New York : Deutsche Grammophon : Cherry Tree Records, p2009.
1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Traditional, popular, and art songs, arranged or composed for voice and instrumental ensemble; some selections from operas.
Sung in English.
Sting, vocals, guitar, percussion ; with additional assisting musicians.
Recorded at Steerpike Studios, Il Palagio, Italy; The Source, Malibu, Calif.; Clinton Recording Studios, Manhattan Center Studios, and SevenSeas Studios, New York, N.Y.
Lyrics on insert in container.
Gabriel's message / trad. -- Soul cake / music and lyrics by Paul Stookey, Tracey Batteast, and Elena Mezzetti -- There is no rose of such virtue / anon. -- The snow it melts the sooner / trad. -- Christmas at sea / poem by Robert Louis Stevenson ; music by Sting and Mary Macmaster -- Lo, how a rose e'er blooming / music by Michael Praetorius ; English translation by Theodore Baker -- Cold song / music by Henry Purcell ; lyrics by John Dryden -- The burning babe / music by Chris Wood ; lyrics by Robert Southwell -- Now winter comes slowly / music by Henry Purcell ; lyrics by Thomas Betterton -- The hounds of winter / music and lyrics by Sting -- Balulalow / music by Peter Warlock ; lyrics trad. -- Cherry tree carol / trad. -- Lullaby for an anxious child / music and lyrics by Sting and Dominic Miller -- The hurdy-gurdy man / music by Franz Schubert ; poem by Wilhelm Müller ; English adaptation by Sting -- You only cross my mind in winter / music by J.S. Bach ; lyrics by Sting.
B0013329-02 GH Deutsche Grammophon