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The turtle dove

First line:
Fare you well, my dear, I must be gone
composer
Traditional folksong
arranger
1924
author of text

 
In May of 1907 Vaughan Williams recorded David Penfold, landlord of The Plough Inn at Rusper, Sussex, singing The turtle dove. The tune of heart-melting loveliness amply matches the lover’s passionate declarations of constancy.

from notes by Andrew Plant © 2019

Recordings

The last rose of summer
Studio Master: SIGCD598Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
All in the April Evening
CDH55243
Parry: Songs of Farewell
Studio Master: SIGCD267Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Silence & Music
Studio Master: SIGCD490Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Vaughan Williams: Over hill, over dale
CDA66777

Details

Track 8 on SIGCD598 [3'16] Download only
Track 25 on CDA66777 [3'27]
Track 7 on CDH55243 [2'49]
Track 12 on SIGCD267 [3'18] Download only
Track 8 on SIGCD490 [2'58] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD490 track 8

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-17-49008
Duration
2'58
Recording date
11 July 2016
Recording venue
Charterhouse School, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Neil Hutchinson
Hyperion usage
  1. Silence & Music (SIGCD490)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: October 2017
    Download only
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