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The vagabond

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The Vagabond (1922) is not to be confused with the first song in Vaughan Williams's Songs of Travel, although the theme and sentiments are much the same—namely, the simple pleasures of an outdoor life spent on the road. Ireland's setting of John Masefield's words has the flavour of a music-hall monologue, the natural speech rhythms shadowed by a discreet accompaniment.

from notes by Andrew Green © 1999


Ireland: Songs
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Track 19 on CDA67261/2 CD2 [1'47] 2CDs Last few CD copies remaining

Track-specific metadata for CDA67261/2 disc 2 track 19

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 2 Track 19
    Release date: June 1999
    2CDs Last few CD copies remaining
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