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King's Singers: Annie Laurie: Folksongs of the British Isles

Song NameComposerArranger
Scarborough Fair English TraditionalHoward Goodall
Skye Boat SongScottish TraditionalJohn Rutter
What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor? English TraditionalDavid Overton
Annie LaurieScottish TraditionalJeremy Jackman
GreensleevesEnglish TraditionalBob Chilcott
Danny BoyIrish TraditionalBob Chilcott
The Lincolnshire PoacherEnglish TraditionalAndrew Jackman
Loch Lomond Scottish TraditionalDavid Overton
The Lass of Richmond Hill English TraditionalDavid Overton
Sally GardensIrish TraditionalBob Chilcott
The Ash GroveWelsh TraditionalGrayston Ives
Aiken Drum Scottish TraditionalGrayston Ives
Golden Slumbers English TraditionalBruce Russell
Ar Hyd Y Nos (All Through the Night) Welsh TraditionalGrayston Ives
Going to Town Welsh TraditionalGrayston Ives
Home Sweet HomeEnglish TraditionalJeremy Jackman
Eriskay Love LiltScottish TraditionalSimon Carrington
Mairi's Wedding Irish TraditionalBob Chilcott

Produced by Simon Woods / Motohiko Nakada

Sparingly accompanied by Renaissance flute, piccolo and a guitar, these traditionals, and the descriptions that accompany them, are a charming introduction to the musical history of Britain. The famous "Danny Boy," (a cappella) somehow manages to summarize the grace and suffering of the Irish experience in its earnest melody; likewise, "Loch Lomond," (Scottish, also a cappella) brings the rough yet delicate beauty of Scotland to life. Several nineteenth century parlor songs are also included, such as "Home Sweet Home" and "Golden Slumbers." Also, the familiar "Scarborough Fair," "Greensleeves" and "What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor?"

Item code: 6112C | 1 CD | $16.98 |add item to cart
Choral | Male | England

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