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English Renaissance: Colour of Song Volume 1


For The King’s Singers the music of the English Renaissance has always been at the heart of our repertoire. Many of the singers, past and present, grew up singing some of the sacred works featured in this collection, including William Byrd’s triumphant Haec Dies and Sing joyfully. Alongside these sacred gems are many of the group’s favourite secular madrigals, including John Bennett’s All Creatures Now are Merry Minded, Thomas Weelkes’s As Vesta was Descending, and Orlando Gibbons’s famed The Silver Swan.




Song Listing

  1. All Creatures Are Now Merry Minded John Bennett SATBB
  2. As Vesta Was from Latmos Hill Descending Thomas Weelkes SSATTB
  3. Drop, Drop Slow Tears Orlando Gibbons SATB
  4. Fire, Fire Thomas Morley SATTB
  5. Haec Dies (This Is The Day) William Byrd SSATTB
  6. The Hunting Of The Hare Edward Pearce TTBB
  7. If Ye Love Me Thomas Tallis SATB
  8. A Round Of Three Country Dances In One Thomas Ravenscroft TTBB
  9. The Silver Swan Orlando Gibbons SATBB
  10. Sing Joyfully William Byrd SSATTB
  11. The Three Ravens Thomas Ravenscroft SATB
  12. Weep, O Mine Eyes John Bennett SATB

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