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A66149 - Le Bestiaire
A66149

Le Bestiaire

The Songmakers' Almanac, Richard Jackson (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
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Label: Hyperion
Recording details: May 1984
Art Workers Guild, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: December 1986
Total duration: 63 minutes 21 seconds

Cover artwork: Noah's Ark from The Peaceable Kingdom (1846) by Edward Hicks (1780-1849)
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA
 
This early Hyperion album was never issued on CD; we are pleased make a CD-transfer of the original LP available as part of the Hyperion archive service.

Reviews

‘Graham Johnson once again demonstrates his skill in programme-building in this latest anthology of his, an ingenious collection of songs about the animal kingdom (and mankind's reactions to it) that takes account of such factors as key-sequence and contrast of pace and mood’ (Gramophone)
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