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Track(s) taken from CDH55462

It was a time when silly bees could speak

composer
1603; Third Book of Songs; known as The Earl of Essex his buzz
author of text

Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)
Recording details: June 1985
Forde Abbey, Somerset, United Kingdom
Produced by Morten Winding
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: February 1987
Total duration: 2 minutes 32 seconds

Cover artwork: Forde Abbey, Dorset.
 
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'At the time I thought it the best lute song recital ever, and there are few even now that can match this for quality, on every level (and they're nearly all by Emma, anyway)' (Early Music Review)
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