Tudor viol consorts

Heart's Ease
Music for viol consort from the late Tudor and early Stuart age
Virgin Veritas 59667


  1. William Lawes: Almaine
  2. Holborne: Almain - The honie-suckle
  3. Dowland: Captaine Piper his galiard
  4. Holborne: Coranto - The fairie-round
  5. Gibbons: Fantasy (a 4) for the "Great Dooble Base" (VdGS no. 2)
  6. Lawes: Aires for two division viols in C - Pavan & Almaine of Alfonso
  7. Bull: Fantasy (a 4)
  8. Byrd: Fantasy (a 5) "Two in one"
  9. Lawes: Consort sett (a 5) in C - Fantazy & Paven
  10. Alfonso Ferrabosco: In Nomine (a 5; VdGS no. 2)
  11. Dowland: M. Bucton his galiard
  12. Dowland: M. Nicholas Gryffith his galiard
  13. Byrd: A fancie in C (organ)
  14. Holborne: Pavan - Paradizo
  15. Gibbons: In nomine (a 5; VdGS no.1)
  16. Dowland: Lachrymae antiquae

Performers: Wendy Gillespie, Richard Campbell, Julia Hodgson, Elizabeth Liddle, Richard Boothby, William Hunt (viols); Christopher Wilson (lute), Paul Nicholson (organ)

Playing time: 59'

Recording date: June 1986

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Todd M. McComb