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Henry VII and Philip the Handsome

In 1505 Philip the Handsome set sail from the Netherlands to claim the Spanish throne, only to be shipwrecked on the English coast. On the 500th anniversary of Henry VII's death, Catherine Bott explores this chance meeting between the King and Philip and examines the prestigous musical entourage that accompanied Philip on this trip.

PLAYLIST:

ANTONIUS DIVITIS O desolatorum consolator
The Orlando Consort
HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907328
Track 13

MARBRIANUS DE ORTO Dulces Exuciae
Huelgas Ensemble/Paul Van Nevel
HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 901739
Track 3

ALEXANDER AGRICOLA In mijnen sin
Ferrara Ensemble/Crawford Young
DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI RD 77038
Track 17

EDMUND TURGES from stormy windes
(Turges was a court composer to Henry VII)
The Sixteen/Harry Christophers
COLLINS CLASSICS 13142
Track 3

ALEXANDER AGRICOLA Dictes moi toutes
Ferrara Ensemble/Crawford Young
DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI RD 77038 Track 9

FAYRFAX (Henry’s court music) I love unloved
The Hilliard Ensemble
SAGA CLASSICS EC 33782
Track 2

SEGUE

DE LA RUE Fors Seulement
Clerks’ Group/Edward Wickham
ASV CDGAU 168
Track 5

WILLIAM CORNYSH Woefully Arrayed
The Hilliard Ensemble
SAGA CLASSICS EC 33782
Track 3

AVERY BURTON “Hexachord”mass (commissioned by Henry in 1494): Agnus Dei
Renaissance Group of the University of St Andrews/ Douglas Gifford
LP ALPHA APS337
Side 2 Band 4

1 hour

Last on

Sun 21 Mar 2010 00:00
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