Alfred Deller « The Complete Vanguard Recordings », Volume FIVE

Alfred Deller « The Complete Vanguard Recordings », Volume FIVE
English, French and Italian Madrigals
Alfred Deller – The Deller Consort
Musical Concepts MC 196 [CDx6 + CD-ROM]

Contents:

    CD-1
    Madrigals of Thomas Morley and John Wilbye

    Thomas Morley

    The First Booke of Balletts to Five Voyces (1595)
  1. iii: Now is the month for maying

  2. Madrigalls to Foure Voyces ... The First Booke (1594)
  3. vii: In dew of roses

  4. The First Booke of Balletts to Five Voyces (1595)
  5. ii: Shoot, false Love, I care not

  6. The First Booke of Canzonets to Two Voyces (1595)
  7. vii: Miraculous love's wounding!

  8. Canzonets or Little Short Aers to Five and Sixe Voyces (1597)
  9. xxi: Hark, alleluia cheerly

  10. Canzonets or Little Short Songs to Three Voyces (1593)
  11. xx: Arise, get up, my dear

  12. The First Booke of Balletts to Five Voyces (1595)
  13. xix: Leave this tormenting

  14. The First Booke of Canzonets to Two Voyces (1595)
  15. v: I go before, my darling

  16. The First set of English Madrigals (1594)
  17. xx: Say, gentle nymphs

  18. Canzonets or Little Short Songs to Three Voyces (1595)
  19. vi: Good morrow, fair ladies

  20. Madrigalls to Foure Voyces ... The First Booke (1594)
  21. i: April is in my mistress' face

  22. Canzonets or Little Short Songs to Three Voyces (1593)
  23. xxiii: Though Philomela lost her love

  24. The Triumphes of Oriana (1601)
  25. xxiii: Hard by a crystal fountain

  26. Canzonets or Little Short Songs to Three Voyces (1593)
  27. vii: Whiter away, so fast

  28. Canzonets or Little Short Aers to Five and Sixe Voyces (1597)
  29. xvii: I follow, lo, the footing
  30. vii: O grief!

  31. The First Booke of Canzonets to Two Voyces (1595)
  32. vii: When, lo, by break of morning

  33. Madrigalls to Foure Voyces ... The First Booke (1594)
  34. xiv: Besides a fountain

  35. The First Booke of Balletts to Five Voyces, (1595)
  36. xiv: Fire! Fire! my heart!
  37. John Wilbye

    The First Set of English Madrigals (1598)
  38. xi: Thus saith my Cloris bright

  39. The Second Set of Madrigals (1609)
  40. xvi: Happy, O happy he, who not affecting
  41. xxv: Ye that do live in pleasures plenty
  42. xxx: Ah, cannot sigh, nor tears, nor aught else move thee
  43. xxxii: Stay, Corydon, thou swain
  44. xxxi: Draw on, sweet Night, best friend unto those cares

  45. The First Set of English Madrigals (1598):
  46. xviii: Lady, your words do spite me

  47. The Second Set of Madrigals (1609)
  48. v: As fair as morn, as fresh as May
  49. xxiii: Weep, weep, mine eyes, my heart can take no rest
  50. CD-2
    The English Madrigal School

    Thomas Morley: Madrigals to Foure Voyces (1594)
  51. xviii: Ho! Who comes here?

