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Love is a sickness full of woes

author of text

The words of Love is a sickness full of woes (1921) are by Samuel Daniel (1562/3-1619), a poet, translater and writer of tragedies and masques who did service at the court of Queen Anne. Ireland's music has the whiff of an Elizabethan feel to it and imaginatively offsets the basically straightforward rhythmic pattern of the poem, which lightly muses on the pains associated with love.

from notes by Andrew Green © 1999


Ireland: Songs
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Track-specific metadata for CDA67261/2 disc 1 track 18

Recording date
1 September 1998
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Arthur Johnson
Recording engineer
Mike Clements & Mike Hatch
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  1. Ireland: Songs (CDA67261/2)
    Disc 1 Track 18
    Release date: June 1999
    2CDs Last few CD copies remaining
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