2009 Madrigals at Burghley House

A programme including English and Italian madrigals - part of a larger concert for Nadfas.

Sunday 1st March 2009
Great Hall of Burghley House

Anna Belson soprano *
Paul Parsons virginals §
Burghley Voices
Fergus Black conductor

Programme text follows:–

Madrigals and Songs in the Great Hall

Three Madrigals from Musica Transalpina by Nicholas Yonge (1588)
As in the night by Baldassare Donato
In vain he seeks by Philippe da Monte
Who will ascend by Giaches de Wert

Three Songs by Robert Jones * §
Now what is love? (1601)
Loves god is a boy (1601)
Sweet, if you like and love me still (1608)

Music for the Virginals §
Pavan Lachrimae by John Dowland
Loth to Depart by Giles Farnaby

Three Madrigals from the First Book Ayres by Thomas Morley (1594)
Say, Gentle Nymphs
Die Now, My Heart
April is in My Mistress’ Face

Music for the Virginals §
Pavan and Galliard in D - William Byrd

Three Songs * §
Never weather-beaten saile by Thomas Campian (1613)
Willow willow by Anonymous
In praise of music by Richard Edwards (d.1566)

Three Secular Motets by Thomas Whythorne (1571)
Though choler cleapt my heart about
The doubtful state that I possess
I have this time heard many one say