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'The Moon of Wintertime' - The Best of the Quadriga Consort

Album Summary

>Traditional, Scottish : John Barleycorn, folk song
>Newerkla, Nikolaus : James Betagh / James Betagh Jig, medley for consort (after Turlough O'Carolan)
>Traditional, Scottish : Chi mi na mor-bheanna
>Traditional, Christmas : On a Cold Winter's Day, carol (Irish)
>Newerkla, Nikolaus : Hamish the Carpenter / There Cam' a Young Man / Hills of Glenorchy / Jenny Nettles, medley of tradit
>Traditional, English : The Willow Tree
>Traditional, Christmas : The Huron Carol ("'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime"), carol (Quebecois)
>Traditional, English : The Maid Who Sold Her Barley
>Newerkla, Nikolaus : Carolan's Cup / The Two William Davises, medley for consort (after Turlough O'Carolan)
>O'Carolan, Turlough : Miss Noble
>Traditional, Scottish : Pulling the Sea-Dulse, traditional sea shanty
>Newerkla, Nikolaus : Boyne Water / Morrison's Jig, medley of traditional Irish melodies for consort
>Traditional, English : Flowers in the Valley, song
>Traditional, English : Captain James, traditional sea shanty
>Traditional, Scottish : Puirt a beul (Mouth Music)
>Gow, Niel : Lament for the Death of his Second Wife
>Traditional, English : The Saucy Sailor, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Wraggle Taggle Gypsies, O!, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Drunken Sailor, traditional sea shanty ("What Shall We Do With a Drunken Sailor?")
>Traditional, Irish : The Cliffs of Doneen, folk song
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Notes & Reviews:

The Austrian ensemble Quadriga Consort has enthralled international audiences with old popular music from the British Isles and is well-known for its exciting appearances that rival pop concerts. The songs and new arrangements of often rarely recorded melodies deal with love and yearning, joy and melancholy. Quadriga Consort, an Austrian ensemble of seven, conducted by harpsichordist Nikolaus Newerkla, has excelled in international competitions and performs at festivals throughout Europe and the USA.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Salzhof, Freistadt, Austria (01/05/2009).



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Works Details

>Traditional, Scottish : John Barleycorn, folk song
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Newerkla
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 5 min. 14 sec.
  • Form: Vocal

>Newerkla, Nikolaus : James Betagh / James Betagh Jig, medley for consort (after Turlough O'Carolan)
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional, Scottish : Chì mi na mòr-bheanna
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.

>Traditional, Christmas : On a Cold Winter's Day, carol (Irish)
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Newerkla, Nikolaus : Hamish the Carpenter / There Cam' a Young Man / Hills of Glenorchy / Jenny Nettles, medley of tradit
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional, English : The Willow Tree
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.

>Traditional, Christmas : The Huron Carol ("'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime"), carol (Quebecois)
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, English : The Maid Who Sold Her Barley
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.

>Newerkla, Nikolaus : Carolan's Cup / The Two William Davises, medley for consort (after Turlough O'Carolan)
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>O'Carolan, Turlough : Miss Noble
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Traditional, Scottish : Pulling the Sea-Dulse, traditional sea shanty
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.

>Newerkla, Nikolaus : Boyne Water / Morrison's Jig, medley of traditional Irish melodies for consort
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional, English : Flowers in the Valley, song
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 6 min. 42 sec.

>Traditional, English : Captain James, traditional sea shanty
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.

>Traditional, Scottish : Puirt a beul (Mouth Music)
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.

>Gow, Niel : Lament for the Death of his Second Wife
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Traditional, English : The Saucy Sailor, folk song
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.

>Traditional, English : The Wraggle Taggle Gypsies, O!, folk song
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.

>Traditional, English : The Drunken Sailor, traditional sea shanty ("What Shall We Do With a Drunken Sailor?")
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.

>Traditional, Irish : The Cliffs of Doneen, folk song
  • Ensemble: Quadriga Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.