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The vagabond

composer
1922
author of text

 
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

Recordings

Ireland: Songs
CDA67261/22CDs Please, someone, buy me …

Details

Track 19 on CDA67261/2 CD2 [1'47] 2CDs Please, someone, buy me …

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

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-99-26219
Duration
1'47
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
Hyperion usage
  1. Ireland: Songs (CDA67261/2)
    Disc 2 Track 19
    Release date: June 1999
    2CDs Please, someone, buy me …
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