Lute Songs

~ Release by John Dowland, Robert Jones; Emma Kirkby, Anthony Rooley (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Annotation

Originally released in 1991 by Virgin Classics, Catalogue No. 59633

Annotation last modified on 2012-10-04 08:07 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Awake sweet love, thou art returned, part song for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland2:52
2Can she excuse my wrongs?, madrigal for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland2:36
3All ye whom love or fortune hath betrayed (First Book of Songs), part song for 4 voices & lute
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland4:19
4Dear, if you change, I'll never choose again, song for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs)
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland3:29
5Semper Dowland semper dolens, pavan for lute, P 9
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland3:12
6Mr Dowland's Midnight, almain for lute, P 99
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland0:55
7Sorrow, stay, lend true repentant tears, song for 2 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland3:04
8Die not before thy day, for 2 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland1:30
9Mourn, mourn, day is with darkness fled, for 2 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland1:55
10Woeful heart with grief oppressed, for 4 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland2:53
11Now cease, my wand'ring eyes, for 4 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland2:25
12Behold a wonder here, for voice, lute & bass viol (Third Book of Songs)
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland2:46
13The lowest trees have tops, song for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs)
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland2:21
14Me, me, and none but me, song for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs)
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland2:55
15Farewell, too fair, for voice, lute & bass viol (Third Book of Songs)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland3:05
16The Earl of Derby's Galliard, for lute, P 44
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland3:00
17Mrs Winters Jump, dance for lute, P 55
orpharion:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland1:05
18Stay, Time, awhile thy flying, song for 4 voices & lute (A Pilgrimes Solace)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland1:57
19Shall I strive with words to move, song for 4 voices & lute (A Pilgrimes Solace)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland3:07
20Thou mighty God, sacred song (A Pilgrimes Solace)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
John Dowland8:11
CD 2
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1What If I Seek for Love of Thee?
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
recording of:
What if I seek for love of thee
composer:
Robert Jones (English lutenist and composer)
Robert Jones1:47
2Lie Down, Poor Heart
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones5:15
3When love on time (from The First Booke of Songes)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones2:50
4Farewell, Dear Love
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
recording of:
The First Booke of Songes or Ayres: XII. Farwell, Dear Love
composer:
Robert Jones (English lutenist and composer)
Robert Jones3:53
5Love Wing'd My Hopes
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones4:52
6Now What Is Love
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones4:23
7Love Is a Bable
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones2:31
8Love's god is a boy
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones2:18
9When wil the fountain (from Ultimum Vale)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones3:54
10Fly from the World
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones3:23
11Happy he (from Ultimum Vale)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones2:45
12Go to bed, sweet muse
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
recording of:
Go to Bed, Sweet Muse
composer:
Robert Jones (English lutenist and composer)
Robert Jones2:10
13Ite caldi sospiri (from "A Musical Dreame")
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones1:56
14If in This Flesh
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
recording of:
If In This Flesh
composer:
Robert Jones (English lutenist and composer)
Robert Jones4:19
15O Thred of life (from A Musicall Dreame)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones4:09
16When I sit reading (from A Musicall Dreame)
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones3:36
17Might I redeem mine errors, for voice & lute
lute:
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Robert Jones6:47

Credits

Release

design/illustration:Sacha Davison Lunt
Robert Peake the elder (English painter)
liner notes:Mark Audus
Bernd Müller (liner notes, German translation)
Adélaïde de Place
Anne Steeb (liner notes, German translation)
graphic design:Sacha Davison Lunt
engineer:Tim Handley (engineer/editor/producer)
Antony Howell (engineer)
producer:Nicholas Parker (classical violinist, producer, engineer)
Anthony Rooley (lute player / conductor)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/2927837 [info]
ASIN:UK: B0002IPZ78 [info]