  52. Thomas Weelkes: Madrigals to 3, 4, 5 voyces (1597)
  53. vi: Cease sorrows now

  54. Thomas Vautor: Songs of divers Ayres and Natures (1619)
  55. iv: Mother, I will have a husband

  56. Richard Edwards: The Mulliner Book, f. 79 v:
  57. In going to my naked bed

  58. Thomas Weelkes: Balletts and Madrigals (1598)
  59. ii: To shorten Winter's sadness

  60. Thomas Weelkes: Madrigals of 5 (and 6) parts (1600)
  61. iv-v: O Care, thou wilt despatch me

  62. John Bartlett: A Booke of Ayres (1606)
  63. 10: Of all the birds that I do know

  64. John Bennet: The Triumphes of Oriana (1601)
  65. iv: All creatures are now merry-minded

  66. Thomas Morley: The First Booke of Canzonets (1595)
  67. iii: Sweet nymph

  68. John Bennet: Madrigalls to Foure Voyces (1599)
  69. xiii: Weep O mine eyes

  70. Thomas Weelkes: Ayres or Phantasticke Spirites (1608)
  71. x: The Ape, the Monkey and the Baboon

  72. John Wilbye: The Second Set of Madrigals (1609)
  73. xx: Oft have I vowed

  74. Thomas Weelkes: Ayres or Phantasticke Spirites (1608)
  75. xviii: Strike it up, Tabor

  76. John Ward: The First Set of English Madrigals (1613)
  77. xvii: Hope of my heart

  78. Thomas Wilbye: The Second Set of Madrigals (1609)
  79. xvii-xviii: Sweet honey-sucking bees

  80. Robert Johnson, British Museum Add. Ms. 30513
  81. Defiled is my name

  82. Thomas Weelkes: Ballets and Madrigals for Five Voices (1598)
  83. v: On the plains, fairy trains

  84. Richard Edwards, British Museum Add. Ms. 30513
  85. When griping griefs

  86. Thomas Weelkes:Ballets and Madrigal for Five Voicesi (1598)
  87. i: All at once well met

  88. Thomas Tallis, British Museum Add. Ms. 30513
  89. Like as the doleful dove

  90. Anon., British Museum Add. Ms. 30513
  91. The bitter sweet

  92. Thomas Wilbye:The First Set of English Madrigals (1598)
  93. xxii: Flora gave me fairest flowers

  94. John Shepherd, British Museum Add. Ms. 30513
  95. O happy dames

  96. Thomas Weelkes: Madrigals to 3, 4, 5 Voyces (1597)
  97. viii: Young cupid hath proclaimed

  98. Anon., British Museum Add. Ms. 30513
  99. The happy life (My friends, the thing I smile to see)

  100. Thomas Weelkes: Madrigals of 6 parts (1600)
  101. vii: Thule, the period of cosmography
  102. CD-3
    The Silver Swan

    Orlando Gibbons: First Set of Madrigals and Motets of 5 Parts, 1612
  103. The silver swan

  104. Francis Pilkington: The First Book of Songs or Ayres of 4 Parts, 1605
  105. Rest, sweet nymphs
  106. Diaphenia like the daffdowndilly

  107. Orlando Gibbons: First Set of Madrigals and Motets of 5 Parts, 1612
  108. What is our life

  109. William Byrd: Psalmes, Sonets, & Songs of Sadness and Pietie, 1588
  110. Though Amaryllis dance

  111. Orlando Gibbons: First Set of Madrigals and Motets of 5 Parts, 1612
  112. Ah! Dear heart

  113. William Byrd: Psalmes, Songs and Sonnets, 1611
  114. This sweet and merry month

  115. Orlando Gibbons: First Set of Madrigals and Motets of 5 Parts, 1612
  116. Dainty, fine bird

  117. Francis Pilkington: First Set of Madrigals and Pastorals, 1613
  118. Have I found her

  119. Francis Pilkington: Second Set of Madrigals and Pastorals, 1624
  120. O softly singing lute

  121. Francis Pilkington: First Set of Madrigals and Pastorals, 1613
  122. Amyntas with his Phyllis fair

  123. John Ward: First Set of English Madrigals, 1613
  124. Retire, my troubled soul
  125. Upon a bank with roses
  126. Out from the vale

  127. Anon., British Museum Add. Ms. 30513
  128. I smile to see how you devise

  129. Robert Johnson, British Museum Add. Ms. 4900; 30513
  130. Benedicam Domino

  131. Thomas Wilbye: The First set of English Madrigal (1598)
  132. x: Lady, when I behold
  133. xii: Adieu, sweet Amaryllis
  134. xvi: I always beg, yet never am relieved
  135. xvii: Thus love commands that I in vain complain me

  136. John Wilbye: The Second Set of Madrigals (1609)
  137. xx: Oft I have vowed how dearly I did love thee
  138. i: Come, shepherd swains, that wont to hear me sing

  139. John Wilbye: The Triumphs of Oriana (1601):
  140. xv: The Lady Oriana

  141. Robert Jones: The Triumph of Oriana
  142. Fair Oriana seeming to wink at folly
  143. CD-4
    French and English Madrigal Masterpieces

