The Voice of Alfred Deller | Regis RRC1419

The Voice of Alfred Deller


Label: Regis

Cat No: RRC1419

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 12th May 2014



‘The godfather of the countertenor’ sings Elizabethan folksongs, Jacobean Airs and the vocal music of Purcell.

Elizabethan Folksongs

1. The Three Ravens  
2. The Cuckoo 
3. How Should I Your True Love Know (Ophelia’s song from Hamlet)  
4. Sweet Nightingale  
5. I Will Give My Love an Apple 
6. The Oak and the Ash  
7. King Henry 
8. Coventry Carol  
9. Barbara Allen 
10. Heigh Ho, the Wind and the Rain (Twelfth Night)   
11. Waly, Waly  
12. Down in Yon Forest  
13. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John  
14. The Tailor and the Mouse  
15. Greensleeves  
Recorded in 1955
Despmond Dupre (guitar, lute)

Jacobean Airs
16. Can she excuse my wrongs (John Dowland)
17. Of all the birds that I do know (John Bartlett)
18. If my complaints could passions move (John Dowland - First Book of Songs)
19. I care not for these ladies (Thomas Campion)
20. Pandolpho (Robert Parsons)
21. From silent night (John Dowland)
Recorded in 1954
Despmond Dupre (lute), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)

Purcell Vocal Music
22. Music for a while 
23. If music be the food of love (1st Version, 1692) 
24. Fairest Isle (from King Arthur)  
25. Sweeter than roses  
26. Crown the altar (from Ode on Queen Mary’s Birthday)  
27. I attempt from love’s sickness to fly (from The Indian Queen)  
Recorded in 1959
The Deller Consort

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