Songs From A History Of Britain

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Songs from
A History of Britain
Songs From A History Of Britain album cover.jpg
compilation by
various artists
ReleasedApr 30, 2001
LabelBBC Music

2001 BBC documentary soundtrack includes "O Mistress Mine," "Come Away, Death" and "When That I Was And A Little Tiny Boy" performed by John Harle featuring Elvis Costello on vocals.


TitleVocal performer(s) Length
1. Sanctus  Emma Kirkby 1:57
2. Immortal (Cathedral At The End Of The World)  Emma Kirkby 3:25
3. Lacrima (First Love)  Dominic Burnham 3:17
4. O Mistress Mine  Elvis Costello 4:12
5. Come Away, Death  Elvis Costello 4:38
6. When That I Was And A Little Tiny Boy  Elvis Costello 4:34
7. Miserere  Richard Wyn Roberts 2:55
8. St Godrick's Song  Emma Kirkby 1:57
9. Farewell  Willard White 3:28
10. Lavenders Blue  Lucie Skeaping 0:45
11. Since First I Saw Your Face  Sarah Leonard 3:52
12. The Three Ravens  Sarah Leonard 5:34
13. How Should I My True Love Know  Sarah Leonard 4:32
14. Lady Of Light  Emma Kirkby 2:21
15. Madimi - Child Spirit  Sarah Leonard 2:44
16. Chanterai Pour Mon Couraige  Lucie Skeaping 3:28
17. Main Diable La (Satan Is Coming)  Lucie Skeaping 3:06
18. The Three Ravens  Lucie Skeaping 2:53


"Songs written by John Harle for Simon Schama's BBC A History of Britain with sopranos Emma Kirkby, Sarah Leonard and Lucy Skeaping, Dominic Burnham (treble), Willard White (bass) — also featuring Elvis Costello."

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