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The Voice of Peter Pears - Dowland, Schubert, Britten, Grainger, Copland et al. / Peter Pears, tenor, Julian Bream, guitar; Benjamin Britten, piano

Album Summary

>Ford, Thomas [Poet] : Faire Sweet Cruell for 4 voices & instruments
>Rosseter, Philip : What Then Is Love But Mourning
>Dowland, John [Composer] : I saw my lady weep, for 2 voices & lute (Second Book of Song)
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : It was a lover and his lass, song for voice with lute & bass viol
>Campion, Thomas : Shall I come sweet love to thee?
>Dowland, John [Composer] : What if I never speed?, for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs)
>Schubert, Franz : Im Fruhling, D 882/Op. 101 no 1
>Schubert, Franz : Auf der Bruck, D 853
>Schubert, Franz : An die Laute, D 905/Op. 81 no 2
>Schubert, Franz : Die Taubenpost ("Ich hab' eine brieftaub'"), song for voice & piano (Schwanengesang), D. 965a (D. 95
>Britten, Benjamin : Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35
>Ireland, John [Composer] : I have twelve oxen, for voice & piano
>Moeran, Ernest John : In Youth is Pleasure, for voice & piano
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Yarmouth Fair, for voice & piano
>Berkeley, Lennox : How Love Came In, for medium voice & piano
>Bridge, Frank [Composer] : Love went a-riding, for voice & piano (or orchestra), H 114
>Britten, Benjamin : The Plough Boy, folksong for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3)
>Grainger, Percy : Six Dukes Went A-Fishin', folk song for voice & piano (BFMS 11)
>Copland, Aaron : Long Time Ago, song for voice & piano (Old American Songs)
>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 1
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Works Details

>Ford, Thomas [Poet] : Faire Sweet Cruell for 4 voices & instruments
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Julian Bream (Guitar); Julian Bream (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Rosseter, Philip : What Then Is Love But Mourning
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Julian Bream (Guitar); Julian Bream (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1601

>Dowland, John [Composer] : I saw my lady weep, for 2 voices & lute (Second Book of Song)
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Julian Bream (Guitar); Julian Bream (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : It was a lover and his lass, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Julian Bream (Guitar); Julian Bream (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Campion, Thomas : Shall I come sweet love to thee?
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Julian Bream (Guitar); Julian Bream (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1617

>Dowland, John [Composer] : What if I never speed?, for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Julian Bream (Guitar); Julian Bream (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1603

>Schubert, Franz : Im Frühling, D 882/Op. 101 no 1
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 03/1826

>Schubert, Franz : Auf der Bruck, D 853
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 08/1825

>Schubert, Franz : An die Laute, D 905/Op. 81 no 2
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1827

>Schubert, Franz : Die Taubenpost ("Ich hab' eine brieftaub'"), song for voice & piano (Schwanengesang), D. 965a (D. 95
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1828

>Britten, Benjamin : Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1945

>Ireland, John [Composer] : I have twelve oxen, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1918

>Moeran, Ernest John : In Youth is Pleasure, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Yarmouth Fair, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Berkeley, Lennox : How Love Came In, for medium voice & piano
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935

>Bridge, Frank [Composer] : Love went a-riding, for voice & piano (or orchestra), H 114
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1914

>Britten, Benjamin : The Plough Boy, folksong for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3)
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Grainger, Percy : Six Dukes Went A-Fishin', folk song for voice & piano (BFMS 11)
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1905-1912

>Copland, Aaron : Long Time Ago, song for voice & piano (Old American Songs)
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1950

>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 1
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1950

>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 1
  • Performers: Peter Pears (Voice); Peter Pears (Voice); Benjamin Britten (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1950