Byrd: Songs of Sundrie Natures
The Hilliard Ensemble : discography


EMI Reflexe CDC 7 47961 2

Playing time: 54'44

Recorded: 17.-19.III.1986, Abbey Road Studio No.1, London

Byrd: Songs of Sundrie Natures

Music for Voices and Viols


The Hilliard Ensemble / London Baroque


Contents:

 1.  Praise our Lord all yee Gentiles (Ps. 117) 
3-8
[2:58] 
 2.  Have mercy upon me, O God (Ps. 51: 1-2) 
1, 3-7 & 9-12
[4:28] 
 3.  Make ye ioy to God (Ps. 100: 1-2) 
3-5, 7, 8
[2:16] 
 4.  Come to me griefe for ever - The funeral Songs of that honorable Gent. Syr Phillip Sydney, Knight 
5 & 9-12
[4:04] 
 5.  Christ rising again (Rom. 6: 9-1: Cor. I: 20-22) 
3-8 & 9-12
[6:01] 
 6.  From Virgin's wombe - A Carowle for Christmas Day (Francis Kindlemarsh) 
1-4 & 9-12
[8:58] 
 7.  Ye sacred Muses - Elegy on the death of Thomas Tallis 
3 & 9-12
[3:35] 
 8.  Turne our captivitie (Ps. 126: 5-7) 
3-8
[3:51] 
 9.  Lulla, lullaby 
2-7 & 9-12
[7:34] 
 10.  Whoe made thee, Hob - A dialogue between two shepherds 
3, 4 & 9-12
[1:46] 
 11.  Come wofull Orpheus 
1-3, 6 & 7
[4:02] 
 12.  Though Amarillis daunce in greene 
1, 3-5, 7 & 9-12
[5:10] 


Performers:

The Hilliard Ensemble:
1. Lynne Dawson, soprano
2. Gillian Fisher, soprano
3. David James, countertenor
4. Ashley Stafford, countertenor
5. John Potter, tenor
6. Rogers Covey-Crump, tenor
7. Paul Hillier, bass
8. David Beavan, bass

London Baroque:
9. Charles Medlam, treble & bass viols
10. Richard Boothby, tenor viol
11. Richard Campbell, treble, tenor & bass viols
12. William Hunt, bass & double bass viols

Directed by Paul Hillier