Children's Songs of Shakespeare's Time

Children's Songs of Shakespeare's Time
New York Pro Musica Antiqua - Noah Greenberg, dir.
Counterpoint CPT 540 [LP, mono]


    Thomas Ravenscroft
  1. It was a frog in the well
    John Hilton
    Round: Come let us all a-maying go
    John Bartlett
    Ayre (à 2): Whither runneth my sweetheart

  2. John Bull
  3. The Duke of Brunswick's Toye (instr.)

  4. Anon.
  5. Round I: Come Robin, lend to me thy bow
    Francis Pilkington
    The messenger of the delightful spring
    Thomas Morley
    Recorder duet: Shepherd's pipe

  6. Henry Purcell:
  7. When the cock begins to crow

  8. Anon.
  9. Round II: New Oysters, New Oysters
    Martin Peerson
    Ayre: Now, robin, laugh and sing
    Thomas Ravenscroft
    Willie, prithee go to bed

  10. ----
  11. Round III: Hey boy ho boy, news
    Round IV: Well rung Tom Boy
    Robert Jones
    Ayre: In Sherwood lived Stout Robin Hood

  12. John Bull
  13. Gigge: Dr Bull's my selfe (instr.)

  14. Thomas Morley
  15. About the Maypole new
    William Byrd
    Round: Hey, Ho to the Greenwood Now Let Us Go

  16. Thomas Ravenscroft
  17. There were three raven sat on a tree

  18. Thomas Morley:
  19. Now is the mont of maying

  20. Giles Farnaby
  21. A dreame (instr.)

  22. Thomas Campian
  23. Ayre: Jack and Joan they think no ill
    Francis Pilkington
    Rest, sweet nymphs, let golden sleep

Playing time: ??' ??"

The New York Pro Musica [Lois Roman (soprano), Ruth Daigon (soprano), Russell Oberlin (counter-tenor), Arthur Squires (tenor), Charles Bressler (tenor), Brayton Lewis (bass), Bernard Krainis (recorder), Elizabeth Kyburg (recorder), Blanche Winogron (virginals)] - Noah Greenberg, dir.

Release date: 1957

[1]-[3], [5]-[9], [11]-[12] Esoteric "Children's Series" ESJ-6 [LP, 25cm, mono] An Elizabethan Songbag for Young People
[4] Esoteric ES 519 [LP] Henry Purcell - John Blow: Instrumental and Vocal Selections
[10] Esoteric ES 520 [LP] Thomas Morley (1557-1603)

Everest 3145 [LP, mono] New York Pro Musica Memorial edition.
Everest 6145 [LP, electr. stereo] New York Pro Musica Memorial edition

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Information from owned LP (Esoteric and Everest), MELVYL and Medieval, Renaissance Music on Long-Playing Records (# 166).

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