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Fri 11 Aug, 2017:
Dreams & Fancies – English music for solo guitar

Dreams & Fancies, the solo debut on disc by young Scottish guitarist Sean Shibe, announces an exciting new talent. At its heart are a trio of lute...

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Fri 18 Nov, 2016:
Songs from Our Ancestors: Music by John Dowland, Ruan Ji, Benjamin Britten, Franz Schubert, Xu Changjun, Dominick Argento, Chen Yi, Stephen Goss and Anonymous

A first disc from London’s Globe Theatre offers a fine introduction for those outside the capital to the venue’s musical programme. Recorded in...

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Fri 28 Aug, 2015:
Amores Pasados – Lute Songs and Transcriptions by Lope de Vega, John Paul Jones, Bécquier, Fletcher, Warlock, Campion, Picforth, Tony Banks, Moeran and Sting

For anyone unacquainted with the eclectic solo career of ex-Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones it might come as a surprise to hear his “Amores...

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Tue 19 May, 2015:
Flow my tears – Songs for lute, viol and voice by Johnson, Dowland, Danyel, Campion, Hume and Muhly

Recorded live in London’s Wigmore Hall in July 2013, this beguilingly bittersweet recital further enhances Iestyn Davies’s claim for attention as...

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Tue 11 Nov, 2014:
Captain Tobias Hume: “Harke, harke!” – Lyra Violls Humors and Delights

Unlike Dowland, with whom he engaged in a professional dispute, the wonderfully eccentric Tobias Hume (c1569-1645), a mercenary in the Swedish and...

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Tue 09 Sep, 2014:
Paul O'Dette – My Favourite Dowland

Given that he has already recorded a complete set for this label, one might imagine that Paul O’Dette had already said everything he had to say...

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Tue 18 Mar, 2014:
Remember me my deir – Jacobean songs of love and loss

Edinburgh-based quartet Fires of Love specialise in Renaissance and early Baroque music. As with their previous recordings, this recital mixes songs...

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Fri 06 Dec, 2013:
Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op 10; Simple Symphony, Op 4; Lachrymae, Op 48a; Two Portraits (1930); Elegy for strings (1928)

81 minutes of mostly early and precocious Britten (born 1913, of course!), opening with the ingenious Frank Bridge Variations from 1937 (Bridge was...

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Mon 14 Oct, 2013:
Stanford: 25 Partsongs

Here’s an enterprising release that offers a different, pleasingly revealing perspective on Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924). Familiar as one...

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Sat 01 Jun, 2013:
Dowland: Honey from the Hive – Songs for his Elizabethan Patrons

Since their first collaboration on record in 1979, Emma Kirkby and Anthony Rooley have become the preeminent interpreters of John Dowland’s lute...

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