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Solo Rosie Williamson
Piano Fraser Wilson
Arranged by Fraser Wilson

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DANNY BOY
Text: Frederic Weatherley (1848-1929)
Melody: Londonderry Air, traditional Irish

Oh Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling
From glen to glen, and down the mountain side,
The summer's gone, and all the roses dying,
'Tis you, 'tis you must go and I must bide.
But come ye back when summer's in the meadow,
Or when the valley's hushed and white with snow;
'Tis I'll be here in sunshine or in shadow,
Oh Danny boy, oh Danny boy, I love you so.

And if you come and all the flowers are dying,
If I am dead, as dead I well may be,
You’ll come and find the place where I am lying
And kneel and say an "Ave" there for me.
And I shall hear, though soft you tread above me,
And all my grave shall warm and sweeter be,
And you will bend and tell me that you love me
And I shall sleep in peace until you come to me.

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from Sheffield's Choral Celebration - live, released June 19, 2014

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The music of "these islands" - folksongs, madrigals, chant, and anthems from the British Isles (and beyond) - reimagined through new arrangements and compositions in the unique choral sound of Albion.

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