Now is the Month of Maying

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on August 15th, 2017

Allegedly by Thomas Morley.  SSATB, 1/2=110


La Basgapera

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on July 31st, 2017

Giovanny Taeggio, 1605.  SATB





Posted in Uncategorized, CHS by eelfighter on July 24th, 2017

Liliburlero, arranged  by John Gay ( Beggars Opera, 1728).  SAT, 3=92


Air de Trompettes

Posted in Uncategorized by eelfighter on July 17th, 2017

From English Duets for Flutes or Violins, published 1738 by Pierre Mortier.  2 Altos, 1/2 1/4 at 87.



Posted in CHS by eelfighter on July 10th, 2017

A pavan by Anthony Holborne (1599).  SATTB ; 1/2 at 90.  From the 2015 Mountain Collegium "Big Blow and Bow" book.



Third Act Tune from Dioclesian, Henry Purcell

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on July 3rd, 2017

An SAT trio from Purcell's opera Dioclesian.   1/2 at 81.


Air Lent by Mr Eccles

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on June 19th, 2017

From an 18th century book of English flute duets.  Two Alto recorders


Mon Ami

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on June 12th, 2017

A dance by Tielman Susato.  An ocarina is in the top part.  From Nine is Fine Vol 2, a collaction of 1-octave dances published by Kelischek's Susato Press, Brasstown, NC


Music from the Duke of Lerma 66

Posted in CHS by eelfighter on May 29th, 2017

This is ms 66 from the book "Music for the Duke of Lerma: Cancoines of four, five, and six voices".  This book is from a manuscript which was the first collection of music for professional musicians, originally housed in a church in the village of Lerma in the North of Spain. Through a complicated series of circumstances, this music was revised for modern notation and republished in 2006 by Amherst Early Music.



Posted in CHS by eelfighter on April 15th, 2017

An Intrada by Erasmus Wdmann, a 15th century German composer.  SSATB, 1/2=93, originally recorded Feb 2017




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