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A Garland Of The Elizabethan / Clerks Of Christ Church


Release Date: 05/30/2006 
Label:  Somm   Catalog #: 47   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John BennetJohn FarmerJohn WilbyeThomas Weelkes,   ... 
Performer:  William GauntAngus WilsonJohn CottonBrian Chapman,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Clerks of Christ Church. Soloists: John Cotton, Thomas King (countertenor), Adrian Lowe, Brian Chapman (tenor), Angus Wilson, William Gaunt. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Clerks of Christ Church. Soloists: John Cotton, Thomas King (countertenor), Adrian Lowe, Brian Chapman (tenor), Angus Wilson, William Gaunt. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. All creatures now are merry minded by John Bennet
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), John Cotton (Countertenor),
Brian Chapman (Tenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor), Thomas King (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
2. The First Set of English Madrigals: A little pretty bonny lass by John Farmer
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
3. Lady, when I beehold by John Wilbye
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1598; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
4. Since Robin Hood by Thomas Weelkes
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
5. Adew, sweet Amarillis by John Wilbye
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1598; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
6. The First Set of English Madrigals: Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone by John Farmer
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
7. Weep, o mine eyes by John Bennet
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
8. Ye spotted snakes by Richard John S. Stevens
Performer:  Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1808; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
9. Doubt that the stars are fire by Richard John S. Stevens
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1796; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
10. Poor Barbara by William Shield
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
11. Slow fresh fount by William Horsley
Performer:  Brian Chapman (Tenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor), Thomas King (Countertenor),
John Cotton (Countertenor), Angus Wilson (Baritone), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
12. Drink to me only with thine eyes by Traditional
Performer:  Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Written: England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Cotton.
St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
13. Ständchen, D 889 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Cotton.
St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
14. An Sylvia, D 891/Op. 106 no 4 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Cotton.
St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
15. Mon amour a mon coeur by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Cotton.
St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
16. Orpheus with his lute by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Brian Chapman (Tenor), Angus Wilson (Baritone), William Gaunt (Bass),
Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1901; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Cotton.
St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
17. Fancy by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Brian Chapman (Tenor), Angus Wilson (Baritone), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; France 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Cotton.
St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
18. Elizabethan Lyrics (5): no 1 - Dear, if you change by Richard Pantcheff
Performer:  John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Brian Chapman (Tenor), Angus Wilson (Baritone), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2003; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Cotton.
St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
19. Elizabethan Lyrics (5): no 2 - Hey nonny no ! by Richard Pantcheff
Performer:  John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Brian Chapman (Tenor), Angus Wilson (Baritone), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2003; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
20. Elizabethan Lyrics (5): no 3 - Beauty is but a painted hell by Richard Pantcheff
Performer:  John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Brian Chapman (Tenor), Angus Wilson (Baritone), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2003; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
21. Elizabethan Lyrics (5): no 4 - O stay, sweet love by Richard Pantcheff
Performer:  John Cotton (Countertenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Brian Chapman (Tenor), Angus Wilson (Baritone), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Written: 2003; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
22. Elizabethan Lyrics (5): no 4 - Shall I come, sweet love, to thee by Richard Pantcheff
Performer:  Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor), Adrian Lowe (Tenor),
Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor), William Gaunt (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Written: 2003; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 
23. Under the Greenwood Tree by Sir William Walton
Performer:  William Gaunt (Bass), Angus Wilson (Baritone), Brian Chapman (Tenor),
Adrian Lowe (Tenor), Thomas King (Countertenor), John Cotton (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clerks of Christ Church
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
Venue:  St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Cotton.
St. Edward's School Chapel, Oxford (02/20/2004 - 02/22/2004) 

Sound Samples

All creatures now are merry merry-minded
The First Set of English Madrigals: A Little Pretty Bonny Lass
The First Set of English Madrigals: X. Lady, when I beehold
Ayeres or Phantasticke Spirites for 3 Voices: Since Robin Hood
The First Set of English Madrigals: XII. Adew, sweet Amarillis
The First Set of English Madrigals: Fair Phyllis I Saw Sitting All Alone
Madrigalls: Weep, O Mine Eyes
Ye spotted snakes
8 Glees Expressly Composed for the Ladies, Op.4: Doubt that the stars: Doubt that the stars
Poor Barbara
Slow fresh fount
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes (arr. J. Cotton for vocal ensembe)
Standchen, D. 889, "Hark, hark, the lark" (Horch, horch! die Lerch) (arr. J. Cotton for vocal ensemble)
Gesang, Op. 106, No. 4, D. 891, "An Sylvia" (Who is Sylvia) (arr. J. Cotton for vocal ensemble)
6 New Part Songs: My true love (arr. J. Cotton for vocal ensembe)
Orpheus with his Lute (arr. J. Cotton for vocal ensemble)
Fancy, FP 174 (arr. J. Cotton for vocal ensemble)
As You Like It: Under the Greenwood Tree (arr. J. Cotton for vocal ensemble)
5 Elizabethan Lyrics: No. 1. Dear if you change
5 Elizabethan Lyrics: No. 2. Hey nonny no!
5 Elizabethan Lyrics: No. 3. Beauty is but a painted hell
5 Elizabethan Lyrics: No. 4. O stay, sweet love
5 Elizabethan Lyrics: No. 5. Shall I come, sweet love

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