English Madrigals

English Madrigals
From the Courts of Elizabeth I and James I
The Purcell Consort of Voices - Grayston Burgess, dir.
Vox "Turnabout" TV 34202 [LP]


    John Bennet
  1. All creatures now are merry-minded

  2. William Byrd
  3. This sweet and merry month

  4. Thomas Weekles
  5. Say, dear, when will your frowning leave?

  6. Thomas Morley
  7. Whither away so fast?

  8. Giles Farnaby
  9. Construe, my meaning

  10. William Byrd
  11. Through Amaryllis dance in green

  12. George Kirbye
  13. Sorrow consumes me

  14. Thomas Morley
  15. Now is the month of Maying

  16. William Byrd
  17. Lullaby, my sweet little baby

  18. John Farmer
  19. Fair Nymph I heard one telling

  20. ----
    Thomas Greaves
  21. Come away sweet love

  22. Thomas Vautor
  23. Sweet Suffolk Owl

  24. Thomas Bateson
  25. Sister awake

  26. Orlando Gibbons
  27. The Silver Swan

  28. Richard Alison
  29. Shall I abide this jesting

  30. Thomas Tompkins
  31. Too much I once lamented

  32. John Wilbye
  33. Sweet honey-sucking bees

  34. John Ward
  35. Retire, my troubled soul

Playing time: 49 minutes

Performer: The Purcell Consort of Voices - Grayston Burgess, dir.
[Susan Longfield (soprano), Grayston Burgess (countertenor), Geoffrey Shaw (baritone), Christina Clarke (soprano), Ian Partridge (tenor), Christopher Keyte (bass)]

Recording site and date: Studies of Decca Record Co., Ltd. [July, 1967]

[8]-[10], [12]-[14] FSM 33030 / 31 [LPx2, Germany] Musik der Renaissance

Comments: Information from owned LP.

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Jon Stringer