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Greensleeves: Folk Music of the British Isles / Monks, Armonico Consort


Release Date: 06/10/2016 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 447   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalCharles Villiers StanfordGeoffrey WebberThomas Morley,   ... 
Performer:  Eloise IrvingMatthew VinePhilippa MurrayGuy Simcock,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new release is a celebration of the music of the British Isles. Spanning the breadth and width of the Isles, this is some of the most beautiful folk music ever written. The arrangements by Geoffrey Webber and Toby Young are mesmerizing. Performing these songs is the Armonico Consort, directed by Christopher Monks. This new release is a celebration of the music of the British Isles. Spanning the breadth and width of the Isles, this is some of the most beautiful folk music ever written. The arrangements by Geoffrey Webber and Toby Young are mesmerizing. Performing these songs is the Armonico Consort, directed by Christopher Monks. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lisa Lan by Traditional
Performer:  Eloise Irving (), Matthew Vine ()
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
2.
Partsongs (8), Op. 119: no 3, Blue Bird by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Philippa Murray ()
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
3.
The Banks of My Own Lovely Lee by Traditional
Performer:  Philippa Murray (), Matthew Vine ()
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4.
She moved through the fair by Traditional
Performer:  Matthew Vine ()
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Written: Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
5.
Sweet Kitty, folk song setting for chorus by Geoffrey Webber
Performer:  Matthew Vine (), Philippa Murray ()
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
6.
Suo Gan by Traditional
Performer:  Guy Simcock (), Eloise Irving ()
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
7.
I Love My Love, folk song by Traditional
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
8.
Dadl Dau, folk song setting for chorus by Geoffrey Webber
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
9.
Now is the month of maying by Thomas Morley
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
10.
White Rose by Traditional
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
11.
Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Philippa Murray (), Francis Brett ()
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
12.
Loch Lomond by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Matthew Vine ()
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
13.
O Love, 'Tis a Calm Starry Night, folk song setting for chorus by Patrick Hadley
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
14.
The Wraggle Taggle Gypsies, O!, folk song by Traditional
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
15.
Lay a Garland, for 8 voices by Robert Lucas Pearsall
Conductor:  Christopher Monks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Armonico Consort
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1840 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 

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