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Elizabethan lute songs & Purcell: Birthday Odes for Queen Mary

James Bowman, Robert Spencer, Dennis Nesbitt, Oliver Brookes, Norma Burrowes, Charles Brett & Robert Lloyd

The Early Music Consort of London, David Munrow

Pleasant 1970s accounts, though James Bowman’s countertenor voice has been overshadowed by recent, more flexible, rivals, and the perky but sedate speeds of the Birthday Odes now seem cautious. More…

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Contents

Morley: O mistress mine

Work length1:10
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Wilson, John: Take, O take those lips away

Work length2:22
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

anon.: Gray's Inn Masque

Work length1:15
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute)

anon.: Wilson's Wild

Work length1:19
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute)

anon.: The Willow Song

Work length3:34
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Dowland: Melancholy Galliard

Work length3:09
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute)

Johnson, R: Full fathom five

Work length2:12
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Johnson, R: Where the bee sucks

Work length1:04
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Johnson, R: Care-charming sleep

Work length2:10
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Johnson, E: Eliza is the fairest Queen

Work length2:21
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute), Dennis Nesbitt (viol), Olivier Brooks (viol)

Byrd: The noble famous Queen

Work length2:12
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute), Dennis Nesbitt (viol), Olivier Brooks (viol)

anon.: Gaiarda la Royne d'Escosse

Work length1:05
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute)

Edward Pierce: The Queen's Galliard

Work length1:27
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute)

anon.: Miserere, my Maker

Work length4:17
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Dowland: Away with these self-loving lads

Work length1:56
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Dowland: Lasso vita mia

Work length3:20
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute), Dennis Nesbitt (viol), Olivier Brooks (viol)

Dowland: Lachrimae, or Seven Tears: No. 21, Mr. George Whitehead his Almand

Work length2:10
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute), Dennis Nesbitt (viol), Olivier Brooks (viol)

Dowland: Now, O now, I needs must part

Work length3:50
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Dowland: In darkness let me dwell

Work length4:09
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Frescobaldi: Se l'aura spira spira tutta vezzosa

Work length1:28
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Busatti: Morto son io

Work length2:36
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Galilei, V: Fantasia for lute

Work length1:23
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  • James Bowman, Robert Spencer (lute)

Carlo Luigi Pietragrua: Tortorella

Work length2:24
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Vecchi: So ben mi c'ha bon tempo

Work length2:15
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Spencer (lute)

Purcell: Come ye sons of art (Ode for Queen Mary's birthday, 1694), Z 323

Work length24:47
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Lloyd (bass), Norma Burrowes (soprano), Charles Brett (counter-tenor)
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  • David Munrow

I. Symphony (Largo - Allegro - Adagio)

Track length2:11
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II. Come ye Sons of Art (Countertenor, Chorus)

Track length2:09
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III. Sound the Trumpet (Countertenors)

Track length2:45
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IV. Come ye Sons of Art (Reprise) [Chorus]

Track length1:34
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V. Strike the Viol (Countertenor)

Track length4:49
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VI. The Day That Such a Blessing Gave (Bass, Chorus)

Track length3:12
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VII. Bid the Virtues (Soprano)

Track length3:05
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VIII. These Are the Sacred Charms (Bass)

Track length1:49
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IX. See Nature, Rejoicing (Soprano, Bass, Chorus)

Track length3:13
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Purcell: Love's goddess sure was blind, Z331

Work length23:17
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  • John York Skinner (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Lloyd (bass), Norma Burrowes (soprano), Geoffrey Shaw (bass), Charles Brett (counter-tenor), Mary Beverley (soprano), Martyn Hill (tenor)
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  • David Munrow

Symphony

Track length3:51
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Love's Goddess Sure Was Blind This Day (Countertenor)

Track length3:12
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Those Eyes, That Form (Bass)

Track length1:36
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Sweetness of Nature (Countertenors)

Track length3:06
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Long May She Reign (Soprano, Chorus)

Track length2:19
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May Her Blest Example Chase (Soprano)

Track length1:46
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Many Such Days (Countertenors)

Track length3:29
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May She to Heaven (Chorus)

Track length1:53
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As Much As We Below Shall Mourn (Soprano, Countertenor, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

Track length2:05
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