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For Ever Fortune: Scottish Music in The 18th Century / Robert Getchell, tenor

Audio Samples

>Anonymous, Scottish : Saw na ye my Peggie, song
>Anonymous, Scottish : Johnnie Cope / Laughlan's lilt
>Anonymous, Scottish : MacCrimmon's Lament
>O'Carolan, Turlough : Mrs. Judge
>Burns, Robert : John Anderson, My Jo
>Oswald, James : Kennet's Dream
>Oswald, James : Sonata on Scot's Tunes
>Anonymous, Scottish : The Fyket / Miss Bisset Logieraits's reel / Was ye at the Bridal / The Cadgers of the Cannongate
>Oswald, James : Benney side
>Christie, William : Perlin Peggie's Bonny (The Laird of Favoran)
>Anonymous, Scottish : The Gwin gad Albor
>Anonymous, Scottish : Adew Dundee
>Anonymous, Scottish : For our lang biding here / Joy gae wi' my love / The Flaughter Spade / Patrick Mcdonald's Jig
>Gow, Niel : Loch Erroch Side
>Traditional : Lochaber No More
>Anonymous : Muirland Willie (in The Lady's Banquet, 1708)
>O'Carolan, Turlough : MacDonogh's Lamentation (attr.)
>Anonymous, Scottish : The Wawking of the faulds / I wish I wou'd marry me / An Caora crom Ratha fair / Haud the lass till

Album Summary

>Anonymous, Scottish : Saw na ye my Peggie, song
>Anonymous, Scottish : Johnnie Cope / Laughlan's lilt
>Anonymous, Scottish : MacCrimmon's Lament
>O'Carolan, Turlough : Mrs. Judge
>Burns, Robert : John Anderson, My Jo
>Oswald, James : Kennet's Dream
>Oswald, James : Sonata on Scot's Tunes
>Anonymous, Scottish : The Fyket / Miss Bisset Logieraits's reel / Was ye at the Bridal / The Cadgers of the Cannongate
>Oswald, James : Benney side
>Christie, William : Perlin Peggie's Bonny (The Laird of Favoran)
>Anonymous, Scottish : The Gwin gad Albor
>Anonymous, Scottish : Adew Dundee
>Anonymous, Scottish : For our lang biding here / Joy gae wi' my love / The Flaughter Spade / Patrick Mcdonald's Jig
>Gow, Niel : Loch Erroch Side
>Traditional : Lochaber No More
>Anonymous : Muirland Willie (in The Lady's Banquet, 1708)
>O'Carolan, Turlough : MacDonogh's Lamentation (attr.)
>Anonymous, Scottish : The Wawking of the faulds / I wish I wou'd marry me / An Caora crom Ratha fair / Haud the lass till
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

One of the most fascinating aspects of Scottish music in the 18th century is the extent to which traditional and classical music interacted. By the early 19th century, Scottish songs had become popular in Europe too, and were being arranged by composers such as Haydn and Beethoven. The performances on this CD honor that lively and sensitive interaction which, perhaps uniquely, gives expression to an ideal of social and artistic cohesion. This new recording is a fine addition to Alpha's Chants de la Terre series, devoted to pieces stemming from oral tradition that have had a considerable impact on the written repertoire and continue to enchant the ear. Lively dances and exquisite Scottish airs are beautifully sung by tenor Robert Getchell. Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien, led by François Lazarevitch, takes us once again into fascinating regions inhabited by grace and pure delight.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Chapelle de l'Hôpital Notre-Dame du Bon-Secours, Paris (05/2011).

Includes princess royal (o'carolan) / for ever fortune by various composers.

Includes the flower of edinburgh (j. oswald) / lady mary ha by various composers.



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Works Details

>Anonymous, Scottish : Saw na ye my Peggie, song
  • Performer: Robert Getchell (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Form: Vocal

>Anonymous, Scottish : Johnnie Cope / Laughlan's lilt
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.

>Anonymous, Scottish : MacCrimmon's Lament
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.

>O'Carolan, Turlough : Mrs. Judge
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Burns, Robert : John Anderson, My Jo
  • Performer: Robert Getchell (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral

>Oswald, James : Kennet's Dream
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Oswald, James : Sonata on Scot's Tunes
  • Performer: Robert Getchell (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Anonymous, Scottish : The Fyket / Miss Bisset Logieraits's reel / Was ye at the Bridal / The Cadgers of the Cannongate
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.

>Oswald, James : Benney side
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Christie, William : Perlin Peggie's Bonny (The Laird of Favoran)
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Anonymous, Scottish : The Gwin gad Albor
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.

>Anonymous, Scottish : Adew Dundee
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.

>Anonymous, Scottish : For our lang biding here / Joy gae wi' my love / The Flaughter Spade / Patrick Mcdonald's Jig
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.

>Gow, Niel : Loch Erroch Side
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Traditional : Lochaber No More
  • Performer: Robert Getchell (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.

>Anonymous : Muirland Willie (in The Lady's Banquet, 1708)
  • Performer: Robert Getchell (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.

>O'Carolan, Turlough : MacDonogh's Lamentation (attr.)
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Anonymous, Scottish : The Wawking of the faulds / I wish I wou'd marry me / An Caora crom Ratha fair / Haud the lass till
  • Conductor: François Lazarevitch
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • Running Time: 5 min. 31 sec.