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The turtle dove

First line:
Fare you well, my dear, I must be gone
Traditional folksong
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


The last rose of summer
Studio Master: SIGCD598Download only NEWStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
All in the April Evening
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


Track 8 on SIGCD598 [3'16] Download only NEW
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 SIGCD598 track 8

Recording date
28 September 2016
Recording venue
Ascot Priory, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Matthew Bennett
Recording engineer
Dave Rowell
Hyperion usage
  1. The last rose of summer (SIGCD598)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: September 2019
    Download only NEW
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