Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 In darkness let me dwell John Dowland 3:28
2 Come again, sweet love doth now invite John Dowland 2:01
3 White as lilies was her face John Dowland 2:03
4 My thoughts are winged with hopes John Dowland 1:30
5 Flow my tears John Dowland 4:24
6 Drunken Ecstasy Ruan Ji 2:07
7 The Second Lute Song of the Earl of Essex from Gloriana, op. 53 Benjamin Britten 3:53
8 Flowing Water [anonymous] 6:21
9 Ständchen Franz Schubert 3:44
10 Die Mainacht Franz Schubert 1:56
11 Der König in Thule Franz Schubert 2:51
12 An die Musik Franz Schubert 2:20
13 Sword Dance Xu Changjun 5:16
14 Letters from Composers: Schubert Dominick Argento 4:22
15 Letters from Composers: Chopin Dominick Argento 3:22
16 Shuo Chang Chen Yi 6:45
17 The Book of Songs: She threw me a quince Stephen Goss 1:31
18 The Book of Songs: Oh, you with the blue collar Stephen Goss 3:31
19 The Book of Songs: Plucking the rushes Stephen Goss 1:19
20 The Book of Songs: Pastoral Stephen Goss 1:33
21 The Book of Songs: In the Tavern Stephen Goss 0:49
22 The Book of Songs: Lament Stephen Goss 3:31

Credits

CD 1

classical guitar:
Xuefei Yang (楊雪霏) (tracks 1–22)
arranger:
Julian Bream (British classical guitarist and lutenist) (track 7)
composer:
Benjamin Britten (English composer, conductor, and pianist) (track 7)
阮籍 (track 6)
徐昌俊 (track 13)
陈怡 (Chinese-American composer) (track 16)
John Dowland (composer and lutenist) (1597) (tracks 2, 4)
John Dowland (composer and lutenist) (1600) (tracks 3, 5)
John Dowland (composer and lutenist) (1610) (track 1)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1815-05-17) (track 10)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1816) (track 11)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1817-03) (track 12)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1828) (track 9)
Dominick Argento (1968) (tracks 14–15)
Stephen Goss (composer and guitarist) (2014) (tracks 17–22)
lyricist:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 15)
Ludwig Rellstab (track 9)
Franz von Schober (track 12)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 14)
tenor vocals:
Ian Bostridge (tenor) (tracks 1–5, 7, 9–12, 14–15, 17–19, 21–22)
recorded at:
was commissioned by:
part of:
arrangements:
Come Again, P. 60 (arr. for lute) (track 2)
Come Again, sweet love doth now invite (for low voice and piano, Keel) (track 2)
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (for guitar solo, Mertz) (track 9)
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Schwanengesang, S. 560: No. 7. Ständchen (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 9)
Serenade (Leise flehen meine Lieder, D. 957) (for violin and orchestra, arr. Stephens) (track 9)
Ständchen, D. 957 Nr. 4 (for flute and piano, Böhm) (track 9)
Ständchen, D. 957 no. 4 (arr. Mischa Elman for violin and piano) (track 9)
Ständchen, S. 560 no. 7/a (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 9)
The Second Booke of Songs or Ayres, No. 2: "Flow My Tears" (for saxophone and guitar, Solomons) (track 5)
Three Songs from Schwanengesang: Ständchen (for cello octet, Birchall) (track 9)
シューベルトのセレナーデ (translated) (track 9)
is based on:
Der König in Thule (track 11)
is the basis for:
later versions:
orchestrations:
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (orchestrated by Offenbach) (track 9)
Ständchen, D. 957 no. 4 (orch. Felix Mottl) (track 9)
part of:
Letters from Composers (tracks 14–15)
The Book of Songs (tracks 17–22)
recording of:
Flowing Water (2016-01) (track 8)
In Darkness Let Me Dwell (A Musicall Banquet, No. 10: “In Darkness Let Me Dwell”) (2016-01) (track 1)
The Second Lute Song of the Earl of Essex (for voice and guitar, Bream) (2016-01) (track 7)
酒狂 (Jiu Kuang) (2016-01) (track 6)
An die Musik, D. 547 (2016-04) (track 12)
Der König in Thule, D. 367 (2016-04) (track 11)
Die Mainacht, D. 194 (2016-04) (track 10)
Shuo Chang (2016-04) (track 16)
Sword Dance (2016-04) (track 13)
The Book of Songs: IV. Pastoral (2016-04) (track 20)
The Book of Songs: VI. Lament (2016-04) (track 22)