Weelkes: Death hath deprived me

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English Royal Funeral Music

English Royal Funeral Music


Morley:

I am the resurrection and the life

I know that my Redeemer liveth

We brought nothing into this world

Man that is born of a woman

In the midst of life

I heard a voice from heaven

Paisible:

The Queen’s Farewell

Purcell:

Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695: March

Thou know'st, Lord, Z 58b

Canzona

O dive custos Auriacae domus, Z504

Man that is born of a woman, Z27

In the midst of life, Z 17a

Thou know'st, Lord, Z 58c

Remember not, O Lord, our offences, Z50

Tomkins:

A sad Pavan for these distracted times

I am the resurrection and the life

I know that my Redeemer liveth

We brought nothing into this world

I heard a voice from heaven

Weelkes:

Death hath deprived me


Les Trompettes des Plaisirs, Lingua Franca & Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier

Much anticipated new release from the Gramophone Record of the Year winning Vox Luminis!

We know now that Purcell’s three Funeral Sentences were not written for the funeral of Queen Mary in 1695. Following the tradition of the English court, it was pieces by Thomas Morley, originally written for the funeral of Elizabeth I, that were sung there. Purcell’s only contribution to the ceremony was the composition of two pieces for slide trumpets (March and Canzona), and the anthem in the archaic style Thou knowest, Lord. During the funeral procession to Westminster Abbey, a band of oboes played two marches written by John Paisible and Thomas Tollet.

This recording assembles the music composed for the funeral of Queen Mary and that used at the funeral of Elizabeth I in 1603. The programme is completed by Purcell’s sublime a cappella anthems and a moving anthem by Weelkes on the death of Thomas Morley.

After the success of the recording of Schütz’s Musicalische Exequien (RIC311), voted Record of the Year by Gramophone magazine, this disc will be one of the major events of spring 2013.

“one might call it a classically 'English' choral sound - but any suspicions of coolness are easily dispelled by the commitment shown to the meaning of both music and text...Once again, Vox Luminis have touched the heart with their calm interpretative intelligence and vocal beauty.” Gramophone Magazine, June 2013

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Ricercar - RIC332

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Flora gave me fairest flowers

Flora gave me fairest flowers

21 madrigals of the English Renaissance


Bennet:

Round about in a fair ring

Byrd:

Though Amaryllis dance in green

The sweet and merry month of May

Lullaby, my sweet little baby

East, M:

Quick, quick, away, dispatch!

Farmer:

A little pretty bonny lass

Gibbons, O:

Dainty fine bird

The Silver Swan

Morley:

Now is the month of maying

My bonny lass she smileth

Fyre! Fyre

Ramsey, R:

Sleep, fleshy birth

Tomkins:

Too much I once lamented

Adieu, ye city-prisoning towers!

Weelkes:

Hark All Ye Lovely Saints

Ha ha! This world doth pass

Death hath deprived me

Wilbye:

Weep, weep, mine eyes

Flora gave me fairest flowers

Draw on, sweet night

Adieu, sweet Amaryllis


Collegium - CSCD511

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Thou Knowest Lord The Secrets Of Our Hearts

Thou Knowest Lord The Secrets Of Our Hearts

Funeral Music from 16th and 17th century England


Croft:

Burial Sentences

Gibbons, O:

I am the Resurrection

Greene, M:

Lord, Let Me Know Mine End

Locke:

I know that my redeemer liveth

Morley:

Burial Service

Purcell:

What hope for us remains now he is gone? Z472

O dive custos Auriacae domus, Z504

Tomkins:

When David Heard

Weelkes:

Death hath deprived me


Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge, David Rowland:

Meridian - CDE84363

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