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Vocal CollectionsCRD 3319

compact disc CRD 3319 : Vocal Collections : To Drive the Cold Winter Away

To Drive the Cold Winter Away

A fireside presentation of music for merrymaking down the ages

Entry of the Minstrels and Waits
Thoinot Arbeau: Branle de l'offical; Piae Cantiones: Pavane 'Good King Wenceslas'
Festivities in the Tavern
Playford: The dressed ship; Here we come a wassailing; Green Garters; Fandango
A Medieval Holiday
English C12th: Edi beo thu; English C13th: Ductia; French C13th: Alle (psallite cum) luya; Alfonso X (Spain C13): CSM-10: Rosa das rosas; Italian C14th: Salterello; La Manfredina; English C15th: As I lay
Festivities at the Manor
Dowland: Captain Digorie Piper's Galliard; Praetorius: Peasant dances; Sothcott: Fanfare; Trad: All hail to the days; I saw three ships; God rest you merry, gentlemen
To entertain a King
Dowland: King of Denmark's Galliard; Praetorius: Fire dance; Stepping dance; Windmills; Village dance; Sailor's dance; Fishermen's dance; Festive march

St. George’s Canzona
Directed by John Sothcott

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Vocal CollectionsCRD 3355

compact disc CRD 3355 : Vocal Collections : ‘The Queen’s Men’

‘The Queen’s Men’

Music from the court of Elizabeth I
Anon Sweet England's Pride is gone; Souch's March; Monson's Galliard
Batchelar To Plead my Faith
Bateson The Nightingale
Byrd Farewell, my false love; Come to me, grief, for ever; O Lord, how vain
Cutting Raleigh's Galliard
Dowland The Earl of Essex's Galliard; It was time when silly bees; Time stands still; Sir John Souch His Galiard; When Laura Smiles
Gibbons What is our life?
Holborne Countess of Penibrook's Paradise; Farewell Galliard

The Camerata of London
Directed by Glenda Simpson and Barry Mason

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Vocal CollectionsCRD 3412

compact disc CRD 3412 : Vocal Collections : Merry it is while Summer lasts

Merry it is while Summer lasts

An anthology of medieval music from the Summer festivals of the 12th to the 14th centuries

Kalenda maya; Ce fut en mai; Estampie reale; Miri it is while sumer ilast; Ye have so longe keepyt; Me lyketh ever lenger the be; Chominciamento di gioia; Unter den linden; Amor mi fa cantar; L’alma mia piange; Cuckoo’s nes; Morris Dance Trunkle; The cuckoo; The Merry Sherwood rangers

St. George’s Canzona
Directed by John Sothcott

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Vocal CollectionsCRD 3421

compact disc CRD 3421 : Vocal Collections : Medieval songs and dances

Medieval songs and dances

Anon, Italy C14: Lamento di Tristano
Perrin d'Agincourt: Quant voi en la fin d'este
Anon, France late C12: Pastourelle: L'autrier m'iere levaz
Anon. France C13: Estampie real
Anon, England late C13: Edi beo thu hevene quene
Anon, England early C13: Eyns ne soy ke pleynte fu
Anon., France C13: 2 x Estampie real
Alfonso el Sabio (attr.): Cantiga 207 - Se ome fezer de grado; Cantiga 29 - Nas mentes sempre teer
Anon, France C13: Estampie real
Alfonso el Sabio (attr.): Cantiga 166 - Como poden per sas culpas; Cantiga 139 - Maravillosos et piadosos
Anon, Italy C14th: Tre fontane

St. George’s Canzona
Directed by John Sothcott

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Vocal CollectionsCRD 3447

compact disc CRD 3447 : Vocal Collections : Music from the Spanish kingdoms

Music from the Spanish kingdoms

Spanish & Neapolitan music from the time of the Renaissance

Circa 1500
Directed by Nancy Hadden

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Vocal CollectionsCRD 3448

compact disc CRD 3448 : Vocal Collections : The Flower of all Ships

The Flower of all Ships

Tudor court music from the time of the ‘Mary Rose’

Agricola Helas Madame Que Feraige
Anon And I were a maiden; Westron wynde; Madame d'Amours; Kyng Harry VIII Pavyn; La belle fyne; J'ay pryse amours; Wher be ye my love, my love?; My Lady Careys Dompe; My Lady Wynkefylds Rownde; Ricercar (Sienna lute book)
Appenzeller Gentilz galans, compaignons du raisin
Bennet The Hunt Is Up
Capirola Recercar I
Cornyshe Yow and I and Amyas
Henry VIII If love now reynyd
Morlaye Hornepype d'Angleterre
Sermisy Joyssance vous donneray; Dont vient cela
Verdelot O dolce nocte; My love ys lyke unto th'eternall fyre
Wilder Arthur's Dump

Circa 1500
Directed by Nancy Hadden

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24 Favourite Songs in EnglishCRD 3473

compact disc CRD 3473 : 24 Favourite Songs in English : ‘Dreams & Fancies’

‘Dreams & Fancies’

Bridge Isobel Clarke The Seal Man; The Aspidistra Delius Twilight Fancies Dunhill The Cloths of Heaven Gibbs Silver; Five Eyes Gurney Sleep Head The Little Road to Bethlehem Hoiby Jabberwocky Howells King David; Gavotte; Come Sing and Dance Ireland If I had Dreams to Sell Nelson Dirty Work Quilter Now sleeps the crimson petal Stanford The Monkey's Carol Sullivan Orpheus with his Lute Vaughan Williams Silent Noon; The Water Mill Warlock The Fox; Jillian of Berry; The First Mercy; The Night

Sarah Walker mezzo-soprano
Roger Vignoles piano

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Cries and Ballads of LondonCRD 3487

compact disc CRD 3487 : Cries and Ballads of London : ‘New Fashions’

‘New Fashions’

Anon Nutmeg and Ginger; Grimstock; Greensleeves; The Queen's almaine; Sellingers rownde
Cobbold New Fashions
Dowland Fine knacks for ladies
Eyck Engels nachtegaeltje
Ferrabosco Pavin for 3 lyra viols
Ford Cate of Bardy
Holborne The voyce of the ghost; Old almaine
Ravenscroft New Oysters; 3 blind mice; A Round of three country dances in one; Well fare the nightingale; Come, follow me; Browning
Tye In nomine XIX Crye
Weelkes The Cries of London
Woodcock Browning my dear

Circa 1500 with Red Byrd
Directed by Nancy Hadden

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Ceremonyes of CarollesCRD 3514

compact disc CRD 3514 : Ceremonyes of Carolles :

Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols

Medieval and Renaissance Carols
Hodie Christus Natus est / Wolcum Yole / Ther is no rose of swych vertu / That yonge childe/Lully lullay / Grin greus ye rasses / Balulalow / Les Bouffons / I sing of a mayden / This little babe so few days old / Behold a silly tender babe / The Irish Ho-Hoane / Pleasure it is / Adam lay y-bounden

Vicky Lester harp
Zak Ozmo lute/guitar
Anthea Lehmann symphonie
Poppy Holden medieval harp
Nancy Hadden flute/guitar
Psallite Women's Choir
Directed by Nancy Hadden

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