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English Madrigals

Works by Gibbons, Wilbye and Morley

Emma Kirkby, Evelyn Tubb & Rogers Covey Crump

Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley

2 Presto CDs

$16.25

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Contents

Gibbons, O: Madrigals and motets 1612

Work length43:40
  • Consort of Musicke
  • Anthony Rooley
  • Recorded: 1975-02-12
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. The Silver Swan

Track length1:14

2. O that the learned poets

Track length2:00

3. I weigh not Fortune's frown

Track length1:54

4. I tremble not at noise of war

Track length1:23

5. I see Ambition never pleased

Track length1:52

6. I feign not friendship

Track length2:12

7. How art thou thralled?

Track length2:04

8. Farewell all joys

Track length2:31

9. Dainty fine bird

Track length1:40

10. Fair ladies that to love

Track length1:23

11. 'Mongst thousand good

Track length1:49

12. Now each flowery bank of May

Track length2:47

13. Lais now old

Track length1:48

14. What is our life?

Track length4:09

15. Ah dear heart

Track length1:22

16. Fair is the Rose

Track length3:11

17. Nay let me weep

Track length2:24

18. Ne'er let the Sun

Track length2:35

19. Yet if that age

Track length2:47

20. Trust not too much fair youth

Track length2:35

Wilbye: First Set of English Madrigals (1598)

Work length28:29
  • Anthony Rooley (director), Andrew King (tenor), Richard Wistreich (bass), John Milne (bass), Evelyn Tubb (mezzo-soprano), Mary Nichols (alto), Francis Steele (bass), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Jacqueline Fox (mezzo-soprano), Emma Kirkby (soprano), Poppy Holden (soprano), Cathy Cass (alto)
  • Consort of Musicke

4. Weep, O mine eyes

Track length1:57

10. Lady, when I behold

Track length2:16

11. Thus saith my Cloris bright

Track length1:11

12. Adieu, sweet Amaryllis

Track length1:59

13. Die hapless man

Track length1:57

18. Lady, your words do spite me

Track length1:40

19. Alas! what a wretched life

Track length1:45

24. Lady, when I behold

Track length2:33

25. When shall my wretched life?

Track length2:45

26. Of joys and pleasing pains

Track length2:20

27. My throat is sore

Track length2:17

28. Cruel, behold my heavy ending

Track length2:38

29. Thou art but young, thou saye'st

Track length1:45

30. Why dost thou shoot?

Track length1:26

Wilbye: Second Set of Madrigals, 1609

Work length22:20
  • Anthony Rooley (director), Emma Kirkby (soprano), Mary Nichols (alto), Jacqueline Fox (mezzo-soprano), Poppy Holden (soprano), Evelyn Tubb (mezzo-soprano), Francis Steele (bass), Andrew King (tenor), Richard Wistreich (bass), Joseph Cornwell (tenor)
  • Consort of Musicke

17. Sweet honey-sucking bees

Track length1:46

18. Yet sweet, take heed

Track length2:20

25. Ye that do live in pleasures

Track length2:17

27. O wretched man

Track length2:31

30. Ah! Cannot sighs nor tears

Track length3:18

31. Draw On Sweet Night

Track length4:38

32. Stay, Corydon, thou swain

Track length2:31

33. Softly, O softly drop my eyes

Track length2:59

Morley: Ayres & Madrigals

Work length10:11
  • John Milne (bass), Anthony Rooley (lute), Andrew King (tenor), Cathy Cass (alto), Philip Salmon (tenor), Cathy Cass (soprano), Evelyn Tubb (soprano), Emma Kirkby (soprano), Jacqueline Fox (soprano), Mary Nichols (alto), Richard Wistreich (bass), Poppy Holden (soprano), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Francis Steele (bass)
  • Consort of Musicke
  • Anthony Rooley
  • Recorded: 1982-06-08
  • Recording Venue: St. Barnabas, North Finchley

Arise, Awake, You Silly Shepherds Sleeping

Track length2:18

Besides A Fountain

Track length2:04

No, No, No, Nigella

Track length2:59

Singing Alone

Track length2:50

Morley: Fantasia

Work length4:42
  • Anthony Rooley (lute), Emma Kirkby (soprano), Andrew King (tenor)
  • Consort of Musicke
  • Anthony Rooley
  • Recorded: 1982-06-08
  • Recording Venue: St. Barnabas, North Finchley

With My Love

Track length2:08

Mistress Mine

Track length2:34

Morley: Ayres & Madrigals

Work length16:11
  • Anthony Rooley (lute), Andrew King (tenor), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Emma Kirkby (soprano), Evelyn Tubb (soprano), Mary Nichols (alto), Poppy Holden (soprano), Jacqueline Fox (soprano), Richard Wistreich (bass), Cathy Cass (alto), Philip Salmon (tenor)
  • Consort of Musicke
  • Anthony Rooley
  • Recorded: 1982-06-08
  • Recording Venue: St. Barnabas, North Finchley

Stay Heart, Run Not So Fast

Track length2:40

Fire And Lightening

Track length1:10

Phyllis, I Fain Would Die Now

Track length4:23

Hard By A Crystal Fountain

Track length3:37

In Every Place

Track length2:24

O Grief E'en On The Bud

Track length1:57

Morley: Fantasia

Work length6:08
  • Anthony Rooley (lute), Andrew King (tenor)
  • Consort of Musicke
  • Anthony Rooley
  • Recorded: 1982-06-08
  • Recording Venue: St. Barnabas, North Finchley

Absence Hear

Track length6:08

Morley: Ayres & Madrigals

Work length3:22
  • Richard Wistreich (bass), Evelyn Tubb (soprano), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Anthony Rooley (lute)
  • Consort of Musicke
  • Anthony Rooley
  • Recorded: 1982-06-08
  • Recording Venue: St. Barnabas, North Finchley

Deep Lamenting

Track length3:22

Morley: Fantasia

Work length6:07
  • Anthony Rooley (lute), Emma Kirkby (soprano)
  • Consort of Musicke
  • Anthony Rooley
  • Recorded: 1982-06-08
  • Recording Venue: St. Barnabas, North Finchley

Sleep Slumb'ring Eyes

Track length6:07

Morley: Ayres & Madrigals

Work length2:07
  • Andrew King (tenor), Anthony Rooley (lute), Jacqueline Fox (soprano), Richard Wistreich (bass), Emma Kirkby (soprano), Evelyn Tubb (soprano)
  • Consort of Musicke
  • Anthony Rooley
  • Recorded: 1982-06-08
  • Recording Venue: St. Barnabas, North Finchley

Hark! Alleluia

Track length2:07