Tavern Songs, Vol. 2

Tavern Songs, Vol. 2
A Collection of Catches and Glees Both Ribald and Refined
The Deller Consort - Alfred Deller, dir.
Vanguard "The Bach Guild" BG-602 [LP, mono, NA]
Vanguard "The Bach Guild" BGS-5030 [LP, stereo, NA]


    The Pleasures of Drink

    John Hilton (1599-1657)
  1. Call George Again
  2. Country Side Pleasantries

    Luffman Atterbury
  3. As t'Other Day
  4. Sophisticated Rake and Innocent Maid

    Thomas Arne
  5. The Street Intrigue
  6. Strange Sights in the Countryside

    John Blow
  7. Batholomew Fair
  8. Meanwhile at the Tavern

  9. He That Will an Alehouse Keep
  10. The Hopeless Lover

    John Blow (arr. Maurice Bevan)
  11. The Self Banished
  12. The Wedding Night

  13. Inigo Jones
  14. More Drinking

    Thomas Arne
  15. Which Is the Properest Day to Drink
  16. Trials of Married Life

    John Blow:
  17. Galloping Joan
  18. Spring is Ending

  19. Sumer is icumen in
  20. Scenes of Married Life

    William Boyce
  21. John Cooper
  22. The Pleading Lover

    Henry Lawes (arr. Whitworth)
  23. The Captive Lovers
  24. More Scenes of Married Life

    Henry Purcell
  25. Young Collin
  26. To Drink or Not to Drink

    Henry Purcell
  27. If All Be True
  28. A Child and a Lullaby

    Joseph Barnby
  29. Sweet and Low
  30. ---

    William Lawes
  31. She Weepeth Sore in the Night

  32. Henry Lawes
  33. Angler's Song

  34. Jonathan Bartishill
  35. Here on His Back

The Deller Consort
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Edgar Fleet (tenor), Gerald English (tenor), Owen Grundy (baritone), Maurice Bevan (bass)
Alfred Deller, dir.

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Recording site and date:
Unknown [05/1960];
Rel.: 1961

Musical Concepts MC 193 [CDx7 + CD-ROM] Alfred Deller – The Complete Vanguard Recordings, Volume ONE: Folk Songs and Ballads

[1]-[15] Vanguard Classics 08 5039 71 - Tavern Songs - 40 Catches, Glees etc. of Merrie England
[5] Vanguard "The Bach Guild" BG-606 Musical Panorama of Shakespeare's England [mono, NA market].
[10], [15] Vanguard (Silverminds Music) Classics 99 220 [CD] 50 years of The Deller Consort - The early years 1955-1963
[15] Vanguard VSD 729/30 "The Art of Alfred Deller".

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Information from CD (MC); the MC release adds Gerald English (tenor) as a performer.

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Pierre-F. Roberge