Robert Tear & Philip Ledger

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    Folk Song Arrangement: The Foggy, Foggy Dew (2000 Remastered Version)Robert Tear & Philip Ledger
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    Folk Song Arrangement: The Plough Boy (2000 Remastered Version)Robert Tear & Philip Ledger
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    The Captain's ApprenticeRobert Tear & Philip Ledger
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    Bushes and Briars (voice & piano)Robert Tear & Philip Ledger
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    On Board a Ninety-EightRobert Tear & Philip Ledger

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        While too much versatility can sometimes be a curse in forging a singing identity, Welsh tenor Robert Tear established a significant career by being able to master numerous areas of the tenor repertory. A similarity in vocal quality to Benjamin Britten's companion and singer of choice, Peter Pears, permitted Tear to perform the same works with authenticity and he worked often with the composer during Britten's later years. In fact, in two of Britten's "church operas, or parables... Read more

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