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Renaissance Music: England, Italy, Spain, Mexico / Hillier, Hilliard Ensemble


Release Date: 08/26/2016 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 556723  
Composer:  Giovanni GastoldiAntonio CaprioliLoyset CompèrePhillippe Verdelot,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Number of Discs: 6 
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After an extraordinary 40-year career, the four-man Hilliard Ensemble disbanded in 2014. This 6-CD collection focuses on eras central to their wide-ranging repertoire – the Renaissance and Early Baroque, with music from England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Mexico. As the Guardian wrote of the Hilliard Ensemble’s farewell concert: “What came through consistently was how deeply entangled the four voices are, even while each singer retains his own individual tone. Blend and balance were instinctively, unerringly impeccable.” After an extraordinary 40-year career, the four-man Hilliard Ensemble disbanded in 2014. This 6-CD collection focuses on eras central to their wide-ranging repertoire – the Renaissance and Early Baroque, with music from England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Mexico. As the Guardian wrote of the Hilliard Ensemble’s farewell concert: “What came through consistently was how deeply entangled the four voices are, even while each singer retains his own individual tone. Blend and balance were instinctively, unerringly impeccable.” Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Cantiam lieti cantiamo by Giovanni Gastoldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2.
E d'un bel matin d'amore by Antonio Caprioli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Quella bella e biancha mano by Antonio Caprioli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Una leggiadra nimpha by Antonio Caprioli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Venite amanti insieme by Loyset Compère
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Divini occhi sereni by Phillippe Verdelot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1533; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Con l'angelico riso by Phillippe Verdelot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Madonna il tuo bel viso by Phillippe Verdelot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1533; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Fuggi, fuggi, cor mio by Phillippe Verdelot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1533; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Se lieta e grata morte by Phillippe Verdelot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1533; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Se la dura durezza in la mia donna by Jacques Arcadelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1539 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Ahime, dov'è 'l bel viso by Jacques Arcadelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1539 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Madonna, s'io v'offendo by Jacques Arcadelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1539 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Il bianco e dolce cigno by Jacques Arcadelt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1539 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Donne, venete al ballo by Francesco Patavino
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Morir non può il mio cuore by Maddalena Casulana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Se la mia vita da l'aspro tormento by Luca Marenzio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1588; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
Mia benigna fortuna by Cypriano de Rore
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1557; Ferrara, Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
Anchor che col partire by Cypriano de Rore
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1547 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
O sonno by Cypriano de Rore
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1557 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
Chi la Gagliarda by Giovanni Domenico Nola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
22.
Madonna mia fa famme by Adrian Willaert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1545; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
23.
Medici nui siamo by Giovanni Domenico Nola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
24.
Quando sarà mai quel zorro by Vincenzo Bellavere
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
25.
Tri ciechi siamo by Giovanni Domenico Nola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
26.
O griefe, even on the bud by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1597; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
27.
When, loe, by breake of morning by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1595; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
28.
Aprill is in my Mistris face by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
29.
Thule, the period of cosmographie by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1600; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
30.
Sweet nimphe come to thy lover by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1595; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
31.
Sweet hony sucking bees by John Wilbye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1609; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
32.
Miraculous love's wounding by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
33.
Adew, sweet Amarillis by John Wilbye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1598; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
34.
Weep, o mine eyes by John Bennet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
35.
First Set of Madrigals and Mottets: The silver swanne by Orlando Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
36.
O Care, thou wilt despatch me by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
37.
Since Robin Hood by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
38.
Fyre and lightning from heaven by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1595; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
39.
Strike it up tabor by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
40.
Songs of 3-6 parts: See, see the shepheards Queene by Thomas Tomkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
41.
The First Set, beeing Songs of Divers Ayres and Natures: Sweet Suffolke Owle by Thomas Vautor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1620; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
42.
In nets of goulden wyres by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1595; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
43.
Draw on sweet night by John Wilbye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1609; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
44.
Come, sable night by John Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
45.
Ave rex noster by Alonso de Mondejar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
46.
Motets: Inter vestibulum et altare by Francisco de Peñalosa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
47.
Vox dilecti mei by Martin de Rivafreche
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
48.
Cancionero musical de Palacio: Dí, porque mueres en cruz by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1520; Spain 
49.
Clamabat autem mulier by Pedro de Escobar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Portugal 
50.
Stabat mater by Alonso Perez de Alba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
51.
Triste Espana sin ventura! by Juan del Encina
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Written: 1497 
52.
Cancionero musical de Palacio: Dindirin by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1520; Spain 
53.
Pásame por Dios barquero by Pedro de Escobar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Portugal 
54.
Si la noche haze escura by Diego Pisador
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Spain 
55.
Mas vale trocar by Juan del Encina
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
56.
A la Caça by Gabriel Luchas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
57.
Nunca fue pena maior by Johannes Urreda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; Spain 
58.
Cucú, cucú, cucucú by Juan del Encina
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
59.
La tricotea Samartin by Alonso
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1500; Spain 
60.
Oy comamos y bebamos by Juan del Encina
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1497; Spain 
61.
Pater noster by Cristóbal de Morales
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century 
62.
Parce mihi domine by Cristóbal de Morales
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century 
63.
Memento Mei Deus by Hernando Franco
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Mexico 
64.
O quam suavis est by Alonso Lobo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1602; Spain 
65.
Transfigi dulcissime Domine by Juan Gutierrez de Padilla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Mexico 
66.
Salve Regina by Pedro de Escobar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Portugal 
67.
Ave Virgo sanctissima by Francisco Guerrero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Spain 
68.
Mass for 4 Voices by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1592-1593; England 
69.
Mass for 3 Voices by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1593-1594; England 
70.
Mass for 5 Voices by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1595; England 
71.
De Lamentationes Hieremiae by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
72.
Christe qui lux es a 5 by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
73.
Laetentur coeli by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1589; England 
74.
Ave verum corpus by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1605; England 

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