Waytes: English Music for a Renaissance Band

Navona Records, 2010, NV 5823
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Listen to Antimasque: The Second Witch's Dance 

Filled with late 16th century England’s musical riches – dances, solo masquing tunes, madrigals and motets. Featured composers include William Byrd and Thomas Weelkes.

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Tan tara ran tara cries Mars — Thomas Weelkes (b.?-d.1623)
Young Cupid hath proclaim’d — Weelkes
Cease Sorrows now — Weelkes
A Country Paire — Weelkes
Three times a day — Weelkes

I come, sweet birds — Robert Jones (fl. 1597-1615)
Rossignol — anonymous (early 17th c.)
The Nightingale — Thomas Bateson (c.1570/75-1630)
In midst of woods/The Blackbird — John Mundy (c.1555-1630)

Goddesses — Anonymous, arr. Piffaro
La Bounette — Anonymous, from The Mulliner Book (publ. c.1570), arr. Piffaro

Siderum rector — William Byrd (1543-1623)
Tribulatio proxima est — Byrd
Domine non sum dignus — Byrd

Pavane — Augustin Bassano (fl. c.1603), from The Fitzwilliam Windband MS
Two Almandes — A[lfonso] F[errabosco] Junior, (3rd line added by Peter Holman;

Masquing Ayre:  The Nobleman — Anonymous (early 17th c.)
French King’s Masque — Anonymous (early 17th c.)
Antimasque:  The Second Witch’s dance — Anonymous (early 17th c.)

The Indian weed is withered quite — Anonymous ballad tune, arr. Grant Herreid
Come sirrah, Jack ho — Weelkes
Hackney — Clement Woodcock (fl. c. 1575)

Sermone blando — Byrd
Fantasia à 3  Byrd
O nata lux de lumine — Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

The Song called trumpets — Robert Parsons (c. 1530-1570)

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