Lawes: The Royal Consort

Lawes: The Royal Consort
Three Consorts to the Organ
Phantasm - Laurence Dreyfus
Linn 470 [CDx2]

Contents:

    Royal Consort Sett No. 1 in d
  1. Aire (2)
  2. Alman (3)
  3. Corant (4)
  4. Corant (5)
  5. Saraband (6)

  6. Royal Consort Sett No. 4 in D
  7. Paven (22)
  8. Aire (23)
  9. Aire (24)
  10. Aire (25)
  11. Corant (26)
  12. Corant (27)
  13. Saraband (28)

  14. Royal Consort Sett No. 3 in d
  15. Aire (15)
  16. Aire (16)
  17. Corant (18)
  18. Alman (19)
  19. Corant (20)
  20. Saraband (21)

  21. Royal Consort Sett No. 5 in D
  22. Aire (29)
  23. Aire (30)
  24. Alman (31)
  25. Corant (32)
  26. Corant (33)
  27. Moriss (34)
  28. Saraband (35)

  29. Royal Consort Sett No. 8 in C
  30. Aire (50)
  31. Alman (51)
  32. Corant (52)
  33. Corant (53)
  34. Saraband (54)

  35. Royal Consort Sett No. 9 in F
  36. Paven (55)
  37. Aire (56)
  38. Alman (57)
  39. Corant (58)
  40. Alman (59)
  41. Corant (60)
  42. Saraband (61)

  43. IV Set a5 in F "to the Organ"
  44. Fantazy
  45. Paven
  46. Aire
    Royal Consort Sett No. 2 in d
  1. Paven (8)
  2. Aire (9)
  3. Aire (10)
  4. Galliard (11)
  5. Corant (12)
  6. Saraband (28)

  7. Royal Consort Sett No. 6 in D
  8. Aire (37)
  9. Alman (38)
  10. Corant (39)
  11. Moriss (41)

  12. Royal Consort Sett No. 7 in a
  13. Aire (43)
  14. Alman (44)
  15. Alman (45)
  16. Aire (46)
  17. Corant (47)
  18. Saraband (48)

  19. Royal Consort Sett No. 10 in Bb
  20. Paven (62)
  21. Alman (63)
  22. Corant (64)
  23. Alman (65)
  24. Corant (66)
  25. Saraband (67)

  26. Sett a4 in d
  27. Paven (76)
  28. Alman (260)
  29. Saraband (264)

  30. X Set a6 in c "to the Organ"
  31. Fantazy (1)
  32. Fantazy (2)
  33. Inomine
  34. Aire

  35. VII Set a6 in C "to the Organ"
  36. Fantazy (1)
  37. Fantazy (2)
  38. Aire

Performers: Laurence Dreyfus (treble viol), Emilia Benjamin (treble viol), Jonathan Manson (tenor viol), Mikko Perkola (tenor & bass viols), Markku Luolajan-Mikkola (bass viol); Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo), Daniel Hyde (organ), Emily Ashton (tenor viol)

Playing time: 144'

Recording dates: August 2013, August 2014 & September 2014 (Oxford); released: 2015

This is Lawes' version of The Royal Consort (a name apparently applied only later) for four viols & theorbo, supplemented in the program by some other sets with varying instrumentation.

The ensemble's previous recording devoted to Lawes, including music related to the latter sets:

Lawes: Consorts to the organ
Phantasm - Laurence Dreyfus
Linn Records 399

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Todd M. McComb