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From Italy to England: Two Great Masters
This solo album for the renaissance lute, comprises of two of the most influential composers of the renaissance; John Dowland and Francesco Canova da Milano. Tracks include Dowland’s Lachrimae Pavan and the beautiful, haunting, monothematic lines of Milano’s La Compagna. Other works originate from the Folger ‘Dowland’ manuscript c.1594, the Cavalcanti Lute Book c.1590 and the Mathew Holmes collection c.1588-1597.
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Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble
This sublime CD combines the sonorous warmth of the QuintEssential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble and the shimmering voices of Stephan Wallace, Timothy Massa and Julian Podger. Comprising of a selection of instrumental works and vocal songs accompanied by the lute. This collection also features the lute solo ‘Walsingham’ by Francis Cutting.
This World’s Globe
Musicians and Actors of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre London
The Musicians and Actors of Shakespeare’s Globe perform material from productions including Romeo and Juliet, Richard II, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure and Much Ado About Nothing. Featuring acclaimed actors such as Mark Rylance, Liam Brennan, Tom Burke and John McEnery.
The Masque of Oberon
Musicians of the Globe
This masque, first performed at the Banqueting House, Whitehall on New Year’s Day 1611, is truly a feast for the senses. Featuring the music of Alfonso Ferrabosco II, Robert Johnson and others.
Such Sweet Sorrow
The Shakespeare’s Globe Musicians and Actors
This disc presents music from the plays of William Shakespeare c.1595. This is a collection of tracks that were incorporated in the Globe performances in 2004 by the Shakespeare’s Globe Musicians. It includes a lute solo by John Dowland, (c. 1610) The Frog Galliard, first performed in the production of Much Ado About Nothing.(2003)
The QuintEssential Sackbut and Cornet Ensemble
This is a beautiful collection of canzone and sonate by Giovanni Gabrieli, Giovanni Priuli, Claudio Merulo and others. Performed for the purpose of high feast days, one is transported to the majestic splendour of Venice.