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Richard Lewis The Great Welsh Tenor



Playing time: 79'33"
Tracks: 24
Booklet pages: 4
Reviewer: Alice McVeigh
Review of Richard Lewis The Great Welsh Tenor published on 9 September 2011

Listen: Bingo (track 10, 0:00-0:33)

Richard Lewis, tenor


1 Recit: So long the memory shall last; Air: While Kedron's brook (Joshua)
2 Recit: Deeper, and deeper still; Air: Waft her, angels (Jephtha)
3 Air: Would you gain the tender creature (Acis and Galatea)
4 Arietta: For ever blessed (Jephtha)
5 Recit: My arms! Air: Sound an alarm (Judas Maccabaeus)
6 Air: War, he sung, is toil and trouble (Alexander's Feast)
7 Air: Total eclipse! (Samson)
8 Air: Where'er you walk (Semele)
9 Recit: Thanks to my brethren; Air: How vain is man (Judas Maccabaeus)

London Symphony Orchestra
Malcolm Sargent, conductor
Recording first published in 1958

Traditional (arranged by Dorumsgaard):
Folksongs of the British Isles

10 Bingo
Sung in English

11 Ar hyd y nos (All through the night)
Sung in Welsh

12 King Arthur's servants
Sung in English

13 Grad gael mo chridh (Eriskay Love Lilt)
Sung in Gaelic

14 The Helston Furry Dance
Sung in English

15 Dafydd y garreg wen (David of the White Rock)
Sung in Welsh

16 The foggy, foggy dew
Sung in English

17 The stuttering lovers
Sung in English

18 The Maypole Song
Sung in English

19 I will give my love an apple
Sung in English

20 O love, it is a killing thing
Sung in English

21 Buy broom buzzems
Sung in English

22 O waly, waly
Sung in English

23 There's none to soothe
Sung in English

24 The briery bush
Sung in English

Tina Bonifacio, harp
chamber orchestra
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Recording first published in 1960


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