Songs & Sonnets

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The wit and wisdom of Shakespeare, set to music by Mäntyjärvi, Martin, Mealor, Shearing and others.

Release date: December 2014.

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Track listing

1: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? (Nils Lindberg)

Songs of Ariel (Frank Martin)
2: Come unto these yellow sands
3: Full fathom five
4: Before you can say ‘come’ and ‘go’
5: You are three men of sin
6: Where the bee sucks

Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare (George Shearing)
7: Live with me, and be my love
8: When daffodils begin to peer
9: It was a lover and his lass
10: Spring
11: Who is Silvia?
12: Fie on sinful fantasy
13: Hey, ho, the wind and the rain

Three Shakespeare Songs (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
14: Full fathom five
15: The cloud-capp’d towers
16: Over hill, over dale

17: Let Fall the Windows of Mine Eyes (Paul Mealor)

18: Sonnet No. LXIV (Dominick Argento)

Two Shakespearean Songs (Ned Rorem)
19: Dirge: Come away, Death
20: Live with me

21: It was a lover and his lass (John Rutter)

Four Shakespeare Songs (Jaakko Mäntyjärvi)
22: Come away, Death
23: Lullaby
24: Double, double toil and trouble
25: Full fathom five