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All At Once Well Met - English Madrigals / King's Singers


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 49265   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John FarmerThomas TomkinsThomas MorleyThomas Weelkes,   ... 
Performer:  Robert SpencerJohn Fraser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. The First Set of English Madrigals: A little pretty bonny lass by John Farmer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
Language: English 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Christopher Parker.
Audio Producer: John Willan. 
2. Songs of 3-6 parts: Weep no more, thou sorry boy by Thomas Tomkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1622; England 
3. Shoot, false love, I care not by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
4. Now is the month of maying by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Notes: Audio Engineer: Stuart Eltham.
Audio Producer: Christopher Bishop. 
5. Fowre armes two neckes by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
6. Harke all ye lovely saints above by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1598; England 
7. Since Robin Hood by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
8. Canzonets to 3 Voices: no 23, Though Philomela lost hir love by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1593; England 
9. O wretched man by John Wilbye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1609; England 
10. Weep, o mine eyes by John Bennet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
11. The nightingale, the organ of delight by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
12. Come sirrah Jacke hoe by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
13. Cruell, behold my heavie ending by John Wilbye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1598; England 
14. The First Set of English Madrigals: Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone by John Farmer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
15. Sing wee and chaunt it by Thomas Morley
Performer:  Robert Spencer (Lute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
16. On a fair morning by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1594; England 
17. Oft have I vowde by John Wilbye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1609; England 
18. I thought that love had been a boy by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
19. Say love if ever thou ditst find, D 58 by John Dowland
Performer:  Robert Spencer (Lute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1603; England 
20. All at once well met faire ladies by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1598; England 
21. Construe my meaning by Giles Farnaby
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1598; England 
22. Lord! when I think by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1608; England 
23. Cruel, wilt thou persever by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1597; England 
24. Second Booke of Songes or Ayres: no 12, Fine knacks for ladies by John Dowland
Performer:  John Fraser (Tabor), Robert Spencer (Lute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1600; England 
Notes: Audio Engineer: Stuart Eltham.
Audio Producer: John Fraser. 
25. Strike it up tabor by Thomas Weelkes
Performer:  John Fraser (Tabor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1608; England 
26. I love, alas I love thee by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1595; England 
27. Farewell, dear love by Robert Jones
Performer:  Robert Spencer (Lute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
28. Songs of 3-6 parts: See, see the shepheards Queene by Thomas Tomkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
29. Have I found her by Francis Pilkington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
30. Lady your words do spite me by John Wilbye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1598; England 
31. Were I a King by John Mundy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1594; England 
32. Firste Booke of Songes or Ayres: no 17, Come againe, sweet love doth now envite by John Dowland
Performer:  Robert Spencer (Lute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1597; England 
33. Tan ta ra, cries Mars by Thomas Weelkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1608; England 
34. Why should I love? by George Kirbye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1597; England 
35. Psalmes, Songs and Sonnets...fit for Voyces or Viols: This sweet and merry month of May by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1590; England 

Sound Samples

A little pretty bonny lass (1987 Digital Remaster)
Weep no more, thou sorry boy (1987 Digital Remaster)
Shoot, false love (1987 Digital Remaster)
Now is the month of maying (1987 Digital Remaster)
Four arms, two necks, one wreathing (1987 Digital Remaster)
Hark, all ye lovely saints above (1987 Digital Remaster)
Since Robin Hood (1987 Digital Remaster)
Though Philomela lost her love (1987 Digital Remaster)
O wretched man (1987 Digital Remaster)
Weep, O mine eyes (1987 Digital Remaster)
The nightingale, the organ of delight (1987 Digital Remaster)
Come, sirrah Jack, ho! (1987 Digital Remaster)
Cruel, behold my heavy ending (1987 Digital Remaster)
Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone (1987 Digital Remaster)
Sing we and chant it
On a fair morning
Oft have I vowed
Is love a boy?
Say, Love, if ever thou didst find
All at once well met
Construe my meaning
Lord! when I think
Cruel, wilt thou persever
Fine knacks for ladies
Strike it up, Tabor
I love, alas I love thee
Farewell, dear love
See, see the shepherds' queen
Have I found her
Lady, your words do spite me
Were I a king
Come again
Tan ta ra, cries Mars
Why should I love?
This sweet and merry month of May

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