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Hark, hark, the lark

Twelve English Songs, London, 1743
author of text
Cymbeline II:iii

Chilcot’s charming Arne-like setting of ‘Hark, hark, the lark’ casts the lyric into two repeated sections, like many ‘pleasure gardens’ songs of the period, while his fine ‘Pardon, goddess of the night’ is through-composed, but is remarkably varied within the constraints of the siciliana rhythm.

from notes by Peter Holman © 2004


Orpheus with his lute


Track 8 on CDA67450 [3'18]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67450 track 8

Recording date
6 October 2003
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Orpheus with his lute (CDA67450)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: April 2004
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