Playing time: 46' 30"
Jordi Savall, Christophe Coin, Sergi Casademunt
(alto viola da gamba, tenor viola da gamba, bass viola da gamba, consort bass viola da gamba)
Recording site and date:
Church of Bärschwill, Switzerland [08/1979];
Rel.: 1980 (AS), 1989 (E), 11/30/1999 (ES)
Information from LP & CD.
John Coprario (c.1575-1626) worked for English princes of his era, and together with Orlando Gibbons and others, set about to modernize English consort writing.
This recording presents only a small subset of Coprario's consort music. His influence was very sizable when it came to determining the future disposition of English consort music.
Another recording, including the later composers William Lawes & Matthew Locke:
A recording of consort music by one of Coprario's major contemporaries:
A recording of solo viol music by a marginal contemporary:
And a recording featuring Coprario's vocal music:
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