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Hyperion Records

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View of St Jamesís Palace and Pall Mall (detail) by John Paul (fl1780-1840)
Sothebyís Picture Library
Track(s) taken from CDH55355
Recording details: May 2001
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Release date: October 2002
Total duration: 2 minutes 14 seconds

'Much subtle musicianship in fine and neglected repertory and I am sure that no one who buys it will be disappointed' (Gramophone)

'There can't be many more delightful ways of spending an hour than in the company of these songs' (International Record Review)

'Even those weaned on fortepiano-led Haydn will be hard pushed to find fault with this dream team' (The Independent on Sunday)

'Another outstanding song issue from Hyperion' (The Sunday Times)

'A winner' (Fanfare, USA)

Sailor's song, Hob XXVIa:31
First line:
High on the giddy bending mast
author of text

Other recordings available for download
Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Rufus Müller (tenor), Timothy Roberts (fortepiano)

Other albums featuring this work
'O tuneful voice' (CDA66497)
O tuneful voice
'The Sea' (CDA66165)
The Sea

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