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 (guitarist and lutenist) (track 7)
composer:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (track 7)
阮籍 (track 6)
徐昌俊 (track 13)
陈怡 (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)
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)