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The Triumphs of Oriana (1601)

Concert II

The Six-Voice Madrigals


1. Fair nymphs I heard one telling                            John Farmer (c.1570-c.1601)

2. The Lady Oriana                                                          John Wilbye (1574-1638)

3. Hark! Did ye ever hear so sweet a singing?          Thomas Hunt (1580-1658)

4. As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending    Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)

5. Fair Orian, in the morn                                                 John Milton (1562-1647)

6. Round about her charret                                     Ellis Gibbons (c.1573-c.1603)

7. Bright Phoebus greets most clearly                   George Kirbye (c.1565-1634)

8. Fair Oriana, seeming to wink at folly                      Robert Jones (c.1577-1617)

9. Fair Cytherea presents her doves                                     John Lisley (fl. 1601)

10. Hard by a crystal fountain                                Thomas Morley (c.1557-1602)

11. Come blessed bird                                           Edward Johnson (c.1549-1601)


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