Musick's Feaste: Music of the Renaissance 1480-1600

Description

Follow the musical renaissance in Europe and England, tracing the spread of the Flemish School through France to Italy. Hosted by Anthony Rooley, Director of the Consort of Musicke and founder of the Early Music Centre in London.

PART ONE:

  • Regina Coeli Laetare-Josquin Despres (c.1500) Flemish polyphonic motet
  • 'Le souvenir de vous' Robert Morton - French chanson in rondeau form (c. 1470)
  • La, La, la, L'oysillon du bois' Jean Mouton - French chanson in free form (c. 1505)
  • Se'ben nor non scopro il foco - Bartolomeo
  • Tromboncino - Italian frottola (poetic form-barzalletta) c. 1500
  • Danza Alta - Francisco de la Torre - (c. 1485)
  • Piva - Giovani Ambrosio Dalza - drone dance - lute duet (c. 1508)
  • Sentomi la formicula - Carlo Gesualdo - Italian Villotta (1597)
  • Mille volte il di moro - Carlo Gesualdo - Italian madrigal (c. 1595)
  • Sanctus - Giovanni Palestrina (1585)

PART TWO:

  • Loquebantur - Thomas Tallis
  • Blame not my lute - Wyatt/Anon - English poem described as a 'song' set to an Italian popular tune.
  • Fantasia a6 - William Byrd - Instrumental Fantasia
  • O Lord how long - WIlliam Byrd (1588)
  • Sleep wayward thoughts - John Dowland - English lute son (1597)
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