William Byrd and his Contemporaries

William Byrd and his Contemporaries
The London Early Music Group - James Tyler, dir.
RCA RL 25110 [2 LP]


    Sacred Music

    William Byrd
  1. Motet: Libera me, Domine, et pone a 5
  2. Motet: Emendemus in melius a 5
  3. Clarifica me, Pater (organ solo)
  4. Motet: Haec dicit Dominus a 5

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    Consort Music

    Richard Allison
  6. Go from my windoe (English consort)

  7. Anthony Holborne
  8. The Widowes myte (Wind consort)

  9. William Byrd
  10. Fantasia a 3 (Viol consort)

  11. Thomas Lupo
  12. Dance [Shews and nightly revels] (English consort)

  13. Anon.
  14. The Solemne Pavin (Wind consort)

  15. Daniell Bachiler
  16. The Widowes mite (English consort)

  17. Robert Johnson
  18. The Satyres Masque (Wind consort)

  19. Richard Allison
  20. Lady Frances Sidneys Almayne (English consort)

  21. William Byrd
  22. Fantazia a 4 (Viol consort)

    Solos & Ayres

    Alfonso Ferrabosco I
  1. Pavan (Lute solo)

  2. Anon.
  3. Those eyes (Bandora solo)

  4. John Danyel
  5. Tyme Cruell Tyme (Lute solo)

  6. Tobias Hume
  7. Touch me lightly & Tickle me quickly (lyra viol solo)

  8. Robert Jones
  9. To Sigh and to bee sad (Lyra viol song)

  10. Thomas Morley
  11. Alman (Harp solo)

  12. Francis Cutting
  13. Galiard (lute solo)

  14. Robert Jones
  15. Whither runneth my sweet hart (Lyra viol song)

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    Consort Songs & Part Songs

    John Dowland
  17. Can shee excuse (Consort song)

  18. William Byrd
  19. What pleasure have great princes (Consort song)

  20. William Byrd
  21. Wedded to Will is Witless (Part song)

  22. William Byrd
  23. Anthem: Praise our Lord, all ye Gentiles

  24. William Byrd
  25. Come woeful Orpheus (Part song)

  26. William Byrd
  27. Content is rich (Consort song)

  28. William Byrd
  29. See, mine own sweet jewel (Consort song)

Playing time: 88'45"

Performer: The London Early Music Group - James Tyler, dir.
[David James (counter tenor), Paul Elliott (tenor), Leigh Nixon (tenor), Geoffrey Shaw (baritone), Paul Hillier (baritone), Brian Etheridge (bass), Oliver Brookes (bass viol), David Watkins (harp), James Tyler (lute, tenor viol), Alan Lumsden (alto & tenor sackbut, bass flute, tenor and bass recorder), Polly Waterfield (treble viol, violin), Monica Huggett (violin), Roderick Skeaping (treble viol), Douglas Wootton (bandora, cittern), Theresa Caudle (cornett), Nigel North (tenor and bass viol, cittern, bandora), Andrew van der Beek (bass recorder, cornett, bass bass curtal), Paul Nieman (tenor sackbut), Antony Saunders (organ)]

Recording site and date: Unknown [1977 or prior]

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