The Tudors – Lo, Country Sports
Purcell Consort Of Voices
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4822562
Barcode
00028948225620
Format
1-CD
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THE TUDORS
Lo, Country Sports
Elizabethan Life in Music, Song and Poetry

ANONYMOUS: Almain
THOMAS TOMKINS: Adieu, ye city-prisoning towers
THOMAS WEELKES: Lo, country sports that seldom fades
BRETON: Shepherd and Shepherdess
MICHAEL EAST: Sweet muses, nymphs and shepherds sporting
YOUNG: The shepherd, Arsilius’s, repl
FARMER: O stay, sweet love
GILES FARNABY: Pearce did love fair Petronel
CAVENDISH: Down in a valley
NASHE: Spring, the sweet Spring
MICHAEL EAST: Thyrsis, sleepest thou?
JOHN RAVENSCROFT: Sing after, fellows
ANONYMOUS: The Wych
THOMAS WEELKES: Whilst youthful sports are lasting
BATESON: Come, follow me, fair nymphs
LODGE: Corydon’s Song
VAUTOR: Mother I will have a husband
THOMAS CAMPION: Jack and Joan
BENNET: The hunt is up
JOHN RAVENSCROFT: Tomorrow the fox will come to town
ROBERT JOHNSON: Alman
GILES FARNABY: Pearce did dance with Petronella
THOMAS WEELKES: Our country swains in the Morris Dance
BOLTON: A Canzon Pastora
MICHAEL EAST: Farewell, sweet woods and mountains

James Tyler, lute
John Neville, reader
Purcell Consort of Voices
Grayston Burgess, director

Recording information

Recording Producer: Michael Bremner
Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
Recording Location: St. John’s, Smith Square, London, UK, 1, 7, 8 October 1969 and 9 April 1970

Reviews

‘The performances are on the whole very enjoyable… The madrigals are sung very nicely… The more serious music is quite exquisite… It is an attractive record.’ Gramophone