By Noah Greenberg

ISBN-10: 0486413748

ISBN-13: 9780486413747

"An dependent anthology. The expert won't pass over the quiet sophistication with which the track has been chosen and ready. a few of it's revealed right here for the 1st time, and lots more and plenty of it's been edited anew." — Notes
This treasury of forty seven vocal works — edited by means of Noah Greenberg, founder and previous director of the hot York seasoned Musica Antiqua — will satisfaction all fanatics of medieval and Renaissance tune. Containing a wealth of either spiritual and secular track from the twelfth to the seventeenth centuries, the gathering covers a extensive diversity of moods, from the hearty "Blow Thy Horne Thou Jolly Hunter" via William Cornysh to the reflective and elegiac "Cease Mine Eyes" by way of Thomas Morley.
Of the spiritual works, 9 have been written for church companies, together with "Sanctus" by means of Henry IV and "Angús Dei" from a stunning four-part mass by means of Thomas Tallis. different spiritual songs within the assortment come from England's wealthy culture of well known spiritual lyric poetry, and comprise William Byrd's "Susanna Farye," the anonymously written "Deo Gracias Anglia" (The Agincort Carol), and Thomas Ravenscroft's "O Lord, Turne Now Away Thy Face" and "Remember O Thou Man."
Approximately half the songs are secular, a few from the preferred culture and others from the courtly poets and musicians surrounding such musically vulnerable monarchs as Henry VIII — who himself is represented during this assortment with fascinating songs, "With Owt Dyscorde" and "O My Hart." one of the amazing composers of Tudor and Elizabethan England represented listed below are Orlando Gibbons, John Dowland, and Thomas Weelkes.

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