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Early Music - up to 30% off

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Everywhere [Skinner] negotiates an ear-opening path through the changing shapes and densities of Tallis’s ever-fluid formulations; the polyphony is delineated with laser-sharp precision, and... More…

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The players envelop you in a sound here silky, there velvety. Fluid tempos highlight that lyrical ‘flowing vein’ that Jenkins’s contemporaries so admired, and the balance slightly favours the... More…

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Tudor & Jacobean music for private devotion

Stile Antico & Fretwork

a varied treasure trove of seldom heard but extremely affecting music, nicely sung and spliced together with some darkly-glittering string In Nomines played by Fretwork...[They] easily persuade... More…

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Jamal Sutton (organ)

Choir of Sidney Sussex College Cambridge, Fretwork & Alamire, David Skinner

The career of Thomas Tomkins straddled several reigns as well as the Cromwell era and this had an impact on his music, which otherwise reflects the influence of his mentor, William Byrd. Vocal... More…

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pieces such as the “Passacaglia” and the “Prelude & Fugue XVI” from The Well-Tempered Clavier adapt so smoothly to the strings’ interplay, and so naturally within their timbres, that they might... More…

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Orlando Gibbons – Complete Consort Anthems

Fretwork, His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts, Magdalena Consort, Peter Harvey

The synergy of the Magdalena Consort, Fretwork and His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts, unveils Orlando Gibbons’s Consort Anthems and In Nomines in all their pious glory and passionate devotion…Fretwork... More…

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The Choir of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge & Fretwork, David Skinner

There's both freshness and fire in these accounts, Skinner underscoring the music's dramatic and madrigalian qualities, and enhancing dynamic and textural contrasts to elating effect. More…

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Early works for voices, viols and virginals

Sophie Yates (virginals)

I Fagiolini, Fretwork

This disc adopts an imaginative approach to programming Byrd's music by presenting works in different genres grouped together to demonstrate a single stage in his development. It includes Latin... More…

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Emma Kirkby (soprano), Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Michael Chance (counter-tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor) & Peter Harvey (bass)

Fretwork & The Purcell Quartet

In numerous short solo passages Emma Kirkby's singing has its customary authority with text and style...Elin Manahan Thomas is an ideal sparring partner. Michael Chance's singing is typically... More…

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Fretwork’s musical mastery and I Fagiolini’s trademark incandescent sound are perfectly married in this repertoire…[the directors carry] the music from profundity to gentle humour, spotlighting... More…

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