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My love's in Germanie

composer
from British Folk-Music Settings (unnumbered)
author of text
Songs of the North

 
My love’s in Germanie is in fact a setting of a Scottish song from the collection Songs of the North to words by Hector MacNiel (1746–1818). Grainger’s setting dates from 13–23 March 1903. This arrangement remained in manuscript short score form until 1980 when David Tall prepared a performing edition. Nonetheless it has received scant attention until the present recording. It calls for seven soloists and an eight-part choir, and Grainger’s treatment of this well-known tune makes for one of his most unusual and searingly intense musical creations.

from notes by Barry Peter Ould © 1996

Recordings

Grainger: Jungle Book & other choral works
CDH55433

Details

Track 26 on CDH55433 [3'57]

Track-specific metadata for CDA66863 track 26

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-96-86326
Duration
3'57
Recording date
20 January 1996
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Grainger: Jungle Book & other choral works (CDA66863)
    Disc 1 Track 26
    Release date: May 1996
    Deletion date: December 2010
    Superseded by CDH55433
  2. Grainger: Jungle Book & other choral works (CDH55433)
    Disc 1 Track 26
    Release date: February 2011
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