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Once I Had a Sweetheart, songs of yearning, bliss and despair by Lawes, Wilbye, Wilson et al / Evelyn Tubb, soprano

Album Summary

>Brewer, Thomas : Drowsy sun, why dost thou stay?
>Jones, Robert (I) : Fie, what a coil is here!
>Brewer, Thomas : Mistake Me Not
>Wilson, John : Why lovely boy
>Anonymous, English : I Am a Poor and Harmless Maid
>Anonymous, English : There Was a Maid the Other Day
>Anonymous, English : John, You're My Husband's Man
>Anonymous, English : The Dark Is My Delight
>Anonymous, English : Sweet, Stay Awhile (British Library Add. MS 29481)
>Lawes, Henry : My sweetest bird
>Lawes, Henry : Come, sad turtle
>Anonymous, English : Amintor, Ah, Thou Faithless Swain
>Coleman, Charles : Wilt thou be gone
>Ramsey, Robert : Go, Perjur'd Man, and If You Ever Return
>Johnson, Robert (II) : As I walked forth
>Anonymous, English : In a Green Meadow
>Traditional, English : Once I Had a Sweetheart
>Anonymous, English : Baloo, My Babe
>Coleman, Charles : Farewell, fond Love
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Woods, rocks and mountains
>Anonymous, English : Drop Golden Showers
>Wilbye, John [Composer] : Weep, Weep, Mine Eyes, My Heart Can Take No Rest, madrigal
>Anonymous, English : Venus Went Wand'ring
>Coleman, Charles : Wake, my Adonis, do not die
Performers Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This project is a continuation of 17th century English songs whose lyrics look at life from a female viewpoint, exploring a woman's feelings and experiences. Beautifully sung by Evelyn Tubb, this disc is a great find for all music lovers interested in the development of English vocal music.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Forde Abbey, Dorset (03/1993/06/1993).



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>Brewer, Thomas : Drowsy sun, why dost thou stay?
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jones, Robert (I) : Fie, what a coil is here!
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Brewer, Thomas : Mistake Me Not
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Wilson, John : Why lovely boy
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 1 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Anonymous, English : I Am a Poor and Harmless Maid
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb

>Anonymous, English : There Was a Maid the Other Day
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.

>Anonymous, English : John, You're My Husband's Man
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 1 min. 39 sec.

>Anonymous, English : The Dark Is My Delight
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 1 min. 22 sec.

>Anonymous, English : Sweet, Stay Awhile (British Library Add. MS 29481)
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.

>Lawes, Henry : My sweetest bird
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Lawes, Henry : Come, sad turtle
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Anonymous, English : Amintor, Ah, Thou Faithless Swain
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.

>Coleman, Charles : Wilt thou be gone
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Ramsey, Robert : Go, Perjur'd Man, and If You Ever Return
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Johnson, Robert (II) : As I walked forth
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : In a Green Meadow
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.

>Traditional, English : Once I Had a Sweetheart
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.

>Anonymous, English : Baloo, My Babe
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.

>Coleman, Charles : Farewell, fond Love
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Woods, rocks and mountains
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : Drop Golden Showers
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal

>Wilbye, John [Composer] : Weep, Weep, Mine Eyes, My Heart Can Take No Rest, madrigal
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1609

>Anonymous, English : Venus Went Wand'ring
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.

>Coleman, Charles : Wake, my Adonis, do not die
  • Performers: Michael Fields (Lute); Evelyn Tubb
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque