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Angel spirits of sleep

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Edgar L Bainton (1880-1956) was arrested while en route to the Bayreuth Festival and transferred to Ruhleben. He became the vicechairman of the Ruhleben Musical Society and was an active member; composing for, and performing in, the weekly concerts given at the camp. After his release he returned to his post as Principal of the Newcastle Conservatory.

Robert Bridges (1844-1930) studied at Eton and Oxford. He was a doctor who penned poetry until lung disease forced him to retire in 1882. He then devoted himself to poetry full time. In 1900 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and in 1913 he was appointed as Poet Laureate.

from notes by Robin Tritschler © 2014


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


Track 2 on SIGCD401 CD2 [2'10] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD401 disc 2 track 2

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 2
    Release date: November 2014
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