Hazell. Other guest musicians include Sharon Corr from Irish pop band The Corrs and English soprano Kate Royal. Following the success of his previous popular albums, Favorites and Simple Gifts, Bryn Terfel turns his attention to the folk songs of the British Isles in Scarborough Fair. Popular Irish star Ronan Keating teams up with Bryn in the classic “Danny Boy.” Further well-loved favorites include the Irish “My Lagan Love,” English traditional “Scarborough Fair,” and other favorites such as “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” all richly orchestrated by Chris Hazell. Other guest musicians include Sharon Corr from Irish pop band The Corrs and English soprano Kate Royal. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Scarborough Fair by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Kate Royal (Soprano)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: England 
2.
Cariad Cyntaf by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
3.
Loch Lomond by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: Scotland 
4.
Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: Ireland 
5.
Molly Malone by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
6.
Passing by by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
7.
Blow the wind southerly by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: England 
8.
O waly, waly by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: England 
9.
The first time ever I saw your face by Ewan MacColl
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
10.
Marwnad yr Ehedydd by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
11.
My lagan love by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: Ireland 
12.
My love is like a red, red rose by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: Scotland 
13.
I am dreaming of the mountains of my home by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
14.
She moved through the fair by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: Ireland 
15.
Ae fond kiss, and then we sever! by Traditional
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: Scotland 
16.
Carrickfergus by Turlough O'Carolan
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Ireland 
17.
Danny Boy by Sir Hamilton Harty
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
18.
My Little Welsh Home by W. S. Gwynn Williams
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1921; Wales, UK 

Sound Samples

Carrickfergus - arranged by Chris Hazel
Scarborough Fair (England) - Arranged By Chris Hazell
Cariad Cyntaf - arranged by Chris Hazell
Loch Lomond - arranged by Chris Hazell
Danny Boy (Traditional) Irish Tune From County Derry - Arr.: Chris Hazell
Molly Malone - arranged by Chris Hazell
Passing by - arranged by Chris Hazell
Blow the Wind Southerly - arranged by Chris Hazell
O Waly Waly - arranged by Chris Hazell
The first time ever I saw your face - arranged by Chris Hazell
Marwnad yr Ehedydd - arranged by Chris Hazell
My Lagan Love - arranged by Chris Hazell
My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose - arranged by Chris Hazell
My little Welsh home: I am dreaming of the mountains of my home
She Moved Through The Fair - arranged by Chris Hazell
Ae Fond Kiss - arranged by Chris Hazell

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