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Barley Moon / Ayreheart [CD + Blu-ray Audio]


Release Date: 06/24/2016 
Label:  Sono Luminus   Catalog #: DSL-92203   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalJohn DowlandWilliam Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The 1960s brought about radical changes both in culture and in popular music. One of the trends that came about was the British Folk Rock Movement. The musicians of this movement were often proficient performers of “early music” as well. Ayreheart aims to blend together the “art” and “folk” traditions seamlessly. The first track, “John Barleycorn,” has been recorded by several in the folk-rock movement, most memorably the group Traffic. Brian Kay is heralded as a modern-day troubadour, and performs vocals, lute, and komuz on this release. He has traveled across the United States as a solo artists, and performs with several ensembles. Lutenist and composer Ronn McFarlane is also part of this recording. The Grammy nominated artist aims to Read more take the most popular Renaissance instrument- the lute- and make it part of today’s musical mainstream. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
John Barleycorn by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Written: England 
2.
In a Garden So Green by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
3.
Mr. Dowland's midnight by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Period: Renaissance 
4.
Fortune my foe by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
5.
Lady Hunsdon's Puffe, P. 54 by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
6.
Come again, instrumental music by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Period: Renaissance 
7.
Henry Martin by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Written: England 
8.
Corpus Christi Carol by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Written: England 
9.
Solus cum sola, P 10 by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
10.
Mr. George Whitehead His Almand, H. 21 by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
11.
Twa Corbies by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
12.
The woods so wild, MB 85 by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
13.
Ddoi di Dei? by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart
14.
Nottamun Town by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ayreheart

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