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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Stile Antico

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, vocal ensemble Stile Antico perform works associated with Queen Elizabeth I by Byrd, Tallis, Lassus, Dowland, Wilbye, Weelkes and others.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, vocal ensemble Stile Antico perform works associated with Queen Elizabeth I by Byrd, Tallis, Lassus, Dowland, Wilbye, Weelkes and others.

Introduced by Fiona Talkington.

Byrd: O Lord make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen; Attollite portas
Tallis: Absterge Domine
Lassus: Madonna, mia pietà
Willaert: Vecchie letrose
Sandrin: Doulce memoire
Ferrabosco: Exaudi Domine orationem meam; Ad Dominum cum tribularer
Dowland: Now, o now I needs must part; Can she excuse my wrongs
Wilbye: The Lady Oriana
Weelkes; As Vesta was from Latmos hills descending

Stile Antico

The long reign of Elizabeth I saw an unparalleled flourishing of musical composition. Elizabeth's personal patronage of William Byrd and Thomas Tallis, her attempts at religious tolerance, and her own love of music created an environment for a 'golden age' of music. Stile Antico explores the events of Elizabeth's life and reign; from antiphons recalling the glories of Henry VIII's Catholic court, to virtuosic madrigals using the latest continental innovations to praise the 'Virgin Queen', the programme celebrates the rich musical legacy of Elizabeth I.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • William Byrd

    O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Absterge Domine

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • William Byrd

    Attollite portas for 6 voices

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Madonna mia pieta

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Adriaan Willaert

    Vecchie letrose non valete niente

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Pierre Sandrin

    Doulce memoire en plaisir consommee

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Alfonso Ferrabosco

    Exaudi Domine orationem meam

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Alfonso Ferrabosco

    Ad Dominum cum tribularer

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • John Dowland

    Now, O now I needs must part

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • John Dowland

    Can she excuse my wrongs

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • John Wilbye

    The Lady Oriana

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Thomas Weelkes

    As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Giaches de Wert

    Gaudete in Domino

    Choir: Stile Antico.

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