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Episode 2

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 15 May 2012

Donald Macleod rejoins the royal musicians in 1575 at Kenilworth Castle for what promises to be a three-week knees-up, a party so lavish that every partygoer will remember it like the Woodstock of his day. And despite their more heavenly inclinations, the singers prove remarkably adept at turning their skills to dramatic ends, not least the Master himself who lands a role as 'deviser' of musical entertainments.

Music Played

7 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    [anonymous] Artheres Dump

    Performer: Linda Sayce - Lute

    SIGNUM, SIGCD020

  • Image for William Hunnis

    William Hunnis In terrors trapp'd with thraldom thrust p.156

    Performer: David MILLER - Lute Performer: James BOWMAN - Counter-tenor Performer: KINGS CONSORT, THE - Viol (Viols of )

    HYPERION, CDH55241

  • Image for Richard Farrant

    Richard Farrant Call to remembrance, O Lord - anthem for 4 voices

    Conductor: John (u.k.) SCOTT Performer: St Paul's Cathedral Choir

    HYPERION, CDA-66916

  • Image for Thomas Tallis

    Thomas Tallis Laudate Dominum for 5 voices

    Conductor: Alistair DIXON Performer: Chapelle Du Roi

    SIGNUM, sigcd-029

  • Image for John Sheppard

    John Sheppard Second service for ? voices

    Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: The SIXTEEN

    Hyperion, CDA66603

  • Image for John Blitheman

    John Blitheman Te Deum

    Performer: Joseph PAYNE - Organ

    NAXOS, 8-550718

  • Image for William Byrd

    William Byrd The Great service for 5-10 voices

    Conductor: Peter PHILLIPS Performer: Tallis Scholars

    GIMELL RECORDS, CDGIM-011

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