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My love is fair

1867; SATBB; first performed by the composer's own choir in London on 31 January 1867
author of text
1584; from The Arraignment of Paris

The five-part My love is fair took its text from George Peele’s pastoral comedy The Arraignment of Paris (1584) and is a buoyant miniature in two verses. Full of florid counterpoint, occasional moments of chromaticism (such as ‘with Cupid’s curse’) reveal its romantic origins; it was first sung by Leslie’s choir in London on 31 January 1867.

from notes by Jeremy Dibble © 2016


English Romantic Madrigals
Studio Master: CDA68140Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 6 on CDA68140 [2'53]

Track-specific metadata for CDA68140 track 6

Recording date
25 April 2015
Recording venue
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. English Romantic Madrigals (CDA68140)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: June 2016
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