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The Consort of Musicke

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The Consort of Musicke is a British early music group, founded in 1969 by lutenist Anthony Rooley, the ensemble's Artistic Director. Members of the group have included such well-known artists as sopranos Emma Kirkby and Evelyn Tubb, alto Mary Nichols, ...

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The Consort of Musicke is a British early music group, founded in 1969 by lutenist Anthony Rooley, the ensemble's Artistic Director. Members of the group have included such well-known artists as sopranos Emma Kirkby and Evelyn Tubb, alto Mary Nichols, tenors Paul Agnew, Andrew King and Joseph Cornwell, and bass Simon Grant.

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The Graces' Dance; Gavott; Sarabande for the Graces, from Venus and Adonis
The Graces' Dance; Gavott; Sarabande for the Graces, from Venus and Adonis
Composer
Interdette speranz'e van desio (Forbidden dreams and hopeless love)
Interdette speranz'e van desio (Forbidden dreams and hopeless love)
Lyricist
Sannazaro, Jacopo
"Alma real, se come fida stella" (Royal lady, like the faithful star ...
"Alma real, se come fida stella" (Royal lady, like the faithful star ...
Cor mio, deh non languire [Dear heart, I prithee do not waste away]
Cor mio, deh non languire [Dear heart, I prithee do not waste away]
Author
Guarini, Giovanni Battista
Composer
Alessandro Savioli
As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending from The Triumphs of Oriana
As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending from The Triumphs of Oriana
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Dunque addio, care selve (SWV.15) from Il Primo Libro de Madrigali, Venice 1611
Dunque addio, care selve (SWV.15) from Il Primo Libro de Madrigali, Venice 1611
Fiume, ch'a l'onde tue [O river that invite the nymphs and shepherds]
Fiume, ch'a l'onde tue [O river that invite the nymphs and shepherds]
Author
Ongaro, Antonio
O santo fior felice (O blest and happy flower) (feat. The Consort of Musicke & Anthony Rooley)
O santo fior felice (O blest and happy flower) (feat. The Consort of Musicke & Anthony Rooley)
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Weelkes Thule, the period of cosmography
Weelkes Thule, the period of cosmography
Giunto a la tomba from Il quarto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (Venice 1584) (feat. Torquato Tasso, The Consort of Musicke & Anthony Rooley)
Giunto a la tomba from Il quarto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (Venice 1584) (feat. Torquato Tasso, The Consort of Musicke & Anthony Rooley)
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