May 19th, 2012
Air Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 9 AM and 4 PM
From ‘Sumer is icumen in’, featuring the Hilliard Ensemble (HMA 1951154): Round: Sumer is icumen in, Mater ora filium, Worldes blisse have good day, Ovet mundus letabundus.
2 settings of ‘Bonny Sweet Robin’: Anonymous lute version played by Jacob Heringman (Philips 446687) and Thomas Simpson‘s setting performed by the Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet (L’Oiseau-Lyre 414277).
John Sheppard: Media Vita. Performed by Stile Antico. HMU 807509.
From ‘Shakespeare’s Musick’, performed by The Musicians of the Globe (Philips 446687): Kemp’s Jig, La Coranto & La Volta (Morley), La Volta (Byrd).
From ‘King Arthur’ by Henry Purcell: Chacony and ‘Fairest Isle’. Performed by Accademia Bizantina, with countertenor Andreas Scholl. Decca 4782262.
Closing Music: Improvisation on ‘Tregian’s Ground’, performed by The Folger Consort. Bard 9510.