Who liveth so merry

composer
from Songs of Four Voices in Deutromelia, 1609
author of text

 
This is one of Freeman’s Songs of Four Voices in Thomas Ravenscroft’s Deutromelia, published in 1609. The three spoken passages are from (respectively), Christ’s Tears over Jerusalem (Thomas Nashe, 1593), The Seven Deadly Sins of London (Thomas Dekker, 1606), and The Taming of the Shrew (William Shakespeare).

from notes by Douglas Wootton © 1981

Recordings

How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman
CDH55013Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Details

Track 3 on CDH55013 [4'57] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Track-specific metadata for CDH55013 track 3

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-81-00803
Duration
4'57
Recording date
8 October 1980
Recording venue
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman (CDA66008)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: January 1988
    Deletion date: May 1999
    Superseded by CDH55013
  2. How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman (CDH55013)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: May 1999
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)