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Psyche Entering Cupidís Garden (1903) by John William Waterhouse (1849-1917)
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Lancashire / Bridgeman Art Library, London
Track(s) taken from CDA67290
Recording details: January 2001
Champs Hill, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: February 2002
Total duration: 1 minutes 45 seconds

The lark in the clear air
First line:
Dear thoughts are in my mind, and my soul soars enchanted
composer
Old Irish air
arranger
author of text

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Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)
Introduction
The Irish poet and antiquary Samuel Ferguson was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was called to the bar in 1838 and became a Queen’s Counsellor in 1859. He retired in 1867 when he was appointed deputy-keeper of Irish records, for which he was knighted in 1878. He set his words for ‘The lark in the clear air’ to the traditional Irish air ‘An Trailliur’, performed here in an arrangement by Phyllis Tate.

from notes by Andrew Lamb © 2002


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