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Quink Vocal Ensemble
English Madrigals

Song NameComposer
Now Is The Month Of MayingThomas Morley
Farewell, DisdainfulThomas Morley
No, No NigellaThomas Morley
Why Should I Grieve?Francis Pilkington
Sweet PhylidaFrancis Pilkington
Phyllis, Now Cease To Move MeThomas Tomkins
Too Much I Once LamentedThomas Tomkins
Those Sweet Delightful LiliesThomas Bateson
Phyllis, FarewellThomas Bateson
Come To Me Grief, ForeverWilliam Byrd
Come, Woeful OrpheusWilliam Byrd
Fair Phyllis I SawJohn Farmer
Weep, Weep, Mine EyesJohn Wilbye
(1st Part)I Fall, I Fall, O Stay MeJohn Wilbye
(2nd Part) And Though My Love AboundingJohn Wilbye
Adieu, Sweet AmaryllisJohn Wilbye
The Nightingale, The Organ Of DelightThomas Weelkes
Hark, All Ye Lovely SaintsThomas Weelkes

Between 1588 and 1627, the isolation of English musical culture was broken by the influx of Italian music and composers, and during this period a beautiful collection of Madrigals with English words and composers was created. The acclaimed Quink Vocal Ensemble (Kees-Jan de Koning, bass, Harry van Berne, tenor, Paula de Wit, soprano, Machteld van Woerden, soprano, and Corrie Pronk, alto) bring us 18 perfectly-recorded madrigals from this period, three from Thomas Morley, two from Francis Pilkington, two from Thomas Tomkins, two from Thomas Bateson, two from William Byrd, one from John Farmer, four from John Wilbye, and two from Thomas Weelkes. This music is bright and romantic, with a lively grace and harmonic clarity, the result of probably the first English musical "craze!"

Item code: 7444C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | The Netherlands

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