In Nomine

In Nomine
16th C. English music for viols
Fretwork
Amon Ra 29

Contents:

  1. Tallis: In Nomine (a 4) no. 1
  2. Tye: In Nomine (a 5) 'Crye'
  3. Tye: In Nomine (a 5) 'Trust'
  4. Tallis: Solfaing Song (a 5)
  5. Cornysh: Fa la sol (a 3)
  6. Baldwin: In Nomine (a 4)
  7. Tallis: Fantasia (a 5)
  8. Bull: In Nomine (a 5)
  9. Byrd: In Nomine (a 4) no. 2
  10. Byrd: Fantasia (a 3) no. 3
  11. Taverner: In Nomine (lute)
  12. Tallis: In Nomine (a 4) no. 2
  13. Preston: O lux beata Trinitas (a 3)
  14. Johnson: In Nomine (a 4)
  15. Parsons: In Nomine (a 5)
  16. Parsons: Ut re mi fa sol la (a 4)
  17. Ferrabosco: In Nomine (a 5)
  18. Ferrabosco: Lute fantasia no. 5
  19. Ferrabosco: Fantasia (a 4)
  20. Tallis: Libera nos, salva nos (a 4)
  21. Taverner: In Nomine (a 4)

Performers: Richard Campbell, Julia Hodgson, Elizabeth Liddle, Richard Boothby, William Hunt, Christopher Wilson

Playing time: 60'

Recording date: February 1987

This recording focuses on the In Nomine genre, including some of the most abstract consort items of the period. It includes the complete viol output of Tallis.

Other broad collections featuring English music from the present ensemble:

The English Viol
Fretwork
Virgin Veritas "Edition" 61173
Heart's Ease
Music for viol consort from the late Tudor and early Stuart age
Fretwork
Virgin Veritas 59667
Armada: Music from the courts of Philip II and Elizabeth I
Fretwork / Michael Chance
Virgin Classics 90722
A Play of Passion
Songs for the Stage and Consort Music
Fretwork / Jeremy Budd / Michael Chance
Virgin Veritas 45007
Celestiall Witchcraft
The Private Music of Henry and Charles, Princes of Wales
Fretwork / Mark Padmore / Nigel North
Virgin Veritas 45346

A recording devoted to Ferrabosco:

Ferrabosco I & II: Consort Music
Rose Consort of Viols
CPO 999 859

Another significant survey of the English consort literature:

Crye - Musical tears and meditations from the English Golden Age
Concordia - Mark Levy
Metronome 1020

And a program featuring some modern music:

Sit Fast
Fretwork
Virgin 45217

An instrumental program on a variety of instruments:

The Faces of Melancholy
Ayres both Grave and Light for Viols or other Musicall Instruments
Isabella d'Este
Symphonia 93022

A classic LP devoted to this repertory on recorder:

Altenglische Consortmusik
The first book of concert lessons - Thomas Morley
Linde Consort
EMI Reflexe 30 105

And a recording featuring this music, along with a broader selection of repertory, performed by recorder consort:

Res Musice: The Passion of Reason
The Sour Cream Legacy
Frans Brüggen / Kees Boeke / Walter van Hauwe
Glossa "Nouvelle Vision" 921102 (2 CDs)

Finally, a recording features some of the small volume of English organ music which survives from the earlier 16th century:

Early English Organ Music, Volume 2
Joseph Payne
Naxos 8.550719

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Todd M. McComb