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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55067
Recording details: July 1985
St Barnabas's Church, North Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: February 1990
Total duration: 2 minutes 40 seconds

'Wonderful performances of two of Britten's finest song cycles, consistently beautiful in vocal quality, and almost miraculous in their integration of clear expressive diction. Deserves a place in every collection' (BBC Music Magazine)

'English vocal intelligence at its best, accompanied with utmost orchestral colouring by Graham Johnson' (The Independent on Sunday)

'Strongly recommended' (Fanfare, USA)

The Salley Gardens
First line:
Down by the Salley Gardens my love and I did meet
composer
arranger
The British Isles: Vol 1 No 1
author of text
Irish traditional words, collected by Yeats in 1889

Other recordings available for download
James Gilchrist (tenor), Alison Nicholls (harp)
Jamie MacDougall (tenor), Malcolm Martineau (piano)

Other albums featuring this work
'Britten: Complete Folk Song Arrangements' (CDA66941/2)
Britten: Complete Folk Song Arrangements
'Romantic Residues' (CDA67725)
Romantic Residues

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