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Love went a-riding

composer
5 May 1914
author of text

 
Love went a-riding really does show a new approach, the composer taking the poem by the scruff of the neck and producing an exciting show-piece requiring great ability on the part of both singer and pianist. It is not surprising that this is the composer’s best-known song, since once heard it can hardly be forgotten. It is not typical of Bridge’s work, and many of his songs, for instance the previous Mary Coleridge setting, might well be thought of higher artistic quality.

from notes by Michael Pilkington © 1997

Recordings

Bridge: Songs
CDD220712CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Echoes of Nightingales
CDA67813Please, someone, buy me …

Details

Track 12 on CDA67813 [1'54] Please, someone, buy me …
Track 8 on CDD22071 CD2 [1'50] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

Track-specific metadata for CDA67813 track 12

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-11-81312
Duration
1'54
Recording date
16 December 2009
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Echoes of Nightingales (CDA67813)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: March 2011
    Please, someone, buy me …
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