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Track(s) taken from CDH55355

Transport of pleasure 'Content', Hob XXVIa:36

First line:
Ah me, how scanty is my store!
composer
originally entitled Transport of pleasure; subsequently renamed Content, with this less racy text
author of text

John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Roger Vignoles (piano)
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: 4 minutes 3 seconds

Cover artwork: View of St Jamesís Palace and Pall Mall (detail) by John Paul (fl1780-1840)
Sothebyís Picture Library
 
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Reviews

'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)