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The Sound of Shakespeare - Music by John Downland, William Byrd, Thomas Morley & Robert Johnson / Various artists

Album Summary

>Anonymous : Nuttmigs and Ginger, for consort
>Anonymous, English : Watkin's Ale, song
>Kete, Edmund : Barrow Faustus Dreame for ensemble
>Anonymous : Stingo
>Anonymous, English : Paggington's Pound
>Traditional, Scottish : Bonny sweet boy, folk song
>Anonymous : Willson's Wilde
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Care charming sleep
>Johnson, John : Short Almain for 2 lutes
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Away Delights, for soprano voice & 10-string lute
>Anonymous, English : Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone, ballad
>Anonymous : Passamezzo Moderno
>Anonymous : Green Garters
>Anonymous, English : Fortune my foe
>Azzaiolo, Fillippo : Chi passa per 'sta strada, for voices, lutes & violin
>Anonymous : Bonnie sweet Robin
>Anonymous, English : Guillims Dumpe
>Anonymous : O Deathe, Rock Me A-Sleepe
>Woodcock, Clement : Browning My Dere, for 5 recorders
>Woodcock, Clement : Hackney for recorders
>Anonymous : My Lord Willoughbies Welcome Home
>Campion, Thomas : What if a day, or a month, or a year, for voice
>Anonymous : Greensleeves (Balcarres Lute Book)
>Traditional, English : Grimstock
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Joyne Hands, for consort of instruments (from "The First Booke of Consort Lessons")
>Philips, Peter : Phillips Paven
>Philips, Peter : Galliard to Phillips Pavin
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sing wee and chaunt it, madrigal for 5 voices
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : O griefe, even on the bud, madrigal for 5 voices
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Our bonny boots could toote it, madrigal for 5 voices
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Pavin for lute (published in "A Varietie of Lute-Lessons")
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Galliard, arr. by P.Phillip's to be paired with the Pavin ("set by Mr Heyborne"), for consort of 5
>Conversi, Giovanni : Sola Soletta
>Strogers, Nicholas : In Nomine, pavan, for treble viol, flute, bass viol, cittern, pandora & lute
>Strogers, Nicholas : In Nomine, galliard, for flute, bass viol, cittern, pandora & lute
>Anonymous : La Coranto
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sleepe slumbring eyes, song for voice with lute & bass viol
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Thirsis and Milla, song in 2 sections for voice with lute & bass viol
>Anonymous, English : Monsieurs (Mousieurs) Almain
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sacred End Pavan, for lute
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sacred End Galliard, for lute (poss. spurious)
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Pavin and galliard, for keyboard in D minor ("set by Mr Heyborne")
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : A painted tale, song for voice with lute & bass viol
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Faire in a morne, song for voice with lute & bass viol
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sayd I that Amarillis, madrigal for 5 voices
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Now is the gentle season, madrigal in 2 sections for 4 voices
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Harke; Alleluia cheerely, madrigal for 6 voices
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Hard by a cristall fountaine, madrigal for 6 voices
>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Now is the month of maying, madrigal for 5 voices
>Anonymous, English : O Mistresse Mine
>Anonymous, English : My Lord of Oxenfords Maske
>Dowland, John [Composer] : Go crystal tears, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
>Dowland, John [Composer] : Awake sweet love, thou art returned, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
>Dowland, John [Composer] : His golden locks Time has to silver turned, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
>Dowland, John [Composer] : Now, O now I needs must part, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
>Dowland, John [Composer] : A Shepherd in a shade, for 4 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
>Dowland, John [Composer] : What if I never speed?, for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs)
>Byrd, William : Ye sacred muses "Elegy for Thomas Tallis"
>Byrd, William : Songs of Sundrie Natures, for 3 to 6 voices, complete
>Byrd, William : Who Made Thee, Hob, Forsake the Plough?, dialogue for 2 voices & 4 viols
>Byrd, William : Come woeful Orpheus, madrigal for 5 voices (SSATB)
>Byrd, William : Psalmes, Sonets and Songs
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Corant, for lute
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Where the bee sucks
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Fantasia for lute (from Lord Herbert of Cherbury's Lute Book)
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Hark, hark! the lark
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Pavan 1 for lute in C minor
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Come heavy sleep, for treble voice and lute
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Galliard
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Full fathom five
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Alman for lute
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Have you seen but a white lily grow?
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Almayne 3 for lute (from Margaret Board Lute Book)
>Johnson, Robert (II) : Tell me, dearest
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Notes & Reviews:

The Golden Age of Music & Theatre: The times of William Shakespeare (1564–1616) offered much more than great theatre. Those were years when music flourished, a time of saucy street ballads, of melancholy lute-songs and madrigals. Great artists of the early music scene convey us into this seemingly distant world and bring it to life...

