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An English Fancy - Works by Byrd, Hume, Lawes, Jenkins, Simpson, Baltzar, Locke, Purcell / Trio Settecento

> Sellinger's Round - Sellinger's Round
> Captain Humes Poeticall Musicke - Captain Humes Poeticall Musicke: Captain Hume Lamentation
> Fantasia-suite No. 8 in D major - I. Fantazia
> Fantasia-suite No. 8 in D major - II. Almaine, "la goutte"
> Fantasia-suite No. 8 in D major - III. Galliard
> Fantasia-suite in G minor - I. Fantasia
> Fantasia-suite in G minor - II. Air
> Fantasia-suite in G minor - III. Corant
> Little Consort: Suite in G minor-major - I. Pavane
> Little Consort: Suite in G minor-major - II. Corant
> Little Consort: Suite in G minor-major - III. Ayre
> Little Consort: Suite in G minor-major - IV. Corant
> Little Consort: Suite in G minor-major - V. Alman
> Little Consort: Suite in G minor-major - VI. Corant
> Little Consort: Suite in G minor-major - VII. Saraband
> John come kiss me now (from The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) - John come kiss me now (from The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book)
> For Several Friends: Suite in B flat major - I. Fantazie
> For Several Friends: Suite in B flat major - II. Pavan
> For Several Friends: Suite in B flat major - III. Ayre
> For Several Friends: Suite in B flat major - IV. Courante
> For Several Friends: Suite in B flat major - V. Sarabande
> For Several Friends: Suite in B flat major - VI. Jigg
> Bonduca, Z. 574, "The British Heroine" - Bonduca, Z. 574, "The British Heroine": Overture
> Distress'd Innocence, Z. 577 - Distress'd Innocence, Z. 577: III. Slow Aire
> The Virtuous Wife, Z. 611, "Good Luck at Last" - The Virtuous Wife, Z. 611, "Good Luck at Last": IV. Air
> The Married Beau, Z. 603, "The Curious Impertinent" - The Married Beau, Z. 603, "The Curious Impertinent": Hornpipe on a Ground
> The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - The Fairy Queen, Z. 629: Dance of the Chinese Man and Woman
> Pavan in B flat major, Z. 750 - Pavan in B flat major, Z. 750
> Abdelazar, Z. 570, "The Moor's Revenge": I. Overture - Abdelazar, Z. 570, "The Moor's Revenge": VII. Hornpipe

Album Summary

>Byrd, William : Sellinger's Round, variations for keyboard, MB 84
>Hume, Tobias : Captain Hume Lamentation (Poeticall Musicke)
>Lawes, William [Composer] : Fantasia-Suite no 8 for 2 violins, bass viol & continuo in D major
>Jenkins, John : Fantasy a 5 no 2 in G minor
>Simpson, Christopher : Suite for chamber ensemble in G minor/major ("The Little Consort")
>Baltzar, Thomas : John come kiss me now
>Locke, Matthew : Suite, for recorder (or violin), bass viol & optional continuo in B flat major (For Several Friends)
>Purcell, Henry : Bonduca
>Purcell, Henry : Distressed Innocence
>Purcell, Henry : The Virtuous Wife
>Purcell, Henry : The Married Beau
>Purcell, Henry : The Fairy Queen
>Purcell, Henry : Pavan for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo no 3 in B flat major, Z 750
>Purcell, Henry : Fairy Queen, Z 629
Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Trio Settecento, the "superlative Chicago-based early music ensemble" (Gramophone) completes its grand tour of the European Baroque with An English Fancy, its highly anticipated survey of English Baroque chamber works. It is the final leg of a musical journey that has delighted record collectors and critics alike. Early-instrument enthusiasts will be intrigued by the prominent role of the viola da gamba in this repertoire. Previous installments include An Italian Sojourn, A German Bouquet, and A French Soirée.

American Record Guide, March / April 2013
Lawes, Jenkins, Locke, and Simpson all contribute suites to this selection, Simpson's being The Little Consort Suite. The Purcell is a selection of airs, hornpipes, and dances from his various theater music. The program opens with Byrd's 'Sellinger's Rownde', which is a favorite of mine. This is a charming selection of pieces, charmingly played, and so very English!

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evans (08/01/2011-08/05/2011).



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>Byrd, William : Sellinger's Round, variations for keyboard, MB 84
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Hume, Tobias : Captain Hume Lamentation (Poeticall Musicke)
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1607

>Lawes, William [Composer] : Fantasia-Suite no 8 for 2 violins, bass viol & continuo in D major
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Jenkins, John : Fantasy á 5 no 2 in G minor
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1630

>Simpson, Christopher : Suite for chamber ensemble in G minor/major ("The Little Consort")
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Baltzar, Thomas : John come kiss me now
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Locke, Matthew : Suite, for recorder (or violin), bass viol & optional continuo in B flat major (For Several Friends)
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : Bonduca :: Overture
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1695

>Purcell, Henry : Distressed Innocence :: Slow Air
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1694

>Purcell, Henry : The Virtuous Wife :: Air
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1694

>Purcell, Henry : The Married Beau :: Hornpipe on a Ground
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1694

>Purcell, Henry : The Fairy Queen :: Dance for the Chinese Man and Woman
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1689

>Purcell, Henry : Pavan for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo no 3 in B flat major, Z 750
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1680

>Purcell, Henry : Fairy Queen, Z 629
  • Ensemble: Trio Settecento
  • Notes: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL (08/01/2011-08/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque