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PCM 05: Fretwork and Stile Antico

Live at Cadogan Hall, viol consort Fretwork and vocal ensemble Stile Antico perform music by Byrd, Morley, Gibbons and Wilbye, and contemporary works by Huw Watkins and Nico Muhly.

Live at BBC Proms: Viol consort Fretwork and vocal ensemble Stile Antico celebrate the Shakespeare anniversary, contrasting music of his contemporaries Byrd, Morley, Gibbons, Ramsey, Tomkins, Johnson and Wilbye, with new settings by Huw Watkins and Nico Muhly.

Live from Cadogan Hall, London.
Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Morley: It was a lover and his lass
Byrd: O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth
Byrd: Why do I use my paper, ink and pen?
Huw Watkins: The Phoenix and the Turtle
Byrd: Fantasia a 5, Two parts in one in the fourth above
Tomkins: Be strong and of a good courage
Ramsey: Sleep, fleshly birth
Byrd: Browning a 5, 'The leaves be green'
Johnson: Full fathom five
Nico Muhly: Gentle sleep
Gibbons: In nomine No. 1
Wilbye: Draw on, sweet night

Stile Antico
Fretwork.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Thomas Morley

    It was a lover and his lass

    Orchestra: Fretwork. Choir: Stile Antico.
  • William Byrd

    O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth; Why do I use my paper. ink and pen?

  • Huw Watkins

    The Phoenix and the Turtle

    Orchestra: Fretwork. Choir: Stile Antico.
  • William Byrd

    Fantasia a 5;'Two parts in one in the fourth above'

    Orchestra: Fretwork. Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Thomas Tomkins

    Be strong and of a good courage

    Orchestra: Fretwork. Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Robert Ramsey

    Sleep, fleshly birth

    Orchestra: Fretwork. Choir: Stile Antico.
  • William Byrd

    Browning a 5;'The leaves be green'

  • Robert Johnson

    Full fathom five

    Performer: Julien Behr. Singer: Andreas Scholl.
  • Nico Muhly

    Gentle Sleep

    Orchestra: Fretwork. Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    In nomine No1

  • John Wilbye

    Draw on, sweet night

    Orchestra: Fretwork. Choir: Stile Antico.

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