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John Jenkins: The Pleasing Slumber, Aires for a treble, lyra, bass and harpsichord / Sophie Gent, Philippe Pierlot, Romina Lischka, François Guerrier

Audio Samples

>Jenkins, John : Work(s)
>     Pavine
>     Almaine
>     Coranto
>     Saraband
>     Sonata
>     Aire
>     Coranto
>     Saraband
>     Pavan
>     Fantasy
>     Almand
>     Corant
>Jenkins, John : Fantasia-Suite for violin, viol & organ no 1
>Jenkins, John : The Five Bells, suite for lyra viol consort in D major
>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D major
>     Ecco Coranto
>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D minor
>     Almaine
>     Coranto
>     Saraband
>     The Pleasing Slumber

Album Summary

>Jenkins, John : Work(s)
>Jenkins, John : Fantasia-Suite for violin, viol & organ no 1
>Jenkins, John : The Five Bells, suite for lyra viol consort in D major
>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D major
>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D minor
Performers Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Expedition Audio Recommended
Consort music of this period often had a melancholy air to it and indeed, much of Jenkins' music on this album is quiet and somber. However, a good number of these pieces are actually rather jaunty. Differing in character, two are provided as samples - a buoyant Saraband and the title track for the album, an Aire titled The Pleasing Slumber. ... read more ...

John Jenkins died at the age of 86. During his long career, he was appreciated both for his musical and human qualities. This recording explores two particular aspects of his abundant and varied compositions: the lyra-viol consorts and the virtuoso fancy-suites for violin, bass viol, and organ.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008).



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Works Details

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Pavine
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); François Guerrier (Organ)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Almaine
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); François Guerrier (Organ)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Coranto
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); François Guerrier (Organ)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Saraband
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Sonata
  • Performers: Philippe Pierlot (Viol); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); Sophie Gent (Violin)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Aire
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Coranto
  • Performers: François Guerrier (Harpsichord); Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Saraband
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Fantasia-Suite for violin, viol & organ no 1
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); François Guerrier (Organ); Philippe Pierlot (Viol)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : The Five Bells, suite for lyra viol consort in D major
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Pavan
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); François Guerrier (Organ)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D major :: Ecco Coranto
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Fantasy
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); Philippe Pierlot (Viol)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Almand
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); François Guerrier (Organ); Philippe Pierlot (Viol)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Work(s) :: Corant
  • Performers: François Guerrier (Harpsichord); Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); Philippe Pierlot (Viol)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D minor :: Almaine
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); Philippe Pierlot (Viol); Romina Lischka (Viola da gamba)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D minor :: Coranto
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Organ); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); Philippe Pierlot (Viol); Romina Lischka (Viola da gamba)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D minor :: Saraband
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); François Guerrier (Organ); Philippe Pierlot (Viol); Romina Lischka (Viola da gamba)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Suite (Divisions) for lyra viol consort in D minor :: The Pleasing Slumber
  • Performers: Sophie Gent (Violin); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); François Guerrier (Organ); Philippe Pierlot (Viol); Romina Lischka (Viola da gamba)
  • Notes: L'Église de Basse-Bodeux, Belgique (10/16/2008-10/18/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque