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Track(s) taken from GIMSE403

Draw on, sweet night

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author of text

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
Recording details: April 1982
Great Hall, Deene Park, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Mike Clements
Release date: September 2007
Total duration: 5 minutes 49 seconds

Cover artwork: Portrait of a girl (probably Venetia Stanley, later Lady Digby) by Peter Oliver (c1594-1647)
Victoria & Albert Museum, London / Bridgeman Art Library, London
 

Other recordings available for download

The King's Singers
The emotional range of Draw on sweet night, conditioned by its two clear shifts from major to minor mode and carefully ordered melodic repetitions, fully reflects the wistful melancholia of Wilbye’s verse.

from notes by Andrew Stewart 2009

Other albums featuring this work

Romance du soir
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