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Songs for William Shakespeare / Sara Stowe

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> Where the bee sucks - Where the bee sucks
> Kemp's Jig - Kemp's Jig
> O Mistress Mine - O Mistress Mine
> Light of Love - Light of Love
> Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Take, O Take Those Lips Away
> It was a lover and his lasse - It was a lover and his lasse
> Callinoe - Callinoe
> Full fathom five - Full Fathom Five
> Passamezzo Pavan - Passamezzo Pavan
> Farewell Dear Heart - Farewell Dear Heart
> Greensleeves - Greensleeves
> The Poor Soul Sat Sighing, "Willow Song" - The Poor Soul Sat Sighing, "Willow Song"
> Sink a Pace - Sink a Pace
> Hark, hark! the lark - Hark, hark! the lark
> Packington's Pound - Packington's Pound
> Bergamasca - Bergamasca
> Sellenger's Round - Sellenger's Round
> Ring Out Your Bells - Ring Out Your Bells
> Fortune My Foe - Fortune My Foe
> The Arraignment of John Flodder - The Arraignment of John Flodder
> Fortune - Fortune
> The Hunt's Up - The Hunt's Up
> Light o' Love - Light o' Love
> The Poor Peoples' Complaint - The Poor Peoples' Complaint
> The Sick Tune - The Sick Tune
> Peg a Ramsey - Peg a Ramsey
> The Cushion Dance - The Cushion Dance
> Tarleton's Resurrection, P. 59 - Tarleton's Resurrection
> The Rat Catcher - The Rat Catcher

Album Summary

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Where the bee sucks
>Anonymous, English : Kemp's Gigue
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Mistresse mine, well may you fare (O Mistress Mine), song for voice with lute & bass viol
>Anonymous : Light of Love
>Wilson, John : Take, O Take Those Lips Away
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : It was a lover and his lass, song for voice with lute & bass viol
>Anonymous : Callino
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Full fathom five
>Anonymous : Passamezzo Pavan "Passymeasures-pavin"
>Jones, Robert (I) : Farewell, Dear Love
>Traditional, English : Greensleeves, folk song
>Anonymous, English : The Willow Song (a.k.a. "The Willow", "The Poor Soul Sat Sighing", "Willow, Willow")
>Anonymous : Sinkapace Galliard "Cinque pace"
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Hark, hark! the lark
>Traditional, English : Packington's Pound
>Anonymous, English : Bergamasca
>Anonymous, English : Sellengers Round, roundel for lute (or consort)
>Anonymous : Ring out your bells
>Anonymous, English : Fortune my foe
>Anonymous, English : The Arraignment of John Flodder
>Anonymous, English : Hunt Is Up, for lyra viol (John Playford, Musicks Recreation on the Viol, Lyra-way)
>Traditional, English : Light o' Love, folk song
>Anonymous, English : The Poor People's Complaint, broadside ballad
>Anonymous, English : The Sick Tune
>Anonymous : Peg-a-ramsey
>Anonymous, English : The Cushion Dance
>Dowland, John [Composer] : Tarleton's Resurrection, for lute, P 59
>Anonymous, English : The Famous Ratcatcher (tune Tom a Bedlam)
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Notes & Reviews:

The finest songs from Shakespeare's plays, from Johnson's arrangement of 'Where the bee sucks' in 'The Tempest' to Morley's famous version of Feste's song, 'O mistress mine', from 'Twelfth Night'. Carefully researched and played on instruments of the period.



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Works Details

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Where the bee sucks
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1660

>Anonymous, English : Kemp's Gigue
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1600

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Mistresse mine, well may you fare (O Mistress Mine), song for voice with lute & bass viol
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Anonymous : Light of Love
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.

>Wilson, John : Take, O Take Those Lips Away
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1619

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : It was a lover and his lass, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Anonymous : Callino
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 22 sec.

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Full fathom five
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1611

>Anonymous : Passamezzo Pavan "Passymeasures-pavin"
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe)
  • Notes: Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, England (04/25/1997-04/28/1997)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jones, Robert (I) : Farewell, Dear Love
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1600

>Traditional, English : Greensleeves, folk song
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1600.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1600

>Anonymous, English : The Willow Song (a.k.a. "The Willow", "The Poor Soul Sat Sighing", "Willow, Willow")
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 8 sec.

>Anonymous : Sinkapace Galliard "Cinque pace"
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Hark, hark! the lark
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Traditional, English : Packington's Pound
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1596

>Anonymous, English : Bergamasca
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : Sellengers Round, roundel for lute (or consort)
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.

>Anonymous : Ring out your bells
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Pipe)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : Fortune my foe
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : The Arraignment of John Flodder
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.

>Anonymous, English : Fortune my foe
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : Hunt Is Up, for lyra viol (John Playford, Musicks Recreation on the Viol, Lyra-way)
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Written: 1661

>Traditional, English : Light o' Love, folk song
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : The Poor People's Complaint, broadside ballad
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Cittern); Matthew Spring (Lute); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 12 sec.

>Anonymous, English : The Sick Tune
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.

>Anonymous : Peg-a-ramsey
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1595

>Anonymous, English : The Cushion Dance
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.

>Dowland, John [Composer] : Tarleton's Resurrection, for lute, P 59
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Recorder); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Tabor)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1626

>Anonymous, English : The Famous Ratcatcher (tune Tom a Bedlam)
  • Performers: Matthew Spring (Lute); Matthew Spring (Cittern); Sara Stowe (Soprano); Sharon Lindo (Tabor); Sharon Lindo (Pipe); Sharon Lindo (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 10 sec.