Flanders Festival: Laus Polyphoniae

A note for non-members: During this crisis, we are honored to make our "classic" shows available to any who wishes to listen.

No membership is required. Simply click the "play" button below to listen and enjoy this classic show.

To view more of our classic shows, click here.

Program: #00-23   Air Date: May 31, 2000

NOTE: All of the music on this program is from a live performance from the 1999 Flanders International Music Festival. This program is from the "Laus Polyphoniae" series in Antwerp, and features the Concordia Ensemble with I Fagiolini. For more information on travel to Flanders, or about the Festival, you may contact the Belgian Tourist Office at www.visitbelgium.com.

Preservation of this program is made possible by a generous grant in honor of Dr. Ernest Mond.

 "THE CRIES OF LONDON": A Portrait of London, c. 1620;  music for Sir Anthony Van Dyck's London period.

 --ORLANDO GIBBONS: The Cries of London

 --THOMAS TOMKINS: Weepe no more thou sorry boy
       (from "Songs of 3,4,5, & 6 parts," London, 1622).

 --ORLANDO GIBBONS: Fantasies 3 and 4.

 --THOMAS RAVENSCROFT: Who liveth so merry;
       The Three ravens; Martin said to his man.
       (from "Melismata, Musical Phantasies, fitting
       for the Court, Citie, and Country Humours," London, 1611).

 --ORLANDO GIBBONS: In nomine.

 --RICHARD DERING: The Country Cries.

 --JOHN DOWLAND: Fine knacks for ladies.

 [--HEINRICH ISAAC: J'ay pris amours. from Metronome CD 1013]. 

Composer Info


CD Info

CD 1013

Note: The contact information in this episode may be out-of-date. You can contact us at this current link.

Thank you for listening to this show! If you enjoyed what you heard, click here to become a subscriber.

You’ll support our continuing mission to showcase early music, and you’ll gain access to our vast and unique selection of shows.