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Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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Into her keeping is in a more tragic mode, as a man mourns the loss of his wife; the last verse has to be a repetition of the first, for the man has no more reason for living, and there is nowhere for him to go. The passion of the central section goes some way to express the greatness of his loss.
This important release brings together all forty-five of the songs composed by Frank Bridge, performed by a fine group of singers under the impeccable direction of Roger Vignoles, and represents a further revelation of the wealth of ‘English Renai ...» More
Now that my love lies sleeping How call me glad or sad, Who gave into her keeping Ev’rything I had: All love I held for beauty And all I knew of truth, All care for any duty, And what I kept of youth? Now that my love lies sleeping There’s neither good nor bad … I gave into her keeping Ev’rything I had.
Henry Dawson Lowry (1869-1906) from The Hundred Windows