The Tudors – I Love, Alas
Purcell Consort of Voices
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4822570
Barcode
00028948225705
Format
1-CD
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THE TUDORS
I Love, Alas
Elizabethan Life in Music, Song and PoetryJ
JOHN DOWLAND: My Lady Rich’s Galliard
SIDNEY: Loved I am and yet complain of Love
THOMAS MORLEY: I love, alas, I love thee
THOMAS WEELKES: Lady, your eye my love enforced
ANTHONY HOLBORNE: The Countess of Pembroke’s Paradise
SIDNEY: O fair, O sweet, when I do look on thee
WILBYE: Lady, when I behold the roses sprouting
THOMAS WEELKES: Sing we at pleasure
SIDNEY: All my sense thy sweetness gained
VAUTOR: Lock up, fair lids
ANONYMOUS: Loth to depart
ORLANDO GIBBONS: Ah, dear heart, why do you rise
SIDNEY: My mistress lours
THOMAS WEELKES: My Phyllis bids me pack away
KIRBYE: See, what a maze of error
JOHN DOWLAND: My Lord Willobie’s Welcome Home
SIDNEY: With two strange fires
JOHN WARD: Hope of my heart
VAUTOR: Never did any more delight
THOMAS TOMKINS: Come, shepherd, sing with me
SIDNEY: My lute, within thyself thy tunes enclose
FRANCIS PILKINGTON: Of softly singing lute
ANONYMOUS: Sir Philip Sidney’s Lamentation

Robert Spencer, lute
Jeremy Brett, reader
Purcell Consort of Voices
Grayston Burgess

Recording information

Recording Producer & Engineer: Michael Bremner
Recording Location: Decca Studio 3, West Hampstead, London, UK, 29 May 1969

Reviews

‘It is a very pleasurable collection indeed. The madrigals are all excellent… The performances are good, too…those which demand sustained singing are done extremely well.’ Gramophone