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Richard Dyer-Bennet, Volume 7: Beethoven Scottish and Irish Songs

Richard Dyer-Bennet, Volume 7: Beethoven Scottish and Irish Songs

Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913–1991) played a major role in the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s. He founded his own record label in 1955 in order to maintain artistic control over the sound quality, repertory, and style of his performances. His meticulously cultivated vocal style, high tenor range, and his studied delivery of poetic text attracted adoring audiences across North America and Europe.

In performing these songs arranged by Beethoven, Dyer-Bennet has set aside his guitar and is accompanied by violin, cello, and piano, creating an intriguing listening experience.

Liner notes provide information on the origin of the Beethoven arrangements and the complete song lyrics.

Track Listing

101
Faithfu' Johnie Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:52
102
On the Massacre of Glencoe Richard Dyer-Bennet 5:37
103
Bonnie Laddie, Highland Laddie Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:00
104
Sunset Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:55
105
The Lovely Lass of Inverness Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:22
106
The Pulse of an Irishman Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:47
201
Once More I Hail Thee Richard Dyer-Bennet 4:29
202
Morning a Cruel Turmoiler Is Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:50
203
The Morning Air Plays on My Face Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:29
204
The Return to Ulster Richard Dyer-Bennet 4:33
205
Oh, Who My Dear Dermot Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:45
206
Again My Lyre Richard Dyer-Bennet 4:39

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