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Hugh the Drover
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'Vaughan Williams: Hugh the Drover' (CDD22049)
Vaughan Williams: Hugh the Drover
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Act 1 Part 01: Buy, buy, buy! Who'll buy?
Act 1 Part 02: Who'll buy my sweet primroses?
Act 1 Part 03: Cold blows the wind on Cotsall
Act 1 Part 04: Ballads! Buy my ballads, pretty ballads!
Act 1 Part 05: As I was a-walking one morning in spring
Act 1 Part 06: Bless me! What's this?
Act 1 Part 07: Show me a richer man in all this town
Act 1 Part 08: Clear the way for the hobby-horse
Act 1 Part 09: They're gone my husband that's to be!
Act 1 Part 10: Sweetheart, life must be full of care
Act 1 Part 11: Alone I would be as the wind and as free
Act 1 Part 12: Hey day! she will obey
Act 1 Part 13: Sweet little linnet that longs to be free
Act 1 Part 14: Horse hoofs, thunder down the valleys
Act 1 Part 15: Mary, Mary, come back I say!
Act 1 Part 16: In the night-time I have seen you riding
Act 1 Part 17: Mary! Mary!
Act 1 Part 18: Who'll fight? A fight! Who's for a fight?
Act 1 Part 19: Brave English lads, lovers of manly sport
Act 1 Part 20: Down, down with John the Butcher
Act 1 Part 21: Alone and friendless, on this foreign ground
Act 1 Part 22: Are you ready? Go!
Act 1 Part 23: Hugh the drover!
Act 1 Part 24: Oh, the devil and Bonyparty
Act 2 Part 01: Past four o'clock, and dawn is coming
Act 2 Part 02: Gaily I go to die
Act 2 Part 03: Hugh! My dear one!
Act 2 Part 04: Rise up, my Mary; Come away
Act 2 Part 05: Dear sun, I crave a boon
Act 2 Part 06: O I've been rambling all this night
Act 2 Part 07: Here, queen uncrowned
Act 2 Part 08: The soldiers!
Act 2 Part 09: Dropped from the ranks on a winter night
Act 2 Part 10: Now you are mine!
Act 2 Part 11: Halloo! Halloo! Mary and Hugh!

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Details for CDD22049 disc 1 track 20
Act 1 Part 20: Down, down with John the Butcher
Recording date
30 January 1994
Recording venue
Blackheath Concert Halls, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Vaughan Williams: Hugh the Drover (CDA66901/2)
    Disc 1 Track 20
    Release date: July 1994
    Deletion date: November 2003
    2CDs Superseded by CDD22049
  2. Vaughan Williams: Hugh the Drover (CDD22049)
    Disc 1 Track 20
    Release date: November 2003
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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