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (01/1991); Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset (01/1991); Haberdashers' Askes School, Hertfordshire (01/1991); Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (03/1986); Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset (03/1986); Haberdashers' Askes School, Hertfordshire (03/1986); Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (05/1988-06/1988); Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset (05/1988-06/1988); Haberdashers' Askes School, Hertfordshire (05/1988-06/1988); Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (06/1990); Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset (06/1990); Haberdashers' Askes School, Hertfordshire (06/1990); Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (09/1988); Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset (09/1988); Haberdashers' Askes School, Hertfordshire (09/1988).



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>Anonymous : Nuttmigs and Ginger, for consort
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1595

>Anonymous, English : Watkin's Ale, song
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 1600

>Kete, Edmund : Barrow Faustus Dreame for ensemble
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1609

>Anonymous : Stingo
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : Paggington's Pound
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal

>Traditional, Scottish : Bonny sweet boy, folk song
  • Performer: Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous : Willson's Wilde
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Care charming sleep
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1614

>Johnson, John : Short Almain for 2 lutes
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Away Delights, for soprano voice & 10-string lute
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1612

>Anonymous, English : Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone, ballad
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous : Passamezzo Moderno
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous : Green Garters
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : Fortune my foe
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Azzaiolo, Fillippo : Chi passa per 'sta strada, for voices, lutes & violin
  • Performers: David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1557

>Anonymous : Bonnie sweet Robin
  • Performer: Christel Thielmann (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.

>Anonymous, English : Guillims Dumpe
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous : O Deathe, Rock Me A-Sleepe
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Woodcock, Clement : Browning My Dere, for 5 recorders
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Woodcock, Clement : Hackney for recorders
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous : My Lord Willoughbies Welcome Home
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Campion, Thomas : What if a day, or a month, or a year, for voice
  • Performers: Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous : Greensleeves (Balcarres Lute Book)
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Written: 1600

>Traditional, English : Grimstock
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1595

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Joyne Hands, for consort of instruments (from "The First Booke of Consort Lessons")
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1599

>Philips, Peter : Phillips Paven
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Philips, Peter : Galliard to Phillips Pavin
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sing wee and chaunt it, madrigal for 5 voices
  • Performers: Ellen Hargis (Soprano); Mark Padmore; John Potter; Emily van Evera (Soprano); Richard Wistreich
  • Notes: Composition written: By 1595.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: by 1595

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : O griefe, even on the bud, madrigal for 5 voices
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Mark Padmore; John Potter; Emily van Evera (Soprano); Richard Wistreich
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1597

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Our bonny boots could toote it, madrigal for 5 voices
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Mark Padmore; John Potter; Emily van Evera (Soprano); Richard Wistreich
  • Running Time: 1 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1597

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Pavin for lute (published in "A Varietie of Lute-Lessons")
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Galliard, arr. by P.Phillip's to be paired with the Pavin ("set by Mr Heyborne"), for consort of 5
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Conversi, Giovanni : Sola Soletta
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Strogers, Nicholas : In Nomine, pavan, for treble viol, flute, bass viol, cittern, pandora & lute
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Strogers, Nicholas : In Nomine, galliard, for flute, bass viol, cittern, pandora & lute
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous : La Coranto
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sleepe slumbring eyes, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Thirsis and Milla, song in 2 sections for voice with lute & bass viol
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); John Potter
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Anonymous, English : Monsieurs (Mousieurs) Almain
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sacred End Pavan, for lute
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sacred End Galliard, for lute (poss. spurious)
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Pavin and galliard, for keyboard in D minor ("set by Mr Heyborne")
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : A painted tale, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Viol); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Faire in a morne, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Viol); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Sayd I that Amarillis, madrigal for 5 voices
  • Performers: Ellen Hargis (Soprano); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Mark Padmore; John Potter; Richard Wistreich
  • Running Time: 1 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1597

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Now is the gentle season, madrigal in 2 sections for 4 voices
  • Performers: Mark Padmore; John Potter; Emily van Evera (Soprano); Richard Wistreich
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1594

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Harke; Alleluia cheerely, madrigal for 6 voices
  • Performers: Ellen Hargis (Soprano); Ian Honeyman (Tenor); Mark Padmore; John Potter; Richard Wistreich
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: by 1597

