Folk Songs of the British Isles

Lois Marshall
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"Lois Marshall is at her best. Loman's harp accompaniment is lyrical and expresses great rapport between singer and accompanist." - Music Magazine

"The beautiful purity of tone, the intensity of her communicative skill, the precise attention to turn of phrase - all are present in abundance." - The Vancouver Sun

Seventeen traditional folk songs recorded at the height of soprano Lois Marshall's career, performed with "an expressive warmth that is quite winning." - New York Times

The accompanist is renowned harpist Judy Loman.

Catalog: MAR 102
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Track Listing

  1. Cloris sigh'd - Anonymous
  2. Come Again - John Dowland (Listen)
  3. Whither runneth my sweetheart - John Bartlett
  4. The peaceful western winde - Thomas Campion
  5. O Death rock me asleep - Ann Boleyn (ascribed to)
  6. The wakeful nightingale - John Weldon (Listen)
  7. Have you seen but a whyte lillie grow - Anon.
  8. Sweet as the song - John Attey
  9. An island sheiling song - Marjory Kennedy-Fraser
  10. How cold the wind doth blow - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  11. The seagull of the sand under waves - Marjory Kennedy-Fraser (arr.)
  12. The Christ Child's lullaby - Marjory Kennedy-Fraser (arr.)
  13. Kismul's Galley - Marjory Kennedy-Fraser (arr.)
  14. Sleeps the noon in the deep blue sky - M. Kennedy-Fraser
  15. Dear harp of my country - Benjamin Britten (arr.)
  16. At the mid-hour of night - Benjamin Britten (arr.)
  17. The last rose of summer - Benjamin Britten (arr.)

Total Playing Time: 45:42

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