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Music for viols -
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ROBERT ANDERSON

'... sensitively blended and tonally warm.'

Sixteenth Century Music for Viols. © 2011 Regis Records

It does not matter in the least that much of this music did not yet exist in the sixteenth century, but belongs to the 1600s. Certainly Henry VIII was skilled enough in music to try his hand as a composer, and his daughter Elizabeth was supremely musical. There is an enchanting description of the Queen's reception at Kenilworth, where she crossed a bridge and was faced with a vision of the sea-god Proteus sitting on the back of a dolphin...

Copyright © 9 January 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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SIXTEENTH CENTURY MUSIC FOR VIOLS

SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

THOMAS TALLIS

WILLIAM BYRD

VIOL MUSIC

REGIS RECORDS

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