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Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo), Daniel Hyde (organ)
The musicians respond to Lawes's complex and variegated emotions with playing by turns buoyant and vigorous, graceful and serene. They delight, too, in his quirky wit...[in Consorts to the Organ]... — More…
Laurence Dreyfus (treble viol and director), Wendy Gillespie (treble viol), Jonathan Manson (tenor viol), Markku Luolajan-Mikkola (bass viol) with Emilia Benjamin (tenor viol) & Mikko Perkola (bass viol)
Phantasm and organist Daniel Hyde capture the mercurial nature of the music in these poised, erudite accounts, which include some unusual versions not previously available on CD. The players... — More…
Richard Boothby (viola da gamba)
Lawes’s music is in general jolly and introspective by turns. Boothby plays in a charmingly gentle, often elegant yet spare way that suggests he is enjoying a private pleasure which we are nonetheless... — More…