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If On A Winter's Night / Sting


Release Date: 10/27/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001332902  
Composer:  TraditionalMichael PraetoriusNoel Paul StookeyHenry Purcell,   ... 
Performer:  Sting
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Also available: Deluxe edition with bonus DVD and hardbound book and A Winter's Night - Live From Durham Cathedral [DVD]

Sting’s latest album is dedicated to his favorite season—Winter—a season which has inspired countless songwriters over the centuries and produced a wealth of music exploring all of its many guises. If On a Winter’s Night... presents an arc of songs that conjures the season of spirits, resulting in a haunting, spiritual and reflective musical journey.

“The theme of winter is rich in inspiration and material,” comments Sting; “by filtering all of these disparate styles
Read more into one album I hope we have created something refreshing and new.”
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Works on This Recording

1.
Gabriel's message by Traditional
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Written: Basque Provinces 
2.
There is no rose by Traditional
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Written: England 
3.
Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
4.
Cherry Tree Carol by Traditional
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Written: England 
5.
Balulalow by Traditional
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Written: Scotland 
6.
Soul Cake by Noel Paul Stookey
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
7.
The Snow It Melts The Soonest by Traditional
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
8.
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628: What power art thou by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
9.
Christmas At Sea by Sting
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
10.
The Burning Babe by Chris Wood
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
11.
Fairy Queen, Z 629: Next Winter comes slowly by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
12.
The Hounds Of Winter by Sting
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
13.
Lullaby For An Anxious Child by Sting
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
14.
Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89: no 24, Der Leiermann by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
15.
You Only Cross My Mind In Winter by Traditional
Performer:  Sting (Voice)

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