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Hard by a cristall fountaine, madrigal for 6 voices
  • Performers: Ellen Hargis (Soprano); Mark Padmore; John Potter; Emily van Evera (Soprano); Richard Wistreich
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1601

>Morley, Thomas [Composer] : Now is the month of maying, madrigal for 5 voices
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Notes: Composition written: By 1595.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: by 1595

>Anonymous, English : O Mistresse Mine
  • Performers: Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Paul O'Dette (Lute); John Potter
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Anonymous, English : My Lord of Oxenfords Maske
  • Performers: David Douglass (Recorder); David Douglass (Violin); Lyle Nordstrom (Lute); Lyle Nordstrom (Pandora); Lyle Nordstrom (Recorder); Patricia Nordstrom (Cittern); Patricia Nordstrom (Recorder); Paul O'Dette (Lute); Christel Thielmann (Recorder); Emily van Evera (Flute); Emily van Evera (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Dowland, John [Composer] : Go crystal tears, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Richard Campbell (Viol); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Stephen Stubbs (Lute); John Toll (Organ)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1597

>Dowland, John [Composer] : Awake sweet love, thou art returned, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Richard Campbell (Viol); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Stephen Stubbs (Lute); John Toll (Organ)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1597

>Dowland, John [Composer] : His golden locks Time has to silver turned, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Richard Campbell (Viol); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Stephen Stubbs (Lute); John Toll (Organ)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1597

>Dowland, John [Composer] : Now, O now I needs must part, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Richard Campbell (Viol); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Stephen Stubbs (Lute); John Toll (Organ)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1597

>Dowland, John [Composer] : A Shepherd in a shade, for 4 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Richard Campbell (Viol); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Stephen Stubbs (Lute); John Toll (Organ)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1600

>Dowland, John [Composer] : What if I never speed?, for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Richard Campbell (Viol); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Stephen Stubbs (Lute); John Toll (Organ)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1603

>Byrd, William : Ye sacred muses "Elegy for Thomas Tallis"
  • Performers: David Beavan (Bass); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Gillian Fisher (Soprano); Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Ashley Stafford (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Hillier
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1590

>Byrd, William : Songs of Sundrie Natures, for 3 to 6 voices, complete
  • Performers: David Beavan (Bass); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Gillian Fisher (Soprano); Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Ashley Stafford (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Hillier
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Running Time: 7 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Byrd, William : Who Made Thee, Hob, Forsake the Plough?, dialogue for 2 voices & 4 viols
  • Performers: David Beavan (Bass); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Gillian Fisher (Soprano); Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Ashley Stafford (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Hillier
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1589

>Byrd, William : Come woeful Orpheus, madrigal for 5 voices (SSATB)
  • Performers: David Beavan (Bass); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Gillian Fisher (Soprano); Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Ashley Stafford (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Hillier
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1611

>Byrd, William : Psalmes, Sonets and Songs
  • Performers: David Beavan (Bass); Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Gillian Fisher (Soprano); Paul Hillier (Bass); David James (Countertenor); John Potter; Ashley Stafford (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Hillier
  • Ensemble: London Baroque
  • Running Time: 5 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1588

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Corant, for lute
  • Performer: Anthony Rooley (Lute)
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Where the bee sucks
  • Performers: Emma Kirkby (Soprano); Anthony Rooley (Lute); David Thomas (Bass)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1660

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Fantasia for lute (from Lord Herbert of Cherbury's Lute Book)
  • Performer: Anthony Rooley (Lute)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Hark, hark! the lark
  • Performers: Emma Kirkby (Soprano); Anthony Rooley (Lute)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Pavan 1 for lute in C minor
  • Performer: Anthony Rooley (Lute)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Come heavy sleep, for treble voice and lute
  • Performers: Emma Kirkby (Soprano); Anthony Rooley (Lute)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 16th Century

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Galliard
  • Performer: Anthony Rooley (Lute)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Full fathom five
  • Performers: Anthony Rooley (Lute); David Thomas (Bass)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1611

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Alman for lute
  • Performer: Anthony Rooley (Lute)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1600-1615

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Have you seen but a white lily grow?
  • Performers: Anthony Rooley (Lute); David Thomas (Bass)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1616

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Almayne 3 for lute (from Margaret Board Lute Book)
  • Performer: Anthony Rooley (Lute)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Johnson, Robert (II) : Tell me, dearest
  • Performers: Emma Kirkby (Soprano); Anthony Rooley (Lute); David Thomas (Bass)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance