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Wed 20 Dec, 2017
A Cavalier Christmas – Songs and instrumentals by William Byrd, Richard Dering, Orlando Gibbons, Alessandro Grandi, George Jeffreys, John Jenkins, Henry Lawes, William Lawes and Martin Peerson
This intelligent and rewarding assemblage of seasonal songs finds the Ebor Singers returning to the turbulent years of the English Civil War following...
Tue 26 Jul, 2016
Marais: Pièces à une et à deux violes et basse continue
Published in 1689, Marin Marais’s “Pieces for One and Two Viols” (Pièces à une et à deux violes) was a significant development in the...
Tue 16 Feb, 2016
Loquebantur – Music from the Baldwin Partbooks
John Baldwin (1560-1615) was a singer, composer of instrumental and vocal music, and a diligent collector and copyist of other composers’ works. His...
Thu 03 Sep, 2015
Simpson: 20 Ayres for two trebles and two basses; Four Divisions
Christopher Simpson (c1605-69) remains best known – to those in the know at least – as the author of a treatise called “The Division Viol”,...
Mon 26 Jan, 2015
Ward: Fantasies & Verse Anthems
English composer John Ward (c1589-1638) wrote these anthems and viol fantasies while a close associate of the young Prince of Wales, Henry Stuart, by...
Fri 21 Nov, 2014
Serenissima: Music from Renaissance Europe on Venetian viols
This lovely recital was inspired by the work of viol maker Richard Jones, whose painstaking reconstructions of instruments based on the last surviving...
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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