18th-Century Shakespearean Songs

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Album title:
18th-Century Shakespearean Songs
Composer(s):
Arne, Chilcot, Greene, Haydn, Hook, Linley, Smith, Weldon
Works:
Works by Arne, Smith, Haydn, Greene, Weldon, Chilcot, Hook and Linley
Performer:
April Cantelo; English Chamber Orchestra/Raymond Leppard
Label:
Eloquence
Catalogue Number:
482 4765 (1961)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
18th-Century Shakespearean Songs

Niceties of style have changed, but this 1961 recording of songs by Arne, Greene, the Linleys and John Smith is vivacious and elegant, with a striking reading of Haydn’s She never told her love.

Anna Piccard

 

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