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Elizabethan Keyboard Music / Sophie Yates


Release Date: 06/24/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 699   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William ByrdOrlando GibbonsAnthony HolborneGiles Farnaby,   ... 
Performer:  Sophie Yates
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sophie Yates plays the virginals on this third and final disc of Chandos' series of Elixabethan Music, released this year to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth 1st. Previous discs in the series from ensembles I Fagiolini and QuintEssential have been highly praised for their expert research and authentic performances. This varied and unique recital will be sought by enthusiasts both of early music and of keyboard music. Recorded in: Forde Abbey, Somerset 13-15 May 202 Producer(s) Gary Cole Sound Engineer(s) Gary Cole Sophie Yates plays the virginals on this third and final disc of Chandos' series of Elixabethan Music, released this year to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth 1st. Previous discs in the series from ensembles I Fagiolini and QuintEssential have been highly praised for their expert research and authentic performances. This varied and unique recital will be sought by enthusiasts both of early music and of keyboard music. Recorded in: Forde Abbey, Somerset 13-15 May 202 Producer(s) Gary Cole Sound Engineer(s) Gary Cole Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Carman's Whistle, MB 36 by William Byrd
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
2.
Lullaby, MB 110 by William Byrd
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
3.
The Queen's Alman, MB 10 by William Byrd
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
4.
Pavane and Galliard "Lord Salisbury" by Orlando Gibbons
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
5.
The queen's command by Orlando Gibbons
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
6.
Galliard no 5 "The New Year's Gift" by Anthony Holborne
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
7.
Tower Hill by Giles Farnaby
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
8.
Piper's Galliard by John Bull
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
9.
Chromatic Pavan and Galliard "Queen Elizabeth's" by John Bull
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
10.
Mrs. Katherin Tregian's Paven by William Tisdale
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
11.
A Ground by Anonymous
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
12.
Packington's Pound by Anonymous
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
13.
The March before the Battle, or The Earl of Oxford's March, MB 93 by William Byrd
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
14.
Pavana by Giles Farnaby
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
15.
Piper's Pavan, P 6 no 2 by Martin Peerson
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
16.
Can she excuse by Anonymous
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 

Sound Samples

The Queenes New Year's Gift
Pavan
Galliard
Earl of Oxford's March
The Queen's command: The Queen's Command
Walter Erle's Pavan
A Ground
Tower Hill
Piper's paven
Piper's Galliard
Can shee excuse
Pakington's Pownde
Pavana Chromatica, "Mrs. Katherin Tregians Paven": Mrs. Katerin Tregian's Pavan
The Carman's Whistle
The Queen's Alman
Lullaby
Chromatic (Queen Elizabeth's): Chromatic Pavane [Queen Elizabeth's]
Chromatic Galliard

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