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King Estmere, H70

author of text
Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765)



Holst: Choral Ballets
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No 01: Hearken to me gentlemen
No 02: Reade me, reade me dear brother
No 03: Now Christ thee save
No 04: Down then came that maiden fair
No 05: Then bespake her father dear
No 06: They had not ridden scarce a mile
No 07: She sent one after King Estmere
No 08: My mother was a western woman
No 09: Then King Estmere he took his harp
No 10: O lady, this is thy own true love
No 11: Or forced them all to flee

Track-specific metadata for CDA66784 track 25

Reade me, reade me dear brother
Recording date
27 March 1995
Recording venue
Blackheath Concert Halls, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tryggvi Tryggvason
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  1. Holst: Choral Ballets (CDA66784)
    Disc 1 Track 25
    Release date: January 1996
    Deletion date: March 2005
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