In Nomine

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


  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.

And a second volume, recorded decades later:

In Nomine II
Signum Records 576

Back to the earlier summary....

Other broad collections featuring English music from the present ensemble:

The English Viol
Virgin Veritas "Edition" 61173
Heart's Ease
Music for viol consort from the late Tudor and early Stuart age
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
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