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Track(s) taken from CDD22071

So perverse

First line:
All women born are so perverse
author of text

Gerald Finley (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Recording details: January 1997
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Arthur Johnson
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: June 1997
Total duration: 1 minutes 32 seconds

Cover artwork: Alby, Norfolk by John Middleton (1827-1856)
Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Robert Bridges little triolet seems to be liked or hated, but not ignored: ‘ … the triviality mindlessly courted in So perverse, a song which is best forgotten’ (Banfield); ‘subtly tongue-in-cheek’ (Bishop); ‘achievements like the wryly humorous use of harmonic variation in So perverse’ (Payne).

from notes by Michael Pilkington 1997

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