Orlando Gibbons

VA - English Church Music - William Byrd, Pelham Humfrey, Orlando Gibbons [Harmonia Mundi HMX 2907454.56] {Europe 2006} (3 CD)

VA - English Church Music - Byrd, Humfrey, Gibbons
Chanticleer / Choir Of Clare College, Cambridge / The Choir Of Magdalen College, Oxford
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 935 MB | MP3 CBR 320: 486 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Harmonia Mundi HMX 2907454.56 | Country/Year: Europe 2006 (1987, 1992 & 2003)
Genre: Classical | Style: Sacred

…Although aficionados of English sacred music of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries may already have recordings of the works of Byrd and Gibbons included here, few will be likely to have recordings of much by Humfrey – and that may be this set's most persuasive recommendation. Harmonia Mundi's digital sound, which ranges from 1987 for the Byrd through 1992 for the Humfrey to 2003 for the Gibbons, is consistently clear, deep, and warm.
William Byrd - With lilies white - Consort Songs & Music for viols - Gerard Lesne - Ensemble Orlando Gibbons

William Byrd - With lilies white - Consort Songs & Music for viols - Gerard Lesne - Ensemble Orlando Gibbons
EAC RIP | APE + CUE + LOG | NO COVER | 313 Mb
Classical | Virgin Veritas 7243 5 45264 2 8

Orlando GIBBONS (1583-1625) - Consorts for Viols - Phantasm  Music

Posted by Edmond Mach at March 22, 2007
Orlando GIBBONS (1583-1625) - Consorts for Viols - Phantasm

Orlando GIBBONS (1583-1625) - Consorts for Viols - Phantasm
APE (EAC) & CUE | 3% recovery | Covers & booklet | DDD | 339 MB | RS
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Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) - Fantaisies Royales
APE (EAC) & CUE | 3% Recovery | Covers & booklet | AAD | TT 41:15 | 172 MB | RS
Recorded at Nenzlingen Church, Switzerland, 1979

A Consort of Musicke bye Byrde and Gibbons / Glenn Gould  Music

Posted by Berthold_80 at Nov. 7, 2009
A Consort of Musicke bye Byrde and Gibbons / Glenn Gould

A Consort of Musicke bye William Byrde and Orlando Gibbons / Glenn Gould
EAC Rip | ape (img+cue) | no log | cover | no scans
Sony BMG Europe | GLENN GOULD Jubilee Edition | Jan. 1, 2008
RAR | rs.com | 161 MB

"Orlando Gibbons is my favorite composer -always has been, I can't think of anybody who represents the end of an era better than Orlando Gibbons does." This profession of faith in the great English virginalist is more than an act of defiance: it harks back to Gould's early childhood experiences with Puritanism.
Michael Stegemann
Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr - Christopher Gibbons: Motets, Anthems, Fantasias & Voluntaries (2012)

Christopher Gibbons - Motets, Anthems, Fantasias & Voluntaries (2012)
Academy of Ancient Music; Choir of the AAM; Richard Egarr, director & solo organ

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 271 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 156 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi USA | # HMU807551 | Time: 01:02:25

Born into an English musical family, organist and composer Christopher Gibbons (1615-1676) probably received early training from his famous father Orlando Gibbons. He sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal and went on to a distinguished career at Westminster Abbey and in the court of Charles II. With this showcase programme of motets, anthems, fantasias for strings, and organ voluntaries (all of which are receiving their first recording), Richard Egarr, the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of the AAM, aim to rescue the composer from unjust obscurity.
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie - Bouzignac: Te Deum, Motets (1993)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie - Bouzignac: Te Deum, Motets (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 63:27 | 349 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: 901471

Guillaume Bouzignac (1690?-1743?) was not attached to the French Royal Court. His music was not published by Ballard, who held a royal monopoly on musical publication. He MAY have been a choirboy in Narbonne, a master of the choirboys in Grenoble, a musical servant of Henri Montmorency, governor of Languedoc at the time of the wars against the Huguenots, and a person of musical importance in the city of Tours, where the manuscript of these motets was discovered in 1905. That covers almost everything that's known about the composer outside of the very specific information about his musical thought contained in his works.

Stile Antico - Passion & Resurrection (2012)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at March 2, 2017
Stile Antico - Passion & Resurrection (2012)

Stile Antico - Passion & Resurrection (2012)
XLD | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:11:11 | 275 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: HMU 807555

The award-winning, highly-acclaimed English choral ensemble Stile Antico presents Passion and Resurrection, an album featuring texts inspired by the dramatic events of Holy Week and Easter set to music by some of the greatest Renaissance composers from England and the Continent. Included are two settings of the poem Woefully arrayed - the first by William Cornysh (1465-1523) and the second composed especially for Stile Antico in 2009 by contemporary composer John McCabe. This is the work's first recording.

King's Singers - Royal Rhymes and Rounds (2012)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 29, 2015
King's Singers - Royal Rhymes and Rounds (2012)

King's Singers - Royal Rhymes and Rounds (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 305 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 163 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Vocal Music | Label: Signum Records | # SIGCD307 | Time: 01:05:48

Royal Rhymes and Rounds is the King's Singers' contribution to the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne in 2012. There are ballads, part songs, madrigals, rounds, and anthems written during the reigns of (and some also in honor of) Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Victoria, and Elizabeth II. The music from the times of Henry and Elizabeth I is especially strong since it was the era of a flowering of English song, which then lay relatively dormant for several centuries. The composers include such luminaries as William Cornysh, Orlando Gibbons, John Dowland, and Thomas Weelkes, as well as Henry himself, whose rousing ballad Pastime with good companie opens the album. It's in this transparent repertoire that the group sounds its absolute best. The singers' immaculate intonation, focused tone quality, and sensitive musicianship are remarkable.
Music from the reign of King James I (The Choir of Westminster Abbey, James O'Donnell) (2011)

Music from the reign of King James I (The Choir of Westminster Abbey, James O'Donnell) (2011)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 340.68 MB
Label: Hyperion | Catalog N.: CDA67858 | TT: 76:56

Westminster Abbey has been the focus of British royal occasions for centuries, and the early seventeenth century saw the most dazzling musicians of the age writing music for the Court in all its various incarnations. This fascinating disc presents a selection of works from the reign of King James I.