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Booze, Ballads and Bloodshed (Tales from the Time of Henry Purcell) was
commissioned by the ensemble Bella Tromba, and received its premier at the
2008 Harrogate International Festival. It draws on the music and folklore
which would have been familiar to the English composer Henry Purcell and
heard on the streets of London at the end of the seventeenth century.
. Watkin's Ale " Man That is Born of a Woman (composed by Henry Purcell, and
sung at the funeral of Queen Mary) " The Elfin Knight (Scarborough Fair) "
The Girl I Left Behind (Brighton Camp) " Captain Digby's farewell "
Duration 8 minutes