Performers: Wendy Gillespie (treble & alto viols), Sarah Cunningham (tenor & alto viols), Sarah Groser (small bass & tenor viols), Richard Cunningham (consort bass viol), Alison Crum (great bass viol), Jakob Lindberg (lute, bandora, cittern)
Playing time: 69'
Recording date: December 1989 & February 1990 (Petruskyrkan, Stocksund, Sweden)
The consort pieces on this recording are taken from Holborne's large printed collection of 1599. They were considered suitable for viols, violins, or wind instruments. Many of them are lighter in character than much of the consort output of the time.
Similar programs, featuring recorders & violins respectively:
Holborne also wrote a substantial amount of music for plucked string instruments, together with Dowland's, the largest such output in England. Some is included on the present recording. Other such recordings:
Holborne also wrote pieces specifically for cittern & bandora.
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