Monday, 24 March 2014

Elizabeth R



Artist:The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David Munrow
Label:  BBC
Country:UK
Catalogue:RESL 4
Date:1971
Format:EP
Title:Music From The BBC Television Series Elizabeth R
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TrackArtistTitleComposerProducerArrangerRating
A1The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowThe Leaves Be Green - Version 1 (Opening Music)David MunrowDavid MunrowRate
A2The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowCorantoDavid MunrowDavid MunrowRate
A3The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowPavanDavid MunrowDavid MunrowRate
A4The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowVoltaDavid MunrowDavid MunrowRate
A5The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowThe NightingaleDavid MunrowDavid MunrowRate
B1The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowMasque SongDavid MunrowDavid MunrowRate
B2The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowThe JestersDavid MunrowDavid MunrowRate
B3The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowQueen Mary's WeddingDavid MunrowDavid MunrowRate
B4The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowHeartseaseDavid MunrowDavid MunrowRate
B5The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David MunrowThe Leaves Be Green - Version 2 (Closing Music)David MunrowDavid MunrowRate


Notes

Picture sleeve.

The sleeve notes state:

Elizabeth R, the BBC TV series starring Glenda Jackson as Queen Elizabeth I, is a cycle of six plays spanning the Queen’s life from the age of 17 to her death in 1603.

David Munrow’s music for the series (either arranged from sixteenth sources or specially composed) was played by The Early Music consort of London under his direction. This record includes the theme music and some of the dances and incidental music.

The performers are: James Bowman (counter tenor), Oliver Brookes, Jane Ryan (viols), James Tyler (viol, orpharion), Robert Spencer (lute, chitarrone), Ian Harwood (cittern), Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord, organ, regal), Michael Laird (cornett), Roger Brenner, Peter Goodwin, Trevor Herbert, Martin Nicholls (sackbuts), David Munrow (recorder, crumhorn, shawm, curtal, rackett), David Corkhill, Gillian Reid (percussion).

Masque song: “Great England’s Empress, brave Albion’s Queen” – words by Hugh Whitemore.

Record co-ordinated by Leslie Perowne. Sleeve design by Andrew Prewett.


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1 comment:

  1. I have been trying to find the lyrics to the song the countertenor sings in the beginning of Part 4. Does anyone know the name of the piece?

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