Flanders Festival: No Object Dearer

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Program: #00-28   Air Date: Jun 22, 2000

NOTE: The music on this program is from the 1999 Flanders International Music Festival, from the Antwerp "Laus Polyphoniae" series. The Concord Ensemble performed a program called "No Object Dearer": Elegies for Henry, Prince of Wales (d. 1612). For information about the Flanders Festival, for travel to Flanders, and about Flemish culture, you may contact the Belgian Tourist Board at www.visitbelgium.com.

 WILLIAM BYRD: Fantasy No. 3 in g minor.

 JOHN WARD: "No object dearer": Elegy for Henry, Prince of Wales.

 ORLANDO GIBBONS: Fantasy No. 4 a 6.

 GIBBONS: "Nay, let me weepe." (from 'The First Set of Madrigals
       and Motets apt for Viols and Voyces,' London, 1612).

 BYRD: Fantasy No. 2 in g minor.

 BYRD: "Fair Britain Isle": Elegy for Henry, Prince of Wales.

 additional material at end of program, featuring Tragicomedia
 directed by Stephen Stubbs (Hyperion CD CDA-66335):

 ROBERT JONES: Farewell, fond youth.

 JOHN DOWLAND: Flow my tears.

 JOHN COPRARIO: In darkness let me dwell.

Composer Info

WILLIAM BYRD, JOHN WARD, ORLANDO GIBBONS, ROBERT JONES, JOHN DOWLAND, JOHN COPRARIO

CD Info

CD CDA-66335

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