from notes by Collegium Records © 1988
|Faire is the Heaven|
Drawn from three key periods: the Reformation, the Restoration and the Anglican revival, here are 23 motets and anthems, sung in the beautiful acoustic of the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral.» More
‘Sung with sensitivity and vigour. Vocal ranges are perfectly suited to Robin Blaze and Stephen Varcoe. Dovetailing between the solo and vocal section ...
‘Hill breathes new life into Gibbons' musical and spoken rhetoric, using tempo and dynamics to set up conflicts between vocal lines. Perfectly complem ...» More
|Music from the reign of King James I|
Westminster Abbey has been the focus of British royal occasions for centuries, and the early seventeenth century saw the most dazzling musicians of the age writing music for the Court in all its various incarnations. This fascinating disc presents ...» More