    Guillaume Costeley
  144. Noels: Allons gay bergeres
  145. Mignonne, allons voir si la rose

  146. Passereau
  147. Il est bel et bon

  148. Clément Janequin:
  149. Le Chant des oiseaux

  150. Josquin Desprez:
  151. La déploration de Jehan Ockeghem
  152. Parfons Regretz

  153. Orlando Lasso (m), Joachim Du Bellay
  154. La nuit froide et sombre

  155. Clément Janequin
  156. Le chant de l'Alouette

  157. Clément Janequin: 31 Chansons Musicales, Attaignant, 1529
  158. Ce moys de may

  159. Clément Janequin: Attaignant, c. 1537
  160. La bataille de Marignan (aka La Guerre)

  161. Clément Janequin: Attaignant, 1529
  162. Au joly boys

  163. Orlando di Lasso: Chansons a 5, 1560
  164. Mon coeur se recommande à vous

  165. William Byrd: Psalms, Sonets & Songs of Sadness and Pietie, 1588
  166. Lullaby, my sweet little baby

  167. Thomas Morley: The First Booke of Balletts to Five Voyces (1595)
  168. iii: Now is the month maying

  169. Thomas Tomkins: Songs or Madrigal for five voices 1622
  170. When David heard that Absalon was slain
  171. CD-5
    Claudio Monteverdi: Madrigali amorosi / Italian Madrigal Masterpieces

    Claudio Monteverdi / Marino (t)
    Published in Ottavo libro de' madrigali (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ...), Venice, 1638

    Altri canti di Marte e di sua schiera (sv155)
  172. Part I: Altri canti di Marte e di sua schiera
  173. Part II: Due belli occhi fur l'armi onde trafitto

  174. Claudio Monteverdi / Petrarch (t)
    Published in Ottavo libro de' madrigali (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ...), Venice, 1638

  175. Vago augelletto che cantando vai (sv156)

  176. Claudio Monteverdi / Guarini (t)
    Published in Ottavo libro de' madrigali (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ...), Venice, 1638

  177. Mentre vaga angioletta (sv157)

  178. Claudio Monteverdi
    Published in Ottavo libro de' madrigali (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ...), Venice, 1638

    Ninfa che scalza il piede e sciolto il crine (sv160)
  179. Part I: Ninfa che scalza il piede e sciolto il crine
  180. Part II: Qui deh meco t'arresta, ove di fiori
  181. Part III: De l'usate mie corde al suon potrai

  182. Claudio Monteverdi / Guarini (t)
    Published in Ottavo libro de' madrigali (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ...), Venice, 1638

  183. Dolcissimo uscignolo, 'cantato à voce piena, alla francese' (sv161)
  184. Chi vole aver felice e lieto il core, 'cantato à voce piena, alla francese' (sv162)

  185. Claudio Monteverdi / O. Rinuccini (t)
    Published in Ottavo libro de' madrigali (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ...), Venice, 1638

    Lamento della Ninfa (sv163)
  186. Part I: Non avea Febo ancora 'rapresentativo'
  187. Part II: 'Amor', dicea, e'l piè
  188. Part III: Sí tra sdegnosi pianti

  189. Claudio Monteverdi / O. Rinuccini (t)
    Published in Ottavo libro de' madrigali (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ...), Venice, 1638

  190. Perchè te'n fuggi, o Fillide? (sv164)

  191. Claudio Monteverdi
    Published in Ottavo libro de' madrigali (Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ...), Venice, 1638

  192. Non partir, ritrosetta (sv165)
  193. Su, su, su, pastorelli vezzosi (sv166)

  194. Luca Marenzio
  195. Cedan l'antiche tue chiare vittorie

  196. Orlando di Lasso: Villanelle, Moresche, et altre canzoni, 1581
  197. Matona mia cara

  198. Luca Marenzio: Third Book of Madrigals for five voices, 1582
  199. Scaldava il sol

  200. Luca Marenzio: Ninth Book of Madrigals
  201. Solo e pensoso

  202. Luca Marenzio: Il Trionfo di Dori
  203. Leggiadre ninfe

  204. Cipriano de Rore (m) / Alfonso d'Avalos & Marquis del Vasto (t)
    Published in Primo Libro di Madrigali a 4, 1547

  205. Anchor che col partire

  206. Jacob Arcadelt: 1st Book of Madrigals
  207. Il bianco e dolce cigno
  208. CD-6
    Madrigals of Claudio Monteverdi and Don Carlo Gesualdo

