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The Agincourt Carol

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3vv
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The confident strut of this justly famous piece, articulating as it does in very direct (almost ballad-like) strophic fashion the prevalent mood of popular celebration at the king’s exploits, would have made it a singularly appropriate statement for his well-documented return to London after his great victory, alongside the giant, lion, antelope and larger-than-life figure of St George who leered down on the assembled populace from their lofty perches on London Bridge.

from notes by Andrew Kirkman & Philip Weller 2017

Recordings

Gothic Voices Gramophone Award Winners Collection
CDS44251/33CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
The Service of Venus and Mars
GAW21238
The Service of Venus and Mars
CDH55290

Details

Track 16 on CDH55290 [3'56]
Track 16 on CDS44251/3 CD2 [3'56] 3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Track 16 on GAW21238 [3'56]

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