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The Art Of The Bawdy Song / Baltimore Consort, Et Al


Release Date: 02/11/1993 
Label:  Sono Luminus   Catalog #: 90155   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  AnonymousHenry PurcellHenry AldrichThomas D'Urfey,   ... 
Performer:  Alexander BlachlyPaul ShipperJames WeaverMary Anne Ballard,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore ConsortMerry Companions
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Aniseed Robin by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1651; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Source: English Dancing Master 1651 
2. Cuckolds all a-row by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1651; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Source: English Dancing Master 1651. 
3. I gave her cakes and I gave her ale, Z 256 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Alexander Blachly (Baritone), Paul Shipper (Bass), James Weaver (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1690; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Taking his beer with old Anacharsis by Henry Aldrich
Performer:  Mary Anne Ballard (Fiddle), Chris Norman (Pennywhistle), Alexander Blachly (Baritone),
Webb Wiggins (Virginal), Mark Cudek (Guitar), Webb Wiggins (Tambourine),
Chris Norman (Flute), Paul Shipper (Bass), James Weaver (Baritone),
Lorenzo Labbrobaccio (), Robert McFarland (Lute), Larry Lipkis (Viola da gamba),
Larry Lipkis (Recorder), Custer LaRue (Soprano), Mark Cudek (Recorder),
Mark Cudek (Cittern), Mary Anne Ballard (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Fye, nay, prithee John by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Peter Becker (Baritone), James Weaver (Baritone), Alexander Blachly (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Cold and raw by Thomas D'Urfey
Performer:  Custer LaRue (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. The miller's daughter riding, Z 277 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Shipper (Bass), Peter Becker (Baritone), Alexander Blachly (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1686; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Will said to his mammy by Robert Jones
Performer:  Alexander Blachly (Baritone), James Weaver (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Old fumbler by Anonymous
Performer:  Peter Becker (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Source: Pills to Purge Melancholy 1719 
10. Walking in a meadowe greene by Anonymous
Performer:  Custer LaRue (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1650 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Source: Bishop Percy's Folio Ms. c1650 
11. Celia Learning on the Spinnet by John Isham
Performer:  Alexander Blachly (Baritone), Paul Shipper (Baritone), James Weaver (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
12. Tom the Taylor by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Peter Becker (Baritone), James Weaver (Baritone), Alexander Blachly (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. Come sirrah Jacke hoe by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
14. Dainty fine Aniseed water by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1652; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
15. Most Men Do love the Spanish wine by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1595; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
16. Gathering peascods by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
17. Ladie lie near me by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1651; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
18. Sir Walter enjoying his damsel, Z 273 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
19. My Thing is my Own by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1719; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Notes: Source: Pills to Purge Melancholy 1719 
20. When first Amyntas sued for a Kiss by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1719; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Notes: Source: Pills to Purge Melancholy 1719 
21. More palatino by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Netherlands (Holland 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
22. Come, let us drink, Z 245 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
23. My lady's coachman John, Z 260 "The Pensioner" by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1687; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Language: English 
24. The Night Ramble by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Notes: Source: Pills to Purge Melancholy 1719 
25. Argeers by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
26. My lady and her Maid by Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
27. As Roger last night to Jenny lay close, Z 242 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Language: English 
28. Pox on you for a fop, Z 268 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
29. Tis women make us love by John Blow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
30. Here dwells a pretty maid by William Cranford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Language: English 
31. My man John had a thing that was long by John Eccles
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Language: English 
32. Poor Owen by John Church
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Language: English 
33. Where they drank by John Church
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Consort,  Merry Companions
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Aniseed Robin
Cuckolds all a-row
I gave her cakes and I gave her ale, Z. 256
Taking his Beer with Old Anacharsis
Fie, nay prithee, John
Cold and Raw
The miller's daughter riding to the fair
Will Said to his Mammy
The Old Fumbler
Walking in a Meadowe Greene
Celia Learning on the Spinnet
Tom the Taylor
My lady's coachman John, Z. 260
The Irish Jig, "The Night Ramble"
Come sirrah Jacke hoe
Dainty Fine Aniseed Water
Most Men do Love the Spanish Wine
Argeers
Gathering Peascods
My lady and her Maid
As Roger last night to Jenny lay close, Z. 242
Pox on you for a fop, Z. 268
Ladie lie near me
Tis Women Makes Us Love
Sir Walter enjoying his damsel, Z. 273
My Thing Is My Own
Here dwells a pretty Maid
My man John
When first Amyntas sued for a Kiss
Almande Gratie, SwWV 318, "More Palatino"
Poor Owen
Where They drank
Come, let us drink, Z. 245

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