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The Songs Of England / Potter, Skeaping, Freya, Broadside Band

Potter / Skeaping / Freya / Broadside Band
Release Date: 08/23/2011 
Label:  Regis   Catalog #: 1337   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalWilliam LawesAnonymousHenry Purcell,   ... 
Performer:  John PotterLucie SkeapingJo FreyaNigel Eaton
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside BandRose Consort of Viols
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

An collection of traditional songs from England, including many of England’s “national songs” performed on original instruments. Repertoire includes Greensleeves, The British Grenadiers, Tom Bowling, Home Sweet Home, and many more.
“Unadulterated magic, not a disappointing track.”
– Folk Roots “A delightful record” – The Gramophone
An collection of traditional songs from England, including many of England’s “national songs” performed on original instruments. Repertoire includes Greensleeves, The British Grenadiers, Tom Bowling, Home Sweet Home, and many more.
“Unadulterated magic, not a disappointing track.”
– Folk Roots “A delightful record” – The Gramophone Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  John Potter (Tenor), Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may by William Lawes
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
The Northern Lass by Anonymous
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
The Roast Beef of Old England by Richard Leveridge
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
God save the King/Queen by Anonymous
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1744; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
The British Grenadiers by Anonymous
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1770; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Drink to me only with thine eyes by Traditional
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
Tom Bowling by Charles Dibdin
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Early One Morning by William Hawes
Performer:  John Potter (Tenor), Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Clari: Home, Sweet Home by Henry Bishop
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Alfred: Rule Britannia by Thomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Lucie Skeaping (Mezzo Soprano), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jeremy Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadside Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1740; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
All things are quite silent, for voice & piano by Betty Roe
Performer:  Jo Freya (), Jo Freya (Voice), Nigel Eaton ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
13.
As I Set Off To Turkey by Traditional
Performer:  Jo Freya (), Jo Freya (Voice), Nigel Eaton ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
14.
Though I Live Not Where I Love by Traditional
Performer:  Jo Freya (), Jo Freya (Voice), Nigel Eaton ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
15.
Rounding the Horn by Traditional
Performer:  Jo Freya (), Nigel Eaton (), Jo Freya (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
16.
The Unquiet Grave by Traditional
Performer:  Nigel Eaton (), Jo Freya (Voice), Jo Freya ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
17.
Broomfield Wager by Traditional
Performer:  Jo Freya (), Nigel Eaton (), Jo Freya (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
18.
Geordie by Traditional
Performer:  Nigel Eaton (), Jo Freya (), Jo Freya (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
19.
Maids When You're Young Never Wed An Old Man by Traditional
Performer:  Jo Freya (), Jo Freya (Voice), Nigel Eaton ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
20.
Lovely Joan by Traditional
Performer:  Jo Freya (Voice), Jo Freya (), Nigel Eaton ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
21.
A Blacksmith Courted Me by Traditional
Performer:  Jo Freya (Voice), Nigel Eaton ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
22.
Fourpence a Day by Traditional
Performer:  Jo Freya (Voice), Nigel Eaton (), Jo Freya ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
23.
Sweet England, folk song by Traditional
Performer:  Nigel Eaton (), Jo Freya (), Jo Freya (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rose Consort of Viols
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Valley Recordings, Littleton-upon-Severn 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 

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