Fairest Isle

Fairest Isle

by Barbara Bonney
     
 
The music, new territory for [Bonney], is by English composers of the 16th and 17th centuries. She sings their plaintive ballads ideally, without excess but with plenty of conviction.

Overview

The music, new territory for [Bonney], is by English composers of the 16th and 17th centuries. She sings their plaintive ballads ideally, without excess but with plenty of conviction.

Editorial Reviews

Gramophone - John Steane
English song from Dowland to Purcell is a field worthy of any singer's cultivation...[and] Barbara Bonney has the freshness and puity of voice to make an apt contribution... She is an artist whose work we have long prized, and whom, with her fellow musicians, we will no doubt take further to heart in this most enjoyable programme.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/13/2001
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0028946613221
catalogNumber:
466132

Tracks

  1. Come again, sweet love, for voice and lute  - John Dowland  - Barbara Bonney  - Jacob Heringman  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  2. If my complaints could passions move (First Book of Songs), for 4 voices & lute  - John Dowland  - Barbara Bonney  - Jacob Heringman  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  3. Away with these selfe loving lads  - John Dowland  - Barbara Bonney  - Jacob Heringman  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  4. Flow, my tears  - John Dowland  - Barbara Bonney  - Jacob Heringman  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  5. Never Weather-Beaten Sail for voice, lute & bass viol  - Thomas Campion  - Barbara Bonney  - Jacob Heringman  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  6. Sypres Curten of the Night Is Spread, for voice, lute & bass viol  - Thomas Campion  - Barbara Bonney  - Jacob Heringman  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  7. It Was a Lover and His Lass, for voice, lute & bass viol  - Thomas Morley  - Barbara Bonney  - Jacob Heringman  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  8. O Lord, how vain, sacred song for voice & 4 viols  - William Byrd  - Barbara Bonney  - Philip Sidney  -  Phantasm  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  9. Fantasia for 4 viols No. 9  -  John Jenkins  - Barbara Bonney  -  Phantasm  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  10. Though Amaryllis dance in green, madrigal for 5 voices (SSATB)  - William Byrd  - Barbara Bonney  -  Phantasm  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  11. If music be the food of love, song, Z. 379 (3 settings): First setting, 1692  - Henry Purcell  -  Academy of Ancient Music  - Barbara Bonney  - Henry Heveningham  - Christopher Hogwood  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  12. Abdelazer, or, the Moor's Revenge, incidental music, Z. 570: Air, for orchestra  - Henry Purcell  -  Academy of Ancient Music  - Christopher Hogwood  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  13. Abdelazer, or, the Moor's Revenge, incidental music, Z. 570: Air, for orchestra  - Henry Purcell  -  Academy of Ancient Music  - Christopher Hogwood  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  14. O let me weep ("The Plaint" from "The Fairy Queen"), aria, Z. 629/40  - Henry Purcell  - Barbara Bonney  - Andrew Manze  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  15. Fairest Isle (from "King Arthur"), aria for soprano, Z. 628/38  - Henry Purcell  -  Academy of Ancient Music  - Barbara Bonney  - John Dryden  - Christopher Hogwood  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  16. She loves and she confesses too, song, Z. 413  - Henry Purcell  -  Academy of Ancient Music  - Barbara Bonney  - Abraham Cowley  - Christopher Hogwood  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan
  17. Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: Dido's Lament (Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid  - Henry Purcell  -  Academy of Ancient Music  - Barbara Bonney  - Christopher Hogwood  - Nahum Tate  - Mark Millington  - James McMillan

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