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Dorsetmike
Dec-13-2011, 22:55
A selection of madrigals, motets etc, many of which I sang in the days before ciggies ruined me voice! I'll be adding more, feel free to add your findings also, including recordings you may have made of your choral group/choir.

Some Youtube links and PDF scores where available from WIMA

John Dowland, Come again

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8vkvHJ2K8Q

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William Byrd, Vigilate,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo9OnbLLnfE

John Bennet, Weep O mine eyes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYwzk9uqCyU

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Dorsetmike
Dec-14-2011, 01:41
John Taverner, Leroy Kyrie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSNot2pen7Q

John Mundy, Sing Joyfully unto god our Strength,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4KmboDxJtI

Robert Jones, Farewell, Dear Love

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5iPpVAWhYg

JHC
Dec-14-2011, 02:48
Mike we must have similar tastes I have a lot of this music, absolutely love it.

GoneBaroque
Dec-14-2011, 06:10
As do I by various groups, Tallis Scholars, The Byrd Masses and so on. I will see what I can add.

wljmrbill
Dec-14-2011, 07:19
some very good examples of the period. Reminds me of the days I sang in the college Madrigal Singers. Thanks

JHC
Dec-14-2011, 07:59
I have the complete works of Thomas Tallis it is a 10 CD set performed by the Chapelle du Roi directed by Alistair Dixon, it took me a week of evenings to listen to the whole lot, You have to have stamina lol

Dorsetmike
Dec-14-2011, 15:54
Thomas Weelkes, Hark al ye lovely saints above,


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cD0X5-GE5s

The King's Singers, with 3 pieces, part of a TV series "The Madrigal History tour", (some talk and scenery between songs)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zn0COdsEM2Y

John Farmer, A little pretty bonny lass,


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIcN95ouZPQ

Dorsetmike
May-18-2012, 22:56
Worcester Cathedral choir

A John Blitheman Evening anthem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GA2x7tAcXZQ

Thomas Thompkins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=cypH451_lAQ

William Byrd

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P64Yk_PmE_I

Dorsetmike
Feb-14-2013, 01:30
Resurrecting this, for a Tallis work I've not heard before

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5W67uBRZCo

And Byrd, Masses for 4 and 5 voices also sung by Tallis Scholars

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmCuwt3BNGQ&list=PLAC72CFC0F1806C7B

Dorsetmike
Feb-15-2013, 01:17
Thomas Weelkes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cD0X5-GE5s

John Wilbye

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvB5gZQc4ho

Thomas Tomkins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL5LNO0EoUg