HENRY LAWES (1596-1662): A Tale out of Anacreon, Oh, that joy so soon should waste, Sweet, stay awhile; why do you rise?, Amarillis, by a spring, From the heav'ns now I fly, Sweet Echo, sweetest nymph that liv'st unseen, Oh sweet woods, the delight of solitariness, Tavola: In quel gelato core una voce, Lves Sweet Repose: Amidst the myrtles as I walk, No Reprieve: Now, now Lucasia, now make haste, Slide soft, you silver floods, When shall I see my captive heart?, The Angler's Song: Man's life is but vain, for 'tis subject to pain, A Pastoral Elegie: Cease you jolly shepherds, WILLIAM LAWES (1602-1645): Gather your rosebuds while you may, Oh, let me still and silent lie, Oh, my Clarissa, thou cruel fair, 3 Corants, Country Dance, Alman, A Dreame: I laid me down upon a pillow soft, When man for sin thy judgement feels, RENÉ SAMAN (fl.1610-1631): Monsieur Saman his Coranto, CUTHBERT HELY (fl.1620-1640): Fantasia, Saraband.

Catalogue Number: 03I015

Label: Hyperion

Reference: CDA 67589

Format: CD

Price: $18.98

Description: The overlooked and often-dismissed older brother of William gets his due in this brand-new release notable also for its detailed and scholarly notes concerning performance practice and the words vs. music controversies of the period. Texts included. Robin Blaze (countertenor), Rebecca Outram (soprano), Robert MacDonald (bass), William Carter (lute, guitar, theorbo), Frances Kelly (double harp), Elizabeth Kenny (lute, theorbo).


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