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A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare 'The Shakespeare Ode'
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'Linley: A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare' (CDH55253)
Linley: A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare
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Overture Part 1: Andante Allegro
Overture Part 2: Minuetto
Part 1 No 01. Chorus: O guardian of that sacred land
Part 1 No 02. Recitative: 'Tis thine alone (Spirit of Avon)
Part 1 No 03. Air: Come then, O Fancy, bend thy bow (Spirit of Avon)
Part 1 No 04. Recitative: At Shakespeare's happy birth (Fancy)
Part 1 No 05. Air: And now is come the fated hour (Fancy)
Part 1 No 06. Chorus: Be Shakespeare born!
Part 1 No 07. Recitative: So spake the god (Spirit of Avon)
Part 1 No 08. Air: There in old Arden's inmost shade (Spirit of Avon)
Part 1 No 09. Recitative: And as before his purged eyes (Spirit of Avon)
Part 1 No 10. Air: Thy hand his youthful footsteps led (Spirit of Avon)
Part 1 No 11. Air: Some drive the clam'rous owl away (Fancy)
Part 1 No 12. Chorus: Some drive the clam'rous owl away
Part 2 No 01. Recitative: But oh! what sudden gloom (Fearful observer)
Part 2 No 02. Chorus: By the pale light of yon blue fire
Part 2 No 03. Recitative: See, through the glimmering darkness of the cave (Fearful observer)
Part 2 No 04. Chorus: What howling whirlwinds rend the sky!
Part 2 No 05. Recitative: For whom, at yonder livid flame (Fearful observer)
Part 2 No 06. Air: Whither ye beldames do ye roam? (Fearful observer)
Part 2 No 07. Air with chorus: The tempests cease (Spirit of Avon and Chorus)
Part 2 No 08. Recitative: No more the elves, with printless pace (Spirit of Avon)
Part 2 No 09. Air: Ariel, who sees thee now? (Spirit of Avon)
Part 2 No 10. Recitative: No more shalt thou upon the sharp north run (Fancy)
Part 2 No 11. Duet: For who can wield like Shakespeare's skilful hand? (Fancy and Spirit of Avon)
Part 2 No 12. Chorus: Yet, Fancy, once again on Britain smile

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Details for CDA66613 track 14
Part 1 No 12, Chorus: Some drive the clam'rous owl away
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ISRC
GB-AJY-93-61314
Duration
2'48
Recording date
27 March 1992
Recording venue
St Paul's Church, New Southgate, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Linley: A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare (CDA66613)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: February 1993
    Deletion date: November 2004
    Superseded by CDH55253
  2. Linley: A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare (CDH55253)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: September 2005
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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