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A Golden Treasury of Elizabethan Songs

$ 9.99

Features the typical instruments, composers and styles that were current in Elizabethan England. Dances (both courtly and rustic), songs, anthems, viol consorts, recorder consorts, lute solos and music for virginals, shawms, cornetts, curtals, etc. The album is a compilation drawn from our catalogue and serves as an excellent introduction to the fine music of this period.

“An excellent introduction [...] the performances are all of the highest quality [...] the period instruments convey the vivid flavour of the music [...] the recorded sound is rich and warm [...] a Cook's tour of Elizabethan music” American Record Guide

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Sellingers rownde
Arr. Jeremy Barlow
The Broadside Band


Bergamasca
Arr. Jeremy Barlow
The Broadside Band


Coventry Carol
Arr. Roderick Skeaping
Sneak's Noyse


Passamezzo Pavan
Arr. Jeremy Barlow
George Weigand (lute)


La Gamba
The York Waits


Dance: La Doune Cella
The York Waits


Greensleeves
Arr. Jeremy Barlow
John Potter (tenor), The Broadside Band


Dance: Crimson Velvet
The York Waites


Song: There dwelt a man in Babylon
Arr. Jeremy Barlow
Deborah Roberts (soprano), The Broadside Band


Come live with me and be my love
Arr. Jeremy Barlow
John Potter (tenor), The Broadside Band


Bonny Sweet Robin
George Weigand (lute)


Sweet was the song the Virgin sang
Red Byrd, The Rose Consort of Viols


Dance: Staines Morris
Fortune my Foe
Arr. Jeremy Barlow
John Potter (tenor), Deborah Roberts (soprano), The Broadside Band


Dance: Dulcina / All You That Love Good Fellowes
The York Waits


Willow song
Arr. Jeremy Barlow
Deborah Roberts (soprano), The Broadside Band


Dance: La Bounette
The York Waits


Byrd:
Fantasia a 5
The Rose Consort of Viols


Dowland:
Go Crystal tears
Caroline Trevor (soprano), The Rose Consort of Viols


Lachrimae Coactae
The Rose Consort of Viols


Farnaby, G:
A Toye
Richard Burnett (virginal)


Gibbons, O:
This is the Record of John
Red Byrd, The Rose Consort of Viols


Holborne:
The night watch
The York Waits


Heigh ho holiday
The York Waits


Cradle Pavan
The York Waits


Jones, Robert:
Farewell Dear Love
John Potter (tenor), The Broadside Band


Parsons, R:
In Nomine à 5 for 5 viols
Fretwork


Tallis:
Libera nos, salva nos à 5 for 5 viols, lute
Fretwork


Tomkins:
Sing unto God
Red Byrd, The Rose Consort of Viols