Published on September 06, 2016

Percy Grainger : Brigg Fair. Paintings.

Percy Grainger's arrangement of the traditional song "Brigg Fair". It is sung here by James Gilchrist and the Halle Choir. The choral director is James Burton. It was on the fifth of August-er' the weather fine and fair, Unto Brigg Fair I did repair, for love I was inclined. I rose up with the lark in the morning, with my heart so full of glee, Of thinking there to meet my dear, long time I'd wished to see. I took hold of her lily-white hand, O and merrily was her heart: "And now we're met together, I hope we ne'er shall part". For it's meeting is a pleasure, and parting is a grief, But an...

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