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As It Fell On A Holie Eve - Music for an Elizabethan Christmas

MS 1365


Playing time: 57'00"
Tracks: 22
Booklet pages: 12
© 2010 Parthenia
Reviewer: Patric Standford
Review of As It Fell On A Holie Eve - Music for an Elizabethan Christmas published on 18 December 2011

Listen: Byrd: Out of the Orient Crystal Skies (track 14, 0:00-0:53)

Julianne Baird, soprano

Parthenia - A consort of viols:
Beverly Au, bass viol
Lawrence Lipnik, tenor viol
Rosamund Morley, treble viol
Lisa Terry, bass viol

William Byrd (1543-1623):
1 Prelude and Voluntary

Thomas Ravenscroft (c1582-1635):
2 Remember, O Thou Man

William Byrd:
3 From Virgin's Womb this Day did Spring

Anthony Holborne (c1550-1602):
from Pavans, Galliards, Almains and other short Aeirs (1599)
4 As it fell on a Holie Eve
5 The Cradle
6 The Night Watch

William Byrd:
from Gradualia seu cantionum sacrarum (1607)
7 O magnum mysterium
8 Vidimus stellam
9 Puer natus est

anon (c1600) from the Dublin Virginal Ms
10 Gentil Madonna

anon (c1600):
11 Sweet was the Song the Virgin Sung

John Bull (c1562-1628):
12 A Gigge: Dr Bull's My Selfe

Thomas Morley (1557-1602):
13 Fantasia 'La sampogna'

William Byrd:
14 Out of the Orient Crystal Skies

anon (c1600):
Elizabethan Dance Suite
15 Pavan of Albarti
16 Gallyard
17 Allemana d'Amor

William Byrd:
18 Fantasy a 4

19 Shearmen and Tailor's Carol (1591) - Lully, Lulla

Tobias Hume (c1569-1645):
20 Harke, harke
Beverly Au, bass viol

Tobias Hume:
21 A Merry Conceit: The Queens Delight

22 anon (mid-seventeenth-century):
Divisions on 'Greensleeves'
Traditional Waits Carol (1642)
The Old Year Now Away Is Fled


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