Songs for William Shakespeare

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Songs for William Shakespeare
Sara Stowe (Soprano) Matthew Spring (Lute, cittern, hurdy-gurdy) Sharon Lindo (Renaissance violin, recorder, pipe and tabor)

[ Heritage of Music / Gift of Music / CD ]

Release Date: Monday 20 June 2011

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The finest songs from Shakespeare's plays, from Johnson's arrangement of 'Where the bee sucks' in 'The Tempest' to Morley's famous version of Feste's song 'O mistress mine', from 'Twelfth Night'. Carefully researched and played on instruments of the period.

Tracks:

Where the Bee Sucks (The Tempest) - Robert Johnson (c.1583-1633)
Kemp's Jig
O Mistress Mine (Twelfth Night) - Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Light of Love
Take, O Take Those Lips Away (Measure for Measure) - John Wilson (1595-1674)
It Was a Lover and his Lass (As You Like It) - Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Callinoe
Full Fathom Five (The Tempest) - Robert Johnson (c.1583-1633)
Passamezzo Pavan
Farewell, Dear Love (Twelfth Night) - Robert Jones (1597-1615)
Greensleeves (SAMPLE TRACK)
The Poor Soul Sat Sighing 'The Willow Song' (Othello) - Anonymous
Sink a Pace
Hark, Hark! The Lark (Cymbeline) - Robert Johnson (c.1583-1633)
Packington's Pound
Bergamasca
Sellenger's Round
Ring Out Your Bells
Fortune My Foe
The Arraignment of John Flodder
Fortune
The Hunt's Up
Light o' Love
The Poor Peoples' Complaint
The Sick Tune
Peg a Ramsey
The Cushion Dance
Tarleton's Riserrectione - John Dowland (1563-1626)
The Rat Catcher