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King's Singers: Madrigal History Tour

Song NameComposer
Amor VittoriosoGastoldi
Lirum BililirumRossino Mantovano Mantovano
Il Bianco e Dolce CignoArcadelt
La bella FranceschinaAnon.
Ultimi Mei SospiriPhilippe Verdelot
Alla CazzaAnon.
Or Si Rallegri il Cielode Wert
Fine Knacks for ladiesDowland
Who Made Thee, Hob, Forsake the PloughWilliam Byrd
Of all the Birds The I Do KnowBartlet
Too Music I Once LamentedThomas Tomkins
Fair PhyllisFarmer
The Silver SwanOrlando Gibbons
Now Is the Month of MayingThomas Morley
La GuerrePhilippe Verdelot
La, la, la, la, je ne L'ose DireCerton
Bon Jour: Et Puis, Quelles Nouvelles?Orlando Lassus
Mignonne, Allons Voir Si La RoseAnon.
Il Est Bel et BonPassereau
Margot Labourez Les Vignes Arcadelt
Un Gentil AmoureuxLe Jeune
Faulte D'ArgentWillaert
La TricoteaAnon.
Triste Estaba el Rey DavidMudarra
Cuc, CucEncina
Tres Morillas M'EnamoranFernandez
Fatal la ParteEncina
La BombaFlecha
Tanzen Und SpringenHassler
Vitrum Nostrum GloriosumAnon.
Ach Elsein Senfl
Ach Weh Des LeidenHassler
Senfl Das G'lat Zu SpeyerHofhaimer
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Produced by Peter Butler / John Fraser

The Madrigal form, as it developed throughout Europe, is chronicled with precision and great attention to detail by England's King's Singers. From it's original appearance in Italy in the 1530's, the form-characterized by polyphonic texture, and the secular equivalent of the motet-was popular in England, Germany, Spain and France. Madrigals were the music of the people: they were written in the vernacular, expressed common themes of love and desire, and were often accompanied by dancing. This is a highly recommended tour.

Item code: 6105C | 1 CD | $9.98 |add item to cart
Choral | Male | England
EMC85714.2

Related: Madrigals CDs