Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ma Bonny Lad
1:54
2 The Keel Row
1:46
3 Blow the Wind Southerly
2:24
4 I Have a Bonnet Trimmed With Blue
1:15
5 My Boy Willie
1:46
6 I Know Where I'm Goin'
2:24
7 The Fidgety Bairn
2:50
8 I Will Walk With My Love
2:01
9 Ca' the Yowes
3:28
10 O Waly, Waly
3:36
11 Willow, Willow
3:34
12 The Stuttering Lovers
1:46
13 Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
2:32
14 The Fair House of Joy
2:41
15 To Daisies
2:16
16 Over the Mountains
2:18
17 Have You Seen but a Whyte Lillie Grow?
2:27
18 Ye Banks and Braes
3:12
19 Drink to Me Only
3:05
20 Down by the Salley Gardens
3:10
21 The Lover's Curse
3:05

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Phyllis Spurr (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (tracks 1–2, 20)
Phyllis Spurr (1951-12-10 – 1951-12-12) (tracks 4, 12, 18–19)
arranger:
Herbert Hughes (track 12)
Roger Quilter (tracks 18–19)
Herbert Hughes (1909) (track 20)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–4, 12, 20)
contralto vocals:
Kathleen Ferrier (tracks 5–11, 13–17, 21)
Kathleen Ferrier (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (tracks 1–3, 20)
Kathleen Ferrier (1951-12-10 – 1951-12-12) (tracks 4, 12, 18–19)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 12)
Robert Burns (18th century Scottish poet/lyricist) (track 18)
Ben Johnson (track 19)
William Butler Yeats (1889) (track 20)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (tracks 1–3, 11, 17, 20–21)
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1951-12-10 – 1951-12-12) (tracks 4, 12, 18–19)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 204) (track 1)
arrangement of:
Ye Banks and Braes (Traditional scottish song) (track 18)
arrangements:
later versions:
Folksong Arrangements, Volume I: The Salley Gardens (Britten arrangement) (track 20)
part of:
Arnold Book of Old Songs (tracks 18–19)
recording of:
Blow the Wind Southerly (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 3)
Down by the Salley Gardens (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 20)
Maa Bonny Lad (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 1)
The Keel Row (folksong) (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 2)
Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes (Roger Quilter arrangement) (1951-12-10 – 1951-12-12) (track 19)
I have a bonnet trimmed with blue (1951-12-10 – 1951-12-12) (track 4)
The stuttering lovers (1951-12-10 – 1951-12-12) (track 12)
Ye Banks and Braes (Roger Quilter arrangement) (1951-12-10 – 1951-12-12) (track 18)
version of:
Down by the Salley Gardens (poem by W.B. Yeats) (track 20)
The Moorlough Shore (track 20)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00000E4XK [info]

Release Group

part of: Kathleen Ferrier (Decca) (number: 8)
Norman Lebrecht's 100 Best Recordings of Classical Music (number: 14)