Emma Kirkby: 5 Classic Albums

 
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DOWLAND / JONES / HANDEL / ABEL / etc
Emma Kirkby: 5 Classic Albums
Emma Kirkby (soprano) with Anthony Rooley (lute & orpharion) Evelyn Tubb (soprano) London Baroque, etc

[ Erato / Warner Classics / 5 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Wednesday 20 May 2015

With her uncommonly pure voice, agile coloratura and particular sensitivity to words, Dame Emma Kirkby is one of the world's leading sopranos in the field of early music. This release brings together five of the many album recordings she has made throughout her illustrious career, presenting a selection of Renaissance, Baroque and Classical works that demonstrate Kirkby's innate musicality as well as passion for music-making that stresses ensemble and clarity above all else - from songs for voice and lute to arias and cantatas with string accompaniment.

Tracks:

HANDEL:
German Arias, HWV 202-210
Violin Sonata in F major, HWV 370
Sonata a 5 in B flat major, HWV 288
Armida abbandonata, HWV 105
Organ Concerto No.13 in F major, HWV 295 "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale"

GIACHES de WERT:
Il settimo libro de madrigali (1581)

CARL ABEL:
3 Frena le belle lagrime

WILLIAM ROYCE:
Concerto grosso in E minor

THOMAS ARNE:
Delia

JOHN DOWLAND
Awake, sweet love (2:47)
Can she excuse my wrongs? (2:31)
All ye whom Love (4:14)
Dear, if you change (3:25)
Semper Dowland semper dolens (3:08)
Mister Dowland's midnight (0:50)
Sorrow, stay! (3:04)
Die not before thy day (1:30)
Mourn! Mourn! (1:49)
Woeful heart (2:46)
Now cease, my wandering eyes (2:19)
Behold a wonder here (2:44)
The lowest trees (2:17)
Me, me, and none but me (2:53)
Farewell, too fair (2:58)
The Earl of Derby, his galliard (2:57)
Mistress Winter's jump (0:59)
Stay, Time (1:53)
Shall I strive (3:01)
Thou mighty God (8:11)

ROBERT JONES
What if I seek for love of thee (1:47)
Lie down poor heart (5:15)
When love on time (2:49)
Farewell dear love (3:53)
Love wing'd my hopes (4:52)
Now what is love (4:23)
Love is a bable (2:31)
Love's god is a boy (2:18)
When will the fountain (3:54)
Fly from the world (3:23)
Happy he (2:42)
Go to bed sweet Muse (2:10)
Ite caldi sospiri (1:54)
If in this flesh (4:19)
O thread of life (4:09)
When I sit reading (3:35)
Might I redeem mine errors (6:47)