Cherry Ripe – Folk song in the works of Frank Bridge. Notes from the arranger Jonathan Heeley.
Frank Bridge’s 1916 setting of the bawdry sea song makes as good a case as any for his music to be listed alongside the other great English folk settings of the early 20th century. Although less celebrated than that of his colleagues, the folk settings ‘Cherry Ripe’ and the paired…
January 11, 2022