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The Wonders of the World: An English Mosaic  - Echo du Danube; Miriam Allan (soprano); Rob Wyn Jones
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  1. The Furies
  2. Henry V, play: O! for a muse of fire
  3. Der Königinnen Intrada, for ensemble
  4. Twenty ways upon the bells, for 2 lutes (pub. The Schoole of Musicke, 1603)
  5. The Wife, for voice & consort
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  1. The Furies
  2. Henry V, play: O! for a muse of fire
  3. Der Königinnen Intrada, for ensemble
  4. Twenty ways upon the bells, for 2 lutes (pub. The Schoole of Musicke, 1603)
  5. The Wife, for voice & consort
  6. The Ladyes Second Masque
  7. The Marryed Man, for voice & consort
  8. The First of the Lords, for ensemble
  9. Mascharad der Edel Frauen, for ensemble
  10. The Merchant, for voice & consort
  11. Fine knacks for ladies, for 4 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
  12. Nutmegs and Ginger, song
  13. Sarabande, for lute
  14. Henry VI, play: Ay, but thou talk'st
  15. Paduana del Re, for consort
  16. Where Griping Grief the Heart Doth Wound
  17. Sinfonia ŕ 6 No. 1 from La Pellegrina (Primo Intermedio: L'armonia delle sfere)
  18. The Fairey Masque
  19. The Bachelor, for voice & consort
  20. I Cannot Keepe My Wife at Howme, folk song
  21. The Maid, for voice & consort
  22. I long for thy virginitie, for lute
  23. Symphony of Bird Calls, for 2 flutes & ensemble
  24. I Cannot Keepe My Wife at Howme, folk song
  25. The Second Witches Dance
  26. The Widow, for voice & consort
  27. Twenty ways upon the bells, for 2 lutes (pub. The Schoole of Musicke, 1603)
  28. The Divine, for voice & consort
  29. On the cold ground
  30. The Lawyer, for voice & consort
  31. The Hangman Song
  32. Work(s): The Sacred End Pavan / Galliard to the Sacred End
  33. Ein Schottisch Tanz
  34. Parsons Farewell
  35. Grays Inne Masque
  36. Where Griping Grief the Heart Doth Wound
  37. Lull Me Beyond Thee
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English Renaissance masques were extravagant, evening-long entertainments compiled of various songs and dances loosely organized around a plot or theme. Little is known about John Maynard (1577-1633), who wrote a set of songs titled The XII Wonders of the World, which forms the framework around which this masque is reconstructed. This version incorporates works by John Dowland, Matthew Locke, Thomas Morley, John Playford, and an exquisite ballad by Richard Edwards, so the quality of the music is consistently high. Although ...

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The Wonders of the World: An English Mosaic 2008, Accent

UPC: 4015023241855

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