Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fair, Sweet, Cruel
Thomas Ford 2:03
2 Come Sorrow, Come
Thomas Morley 3:33
3 When Laura Smiles
Philip Rosseter 1:37
4 I Saw My Lady Weep
John Dowland 4:11
5 It Was A Lover And His Lass
Thomas Morley 2:24
6 Awake Sweet Love
John Dowland 2:37
7 What Then Is Love But Mourning
Philip Rosseter 2:49
8 In Darkness Let Me Dwell
John Dowland 4:45
9 Mistress Mine May Well You Fare
Thomas Morley 1:17
10 Fine Knacks For Ladies
John Dowland 2:35
11 Sweet Come Again
Philip Rosseter 3:45
12 Thyrsis And Milla
Thomas Morley 2:25
13 Sorrow Stay
John Dowland 3:45
14 Come Phyllis, Come
Thomas Ford 1:30
15 I Saw My Lady Weeping
Thomas Morley 3:00
16 With My Love, My Life Was Nestled
Thomas Morley 1:30
17 Rest, Sweet Nymphs
Francis Pilkington 4:25
18 What If My Mistress Now
Thomas Morley 1:30
19 Have You Seen But A White Lillie Grow?
[anonymous] 2:01
20 Come Let Us Sound With Melody
Thomas Campion 1:55
21 Miserere, My Maker
[anonymous] 3:30
22 What Is A Day?
Philip Rosseter 1:50
23 Fair If You Expect Admiring
Thomas Campion 1:15
24 Shall I Come Sweet Love
Thomas Campion 3:00
25 If My Complaints
John Dowland 4:30
26 What If I Never Speed
John Dowland 1:30
27 Whether Men Do Laugh Or Weep
Philip Rosseter 1:10

Credits

CD 1

lute:
Julian Bream (guitarist and lutenist) (1956) (tracks 1–9)
Julian Bream (guitarist and lutenist) (1958) (tracks 10–27)
composer:
Thomas Campion (tracks 20, 23–24)
John Dowland (composer and lutenist) (track 6)
Thomas Ford (composer) (track 1)
Robert Johnson (English renaissance composer) (track 19)
Thomas Morley (composer) (tracks 2, 9, 15)
Francis Pilkington (track 17)
Philip Rosseter (composer) (tracks 3, 7, 11)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 21)
Thomas Morley (composer) (– 1600) (track 5)
John Dowland (composer and lutenist) (1597) (track 25)
John Dowland (composer and lutenist) (1600) (tracks 4, 10, 13)
Thomas Morley (composer) (1600) (track 12)
John Dowland (composer and lutenist) (1603) (track 26)
John Dowland (composer and lutenist) (1610) (track 8)
lyricist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 21)
William Shakespeare (English poet and playwright) (track 9)
tenor vocals:
Peter Pears (tenor) (1956) (tracks 1–9)
Peter Pears (tenor) (1958) (tracks 10–27)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1970) (tracks 4–5)
part of:
John Dowland's lute works (number: P. 24) (track 6)
arrangements:
Dowland's Tears (arr. North) (track 4)
O Mistress Mine (Grainger arrangement) (track 9)
When Laura Smiles (arranged by Keel) (track 3)
is based on:
A Lover and His Lass (original poem) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Lachrymae: Reflections on a song of Dowland, op. 48 (for viola and piano) (track 25)
part of:
A Booke of Ayres (track 11)
recording of:
O Mistress Mine (track 9)
Rest, Sweet Nymphe (track 17)
Thirsis and Milla (track 12)
Come Sorrow, Come (1956) (track 2)
Faire, Sweet, Cruell (1956) (track 1)
In Darkness Let Me Dwell (A Musicall Banquet, No. 10: “In Darkness Let Me Dwell”) (1956) (track 8)
It Was a Lover and His Lass (1956) (track 5)
When Laura Smiles (1956) (track 3)
Faire If You Expect Admiring (1958) (track 23)
Miserere My Maker (1958) (track 21)
Sweete, come againe! (1958) (track 11)

Release

art direction:Jeremy Tilston (art director and designer)
booklet editor:Anne Schneider (liner notes, translator)
ASIN:UK: B000025WI9 [info]