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Track(s) taken from CDH55067

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

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
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
 
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Reviews

'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)

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