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Come to the River: An Early American Gathering ()

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composed by American Traditional, Anonymous, American, Custer LaRue, Jeannette Sorrell, Kathie Stewart, Thomas Ravenscroft, Traditional Spiritual

A listener might reasonably approach Come to the River: An Early American Gathering, performed by the Cleveland-based Baroque orchestra Apollo's Fire, with some trepidation. Some individual classical performers have the instincts to make a convincing transition to folk music, but it seems harder for ensembles, as evidenced by the Boston Camerata's albums of early American popular songs, sung with the polished elegance appropriate to a Haydn mass, and without a glimmer of spontaneity or pleasure. Jeannette Sorell, founder ...

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  1. Appalachian Barn Dance
  2. Nobody but the baby, song
  3. Hold On, gospel song
  4. The fox went out on a chilly night
  5. Willy prithee go to bed
  6. Work(s): Ways of the World / Dusty Miller
  7. There Were Three Ravens, for voice(s) & ensemble
  8. Lark in the Morning Medley
  9. Old Virginny, song
  10. The Girl Who Broke My Heart
  11. Wild Bill Jones, song
  12. Wayfaring Stranger, religious ballad
  13. Glory in the Meeting House
  14. Return Again ("Saviour, Visit Thy Plantation"), revival song
  15. Wondrous Love ("What Wondrous Love Is This"), hymn
  16. Dances from New England & Ireland for harpsichord
  17. Work(s): Morning Trumpet / Oh When Shall I See Jesus
  18. Down to the River to Pray, hymn
  19. Old Joe Clark, folk song
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Come to the River: An Early American Gathering
2011, Avie

UPC: 822252220520

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