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Ashley Riches and Sean Shibe

Baritone Ashley Riches sings Britten's arrangements of Purcell and traditional songs, and guitarist Sean Shibe plays Maxwell Davies's Farewell to Stromness.

Baritone Ashley Riches sings Britten's arrangements of Purcell and traditional songs, recorded at a concert at last month's Buxton Festival in which he was joined by soprano Katherine Broderick. and guitarist Sean Shibe performs Maxwell Davies's Farewell to Stromness.

Purcell (arranged Britten): Let the night perish (Job's Curse)
Ashley Riches (baritone)
Simon Lepper (piano)

Traditional (arranged Britten): The plough boy; The trees they grow so high; O Waly waly; The foggy, foggy dew; There’s none to soothe; The Lincolnshire poacher; The deaf woman’s courtship
Ashley Riches (baritone)
Katherine Broderick (soprano)
Simon Lepper (piano)

Maxwell Davies:
Farewell to Stromness
Sean Shibe (guitar)

29 minutes

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Let the night perish (Job's curse)

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Ashley Riches.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Folksong arrangements

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ashley Riches. Singer: Katherine Broderick.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Farewell to Stromness

    Music Arranger: Tim Walker. Performer: Sean Shibe.

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