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An Elizabethan Christmas

Byrd, Holborne, Gibbons, Peerson, Weelkes

Fretwork, Helen Charlston

The songs are interspersed with short instrumental pieces, including two genial fantasies ‘for ye great dooble bass’ by Gibbons. All are played with Fretwork’s typical attunement to the sensibilities... More…
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    3rd December 2021

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Contents

Byrd: Out of the orient crystal skies

Work length3:37
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  • Helen Charlston
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Holborne: Pavan

Work length2:00
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$1.75
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Holborne: As it Fell on Holie Eve

Work length1:00
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$1.75
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Byrd: From Virgin's Womb - Rejoice, Rejoice

Work length6:49
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$1.75
  • Helen Charlston, Emma Walshe, Lucy Cox, Amy Lyddon
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Holborne: The cradle

Work length2:54
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  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Holborne: Lullabie

Work length1:33
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$1.75
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Byrd: Lullaby, my sweet little baby

Work length12:40
$2.00
$2.80
$3.50
  • Helen Charlston
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Gibbons, O: 7 Fantasias 'For Ye Great Dooble Bass': No. 1 a 4

Work length4:41
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$1.75
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Byrd: An Earthly Tree - Cast off All Doubtful Care

Work length6:19
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$1.75
  • Helen Charlston, Amy Lyddon, Emma Walshe, Guy Cutting, Malachy Frame
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Peerson: Attendite

Work length4:34
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$1.75
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Peerson: Upon my Lap, my Sovereign Sits

Work length7:14
$1.50
$2.10
$2.60
  • Helen Charlston, Amy Lyddon, Malachy Frame, Edmund Saddington
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Weelkes: To Shorten Winter's Sadnesse

Work length2:34
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$1.75
  • Helen Charlston
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Gibbons, O: 7 Fantasias 'For Ye Great Dooble Bass': No. 2 a 4

Work length4:56
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$1.75
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

anon.: Sweet was the song the Virgin sang

Work length2:10
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$1.75
  • Helen Charlston
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Holborne: The New-Yeares Gift

Work length1:21
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$1.75
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Holborne: Heigh ho holiday

Work length0:59
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$1.40
$1.75
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby

Byrd: O God that guides the cheerful sun

Work length5:58
$1.00
$1.40
$1.75
  • Helen Charlston, Lucy Cox, Amy Lyddon, Guy Cutting, Malachy Frame, Edmund Saddington
  • Fretwork
  • Richard Boothby