Scarborough Fair: Songs from the British Isles

Scarborough Fair: Songs from the British Isles

by Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel


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Following the success of the albums Favorites and Simple Gifts, Bryn Terfel turns his attention to the folk songs of the British Isles on Scarborough Fair.

The album features the Irish pop star Ronan Keating teaming up with Bryn on the classic tune "Danny Boy." Further well-loved favorites include the Irish "My Lagan Love," English traditional "Scarborough Fair," and other favorites such as "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," all richly orchestrated for Bryn by Chris Hazell.

Other guest musicians include Sharon Corr from the Irish pop band the Corrs and up-and-coming English soprano Kate Royal. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 10/26/2009
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
UPC: 0028947782957
catalogNumber: 001264202
Rank: 85099


  1. Carrickfergus
  2. Scarborough Fair
  3. Cariad Cyntaf, folk song
  4. Loch Lomond
  5. Londonderry Air (Danny Boy), folk song
  6. Molly Malone (Cockles and Mussels)
  7. Passing by
  8. Blow the Wind Southerly (Northumbrian Folk Song)
  9. O Waly, Waly, folk song
  10. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (La Prima Volta), song
  11. Marwnad Yr Ehedydd, folk song
  12. My Lagan Love
  13. My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose
  14. My little Welsh Home
  15. She Moved through the Fair, folk song
  16. Ae Fond Kiss, folk song

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bryn Terfel   Primary Artist,Baritone (Vocal),Brass Baritone,Interviewee
London Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Andy Findon   tin whistle
Ben Parry   Choir Master
London Voices   Choir, Chorus
Neil Martin   uillean pipes,tin whistle
John Parricelli   Guitar (Nylon String)
Ronan Keating   Vocals
Barry Wordsworth   Conductor
Sharon Corr   Violin
Kate Royal   Vocals

Technical Credits

Ewan MacColl   Composer,Text
Hamilton Harty   Composer
Thomas Ford   Text
Tim Martin   Engineer
Padraic Colum   Original Lyrics
Stephan Flock   Engineer
Chris Hazell   Arranger
Robert Burns   Text
Sid McLauchlan   Producer,Executive Producer
Philipp Starke   Art Direction
Meinir Pritchard   Text Translation
Bob O'Brien   Instrument Technician
Frederick Edward Weatherly   Text
Patrick O'Connor   Interviewer
W.S. Gwynn Williams   Composer,Text
Ute Fesquet   Executive Producer
Simon Fowler   Cover Photo

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