Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pastime with good companie (The King’s Ballad)
King Henry VIII 1:53
2 Ah, Robin, gentle Robin
William Cornysh 2:26
3 Blow thy horn, hunter
William Cornysh 2:23
4 It is to me a right great joy
King Henry VIII 1:33
5 Hey, trolly lolly lo!
Anonymous 3:56
6 Long live fair Oriana
Ellis Gibbons 2:39
7 The Silver Swan (Round)
Orlando Gibbons 2:00
8 The Silver Swan
Orlando Gibbons 1:46
9 Fair Oriana, beauty’s Queen
John Hilton 2:21
10 Lightly she whipped o’er the dales
John Mundy 3:11
11 Flow, O my tears
John Dowland 1:37
12 Weep, O mine eyes
John Bennet 2:44
13 As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending
Thomas Weelkes 3:19
14 The Triumph of Victoria
Sir Walter Parratt 2:33
15 Who can dwell with greatness?
Sir Hubert Parry 3:07
16 To her beneath whose steadfast star
Sir Edward Elgar 4:51
17 Choral Dances from “Gloriana”: Time
Benjamin Britten 1:51
18 Choral Dances from “Gloriana”: Concord
Benjamin Britten 2:25
19 Choral Dances from “Gloriana”: Time and Concord
Benjamin Britten 1:46
20 Choral Dances from “Gloriana”: Country Girls
Benjamin Britten 1:17
21 Choral Dances from “Gloriana”: Rustics and Fishermen
Benjamin Britten 1:00
22 Choral Dances from “Gloriana”: Final Dance of Homage
Benjamin Britten 2:20
23 A Rough Guide to the Royal Succession (It’s just one damn King after another…)
Paul Drayton 12:48

Credits

CD 1

composer:
John Bennet (16th/17th century composer) (track 12)
Benjamin Britten (tracks 17–22)
William Cornysh (the younger) (tracks 2–3)
Paul Drayton (track 23)
Edward Elgar (track 16)
Ellis Gibbons (track 6)
Orlando Gibbons (tracks 7–8)
John Hilton (the elder, 1560?-1608?) (track 9)
John Mundy (track 10)
Sir Walter Parratt (track 14)
Thomas Weelkes (track 13)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
John Dowland (1600) (track 11)
Sir Hubert Parry (English composer) (1899) (track 15)
lyricist:
Austin Dobson (track 15)
William Plomer (tracks 17–22)
vocals:
The King’s Singers (tracks 1–23)
part of:
The Triumphs of Oriana (number: 3) (track 10)
The Triumphs of Oriana (number: 4) (track 6)
later versions:
Past Time With Good Company (Nox Arcana version) (track 1)
Pastime With Good Company (Blackmore’s Night version) (track 1)
part of:
Choral Dances from Gloriana (tracks 17–22)
recording of:
The Silver Swan (track 8)
Weep, O Mine Eyes (track 12)

Release

ASIN: UK: B0080EG7Q4 [info]