Eighteenth Century Shakespearean Songs
April Cantelo
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4824765
Barcode
00028948247653
Format
1-CD
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WELDON: Take, O take those lips away
CHILCOT: Hark, hark the lark
SMITH: Flower of this purple dye
THOMAS  ARNE: Come away, death
HOOK: The Willow Song
THOMAS ARNE: Blow, blow thou winter wind
THOMAS ARNE: Under the Greenwood Tree
LINLEY: Now the hungry lion roars
SMITH: Sigh no more, ladies
SMITH: You spotted snakes
LINLEY Jnr.: O bid your faithful Ariel fly
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: She never told her love
GREENE: Orpheus with his lute
THOMAS ARNE: Thou softly flowing Avon

April Cantelo, soprano
English Chamber Orchestra
Emanuel Hurwitz, leader
Raymond Leppard, director / harpsichord

FIRST RELEASE ON CD

Recording information

Recording Producer: James Burnett
Balance Engineer: Allen Stagg
Recording Location: Conway Hall, London, UK, 16 December 1960
Remastering Engineer: Paschal Byrne (Audio Archiving Company)

Reviews

‘To hear [these songs] sung by April Cantelo is to hear them at their best’ Gramophone, November 1961