Lute Songs - Charles Daniels (tenor); Nigel North (lute)
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  1. Come My Celia, Let Us Prove, for voice & lute
  2. Like Hermit poor (Ayres, 1609)
  3. So, so, leave off this last lamenting kisse (from Ayres 1609)
  4. Fire, Fire, Fire, Fire for voice, lute & bass viol
  5. I Care Not for These Ladies for voice, lute & bass viol
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  1. Come My Celia, Let Us Prove, for voice & lute
  2. Like Hermit poor (Ayres, 1609)
  3. So, so, leave off this last lamenting kisse (from Ayres 1609)
  4. Fire, Fire, Fire, Fire for voice, lute & bass viol
  5. I Care Not for These Ladies for voice, lute & bass viol
  6. A painted tale, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  7. Thirsis and Milla, song in 2 sections for voice with lute & bass viol
  8. With my love my life was nestled, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  9. I saw my ladye weeping, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  10. Beauty sat bathing
  11. Tis true, 'tis day, what though it be?
  12. Who is it that this darke night, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  13. Can I forget what reason's force, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  14. Faire Sweet Cruell for 4 voices & instruments
  15. Go, Passions, to the Cruel Fair
  16. Not full twelve years (Musicke of Sundrie Kindes), for voice & lute
  17. Whither runneth my sweet hart (The Second Book of Songs, 1601), for voice & lute
  18. Come sorrows (The Second Book of Songs), for voice & lute
  19. Ay me, she frowns (The First Booke of Ayres No. 7)
  20. Absence, hear thou my protestation, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  21. Come sorrow, come, song for voice with lute & bass viol
  22. When Laura Smiles
  23. What Then Is Love But Mourning
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Veteran English tenor Charles Daniels is best known for his careful, penetrating readings of large Baroque choral roles. This disc of famous (Thomas Campion's Fire fire and a couple of Morley classics) and not-so-famous (William Corkine's Beauty sat bathing) represents an unusual repertoire for him and another distinctive release connected with Canada's ATMA label and Montreal's vibrant early music scene. The lute song of the late sixteenth century, too, is sung at least as often by countertenors (or by women) as by tenors. ...

Lute Songs 2007, ATMA Classique

UPC: 722056254823

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