Pleasures of Their Company (1986) EMI/Angel Records • CDC-7-47196-2

Pleasures of Their Company
EMI/Angel Records • CDC-7-47196-2

Nominated for a Grammy® Award for “Best Classical Recording,” Parkening is joined by world-renown soprano, Kathleen Battle, performing music by Dowland, Bach, Villa-Lobos, Granados, and de Falla in addition to spirituals and Spanish folk songs.

1. Come again! Sweet love doth now invite (John Dowland, arr. Patrick Russ)
2. Allemande (Dowland, arr. Christopher Parkening)
3. What if I never speed? (Dowland, arr. Russ)
4. Galliard (Dowland, arr. Parkening)
5. Fine knacks for ladies (Dowland, arr. Russ)
6. Ave Maria (J.S. Bach-Charles Gounod, arr. Parkening, Russ)
7. Aria from Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
8. La Maja de Goya from Colección de Tonadillas (Enrique Granados, arr. Russ)

Three Brazilian Songs
9. Boi-Bumbá (Valdemar Henrique, arr. Russ)
10. Azulão (Jayme Ovalle, arr. Laurindo Almeida)
11. Para niñar (Paurillo Barroso, arr. Almeida)

Three Spanish Folk Songs
12. Canción (Manuel de Falla, arr. Russ)
13. Nana (Falla, arr. Russ)
14. Seguidilla murciana (Falla, arr. Russ)

Six Spirituals
16. Ain’t got time to die (Hall Johnson, arr. Kurt Kaiser)
17. Lord, I couldn’t hear nobody pray (Traditional, arr. Russ)
18. Ain’t that good news! (William Dawson, arr. Russ)
19. Sweet little Jesus boy (Robert MacGimsey, arr. Kaiser)
20. This little light of mine (Traditional)
21. Ride on, King Jesus! (Johnson, Arr. Russ)