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Gerald Finzi

Let us garlands bring (1929-42)


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Five Shakespeare songs for baritone and piano or string orchestra
5.It was a lover and his lass (opening)
Duration: 01 mins 00 secs
Bryn Terfel, Malcolm Martineau
from the album ‘The Vagabond’
(Bryn Terfel appears by courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft, Hamburg)
(p) 1995 Deutsche Grammophon GmBH, Hamburg
Deutsche Grammophon DG 445 946

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Text heard on Sample:
It was a lover and his lass
With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino
That o'er the green cornfield did pass
In spring time, the only pretty ring time,
When birds do sing, hey ding a ding a ding:
Sweet lovers love the spring.

Between the acres of the rye.
With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino,
These pretty country folks would lie,
In spring time, the only pretty ring time.
When birds do sing, hey ding a ding a ding:
Sweet lovers love the spring.

William Shakespeare


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