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John Danyel (1564-1626)

Songs

Nigel Short (countertenor), David Miller (lute)
Recording details: March 1994
Kimpton Parish Church, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Ben Turner
Engineered by Philip Hobbs
Release date: March 1995
Total duration: 78 minutes 41 seconds

Cover artwork: An Allegory of the Vanities of Human Life by Harmen Steenwyck (1612-after 1655)
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees, The National Gallery, London
 
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Can doleful notes?  [2'26]
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No, let chromatic tunes  [3'41]
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Uncertain turns of thought  [2'18]
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Reviews

'This recording will transport you back to rural England at the turn of the 17th century … an entertaining selection of vocal solo and quartet music' (Gramophone)

'Music of the very highest quality … if you only have one lute-song disc in your collection it should be this one' (Early Music Review)

'Enthusiastically recommended' (Fanfare, USA)

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