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As I walked forth, or The Deceased Maiden Lover

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The original title of this ballad was ‘The Deceased Maiden Lover’, and the tune direction is for ‘Bonny Nell’, which no longer survives. The setting on this record is by Robert Johnson (c1583–1633), lutenist to Elizabeth I, who subsequently provided much of the music in Shakespeare’s plays. The four-part setting in the last verse is an arrangement by The City Waites.

from notes by Douglas Wootton © 1981

Recordings

How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman
CDH55013Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Details

Track 13 on CDH55013 [2'58] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Track-specific metadata for CDH55013 track 13

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-81-00813
Duration
2'58
Recording date
8 October 1980
Recording venue
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman (CDA66008)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: January 1988
    Deletion date: May 1999
    Superseded by CDH55013
  2. How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman (CDH55013)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: May 1999
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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