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In prison

author of text
Song from 'Frank's Sealed Letter'

James Frederick Keel (1871-1954) was the chair of the Ruhleben Musical Society. He frequently contributed to the weekly concerts both as composer and performer. In prison was composed in the camp in 1915. After the war he continued to arrange and perform concerts with fellow Ruhleben inmates, and wrote a book about the camp, Life in Ruhleben, 1914-1918.

William Morris (1834-1896) was an English artist and poet. He was the founding editor of the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, where many of his early poems appeared. His continuing fame is predominantly due to his leadership of the Arts and Crafts movement. In prison was first published in 1858 in Morris’ The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems.

from notes by Robin Tritschler © 2014


No Exceptions No Exemptions
Studio Master: SIGCD401Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 1 on SIGCD401 CD2 [2'30] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD401 disc 2 track 1

Recording date
22 February 2014
Recording venue
St Michael's Church, Summertown, Oxford, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Raphaël Mouterde
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & Robin Hawkins
Hyperion usage
  1. No Exceptions No Exemptions (SIGCD401)
    Disc 2 Track 1
    Release date: November 2014
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