    Claudio Monteverdi / O. Rinuccini (t)
    Published in Il sesto libro de' madrigali, Venice, 1614

    Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata (sv111)
  209. Incenerite spoglie, avara tomba
  210. Ditelo, o fiumi, e voi ch'udiste Glauco
  211. Darà la notte il sol lume alla terra
  212. Ma te raccoglie, o ninfa, in grembo il cielo
  213. O chiome d'or, neve gentil del seno
  214. Dunque, amate reliquie, un mar di pianto

  215. Claudio Monteverdi / Petrarch (t)
    Published in Il sesto libro de' madrigali, Venice, 1614

  216. Zefiro torna e'l bel tempo rimena (sv108)

  217. Claudio Monteverdi (m) / O. Rinuccini (t)
    Published in Il sesto libro de' madrigali, Venice, 1614

    Lamento d'Arianna (sv107)
  218. Part One: Lasciatemi morire
  219. Part Two: O Teseo, o Teseo mio
  220. Part Three: Dove, dov'è la fede
  221. Part Four: Ahi che non pur risponde

  222. Claudio Monteverdi / Petrarch (t)
    Published in Il sesto libro de' madrigali, Venice, 1614

  223. Ohimé il bel viso, ohimé il soave sguardo (sv112)

  224. Claudio Monteverdi / Guarini (t)
    Published in Madrigali, libro primo, Venice, 1587

  225. Baci soavi e cari (sv27)

  226. Claudio Monteverdi / T. Tasso (t)
    Published in Il secondo libro de' madrigali, Venice, 1590

  227. Ecco mormorar l'onde (sv51)

  228. Claudio Monteverdi / Guarini (t)
    Published in Il quarto libro de' madrigali, Venice, 1603

  229. A un giro sol de bell'occhi lucenti (sv84)
  230. Non più guerra, pietate (sv88)

  231. Claudio Monteverdi / ?Rinuccini (t)
    Published in Il quarto libro de' madrigali, Venice, 1603

  232. Sfogava con le stelle (sv78)

  233. Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa
  234. Beltà poi che t'assenti

  235. Carlo Gesualdo: Fourth Book of Madrigals for five voices, 1596
  236. Ecco morirò dunque
    Hai, gia mi disco loro

  237. Carlo Gesualdo: 6th Book of Madrigals
  238. Morro lasso al mio duolo
  239. CD-ROM

Performers, recording site and date:
See links below;
Rel.: 2009

Playing time: ??' ??"

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 574-74 (Nov. 2009)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 33/3-339 (January / February 2010)

Excerpts:
[1]-[19] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 577 [LP] The English Madrigal School, Vol. 3: Madrigals of Thomas Morley
[20]-[28], [73]-[77] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 578 [LP] The English Madrigal School, Vol. 4: Madrigals of John Wilbye
[29]-[42] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 553 [LP] The English Madrigal School, Vol. 1
[43]-[54], [69]-[72] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 554 [LP] The English Madrigal School, Vol. 2
[55]-[68] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 624 [LP] The Silver Swan and other masterpieces of the Elizabethan and Jacobean Madrigal
[78]-[81], [112]-[122], [135] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 639 [LP] Madrigal Masterpieces Vol. 2
[82]-[86], [109], [123]-[127], [133] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 671 [LP] Madrigal Masterpieces, Vol. 3: Lamento d'Arianna and other madrigals
[87]-[93], [110]-[111], [128]-[132], [134] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 604 [LP] Madrigals Masterpieces, Vol. 1: The Renaissance in France, Italy and England
[94]-[108] Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 579 [LP] Monteverdi - Madrigali Amorosi (from the 8th Book of Madrigals, 1638)

Comments:
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CD-ROM contains original cover art, liner notes and lyrics.
Although originaly announced as VOLUME SIX (in CD-ROM), it was released as VOLUME FIVE (MC 196).

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