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Donald Macleod explores the music of James' final years, when Parliament was in a mood for war and thoughts were beginning to turn to life under the future King Charles.

Donald Macleod explores the music and musicians of James' time through key moments in his reign.

A look at how James' musicians responded to his final years in power, when Parliament was in a mood for war and thoughts were beginning to turn to life under the future King Charles.

Tomkins: When David Heard
I Fagiolini
Robert Hollingworth (director)
CHANDOS CHAN 0680, Tr 24

Tomkins Sing unto God
Richard Wistreich (bass)
Rose Consort of Viols
Red Byrd
AMON RA CDSAR62, Tr 7

Robert Johnson: The Satyrs Dance
Alfonso Ferrabosco II: Alman
Joseph Shirley: The Princes Courant
The Parley of Instruments
Peter Holman (director)
HYPERION CDA66435, Trs 9, 10, 12

Anon: Rownde Scottishe Tune (Dean Higgin's Commonplace Book)
The Harp Consort
Andrew Lawrence-King (harp/director)
DHM 05472775162, Tr 15

Dowland: Can She Excuse
Dowland Consort, Jakob Lindberg (director)
BIS CD451, Tr 22

Dowland: Pavan Lachrimae Gementes
Fretwork
VIRGIN VC7907952, Tr 6

Tomkins: Woe is Me
Fretwork
HARMONIA MUNDI HMU907320, Tr 14

Gibbons: O all true, faithful hearts
Choir of Trinity College Cambridge
Richard Marlow (director)
CONIFER 75605512312, Tr 3

Bull: In Nomine (MB No 4)
Pierre Hantaï (harpsichord)
ASTRÉE AUVIDIS E8543, Tr 14

Attrib Rory Dall O'Cathain: Limerick's Lamentation/Give me your Hand
Eileen Monger (Celtic harp)
SAYDISC CDSDLC362, Tr 11.

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Fri 21 Aug 2009 12:00

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