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Track(s) taken from CDA66658

Awake, awake, my Lyre! 'A Supplication'

composer
Bodleian Library, MSS Mus.Sch.C.12-29, C.122; Christ Church Library, Mus.MS23
author of text

Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments, Suzie Le Blanc (soprano), Geraldine McGreevy (soprano), John Potter (tenor)
Recording details: April 1993
St Paul's Church, New Southgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Arthur Johnson
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: September 1993
Total duration: 13 minutes 6 seconds

Cover artwork: A young man singing to a violin by Jacob Ochtervelt (1634-1682)
Glasgow Museums: Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove
 
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Reviews

'Delightful' (Gramophone)

'Red Byrd's recordings have been consistently superb … and this recording is no exception' (Fanfare, USA)

'Another revelatory disc in Hyperion's wonderful 'English Orpheus' series … Treasures to savour from a fine composer' (British Music Society Journal)

'First rate. Add to the excellent performances a clear, balanced recorded sound, and you have a highly recommended disc' (In Tune, Japan)
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