England: Tudors and Stuarts II

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Program: #12-46   Air Date: Oct 29, 2012

More from the 16th and 17th century in England: Christopher Gibbons, and consort music and song from the mid 17th century.

NOTE: All of the music on this program comes from recent releases celebrating music from England, 1500-1690. The first three CDs are from show 1, the second three from show 2.


IV. Christopher Gibbons: Motets, Anthems, Fantasias & Voluntaries. (Academy of Ancient Music & Choir/Richard Egarr, dir. & organ). Harmonia Mundi CD HMU 807551.


Fantasy-suite in d minor.
O bone Jesu.

V. O Poore Distracted World!: English Songs and Anthems (Les Voix Baroques/Alexander Weimann, dir,). Atma Classics ACD2 2630.

--JOHN COPERARIO (c.1570-1626): Funeral Teares VII: O poore distracted world!

--HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695): Let mine eyes run down with tears.

--THOMAS LUPO (1571-1627) (? or Theophilus Lupo, fl. 1640s): O Lord come pity my complaint.

--JOHN MILTON (1563-1647): I said in the cutting of my days.

--THOMAS WEELKES (1576-1623): O happy he whom Thou protect'st.

VI. William Lawes: Consorts to the Organ (Phantasm with Daniel Hyde, organ). Linn CD 399.

--WILLIAM LAWES (1602-1645): Set a 5 in c  minor:

Fantasia a 5
Aire a 5 No. 1
Paven a 5
Aire a 5 No. 2

Composer Info

CHRISTOPHER GIBBONS (1615-1676), JOHN COPERARIO (c.1570-1626), HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695), THOMAS LUPO (1571-1627), JOHN MILTON (1563-1647), THOMAS WEELKES (1576-1623), WILLIAM LAWES (1602-1645):

CD Info

Linn CD 399, Atma Classics ACD2 2630, CD HMU 807551