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In this first of a series, the vocal ensemble Music Ficta chronicle 100 years of music at Kronborg Castle, Shakespeare's Elsinore. The Danish kings Frederik II and Christian IV lived at Kronborg during Denmark's most prosperous period, when guests from abroad enriched it's musical life. This album features the music of one of these visitors, composer John Dowland, interspersing his Lachrimae with songs and lute music. Musica Ficta, based in Copenhagen, is a professional vocal ensemble, founded in 1996 by the composer and conductor Bo Holten. With this group he has realized his vision of a highly flexible ensemble, where the classical Oxbridge early music ideal is combined with the warmth of the Scandinavian choral sound.
In this first of a series, the vocal ensemble Music Ficta chronicle 100 years of music at Kronborg Castle, Shakespeare's Elsinore. The Danish kings Frederik II and Christian IV lived at Kronborg during Denmark's most prosperous period, when guests from abroad enriched it's musical life. This album features the music of one of these visitors, composer John Dowland, interspersing his Lachrimae with songs and lute music. Musica Ficta, based in Copenhagen, is a professional vocal ensemble, founded in 1996 by the composer and conductor Bo Holten. With this group he has realized his vision of a highly flexible ensemble, where the classical Oxbridge early music ideal is combined with the warmth of the Scandinavian choral sound.
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Format: CD
Label: DACAPO
Rel. Date: 09/30/2022
UPC: 636943622728

Kronborg Series 1
Artist: Musica Ficta
Format: CD
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1. 1st Book Of Songs (Excerpts): No. 17, Come Again, Sweet Love Doth Now Invite
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2. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Vocal Ensemble & Lute): No. 1, Lachrimae Antiquae
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3. 3rd Book Of Songs: No. 9, What If I Never Speed?
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4. The Frog Galliard, P. 23
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5. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Vocal Ensemble & Lute): No. 2, Lachrimae Antiquae Novae
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6. A Pilgrimes Solace: No. 13, If That A Sinner's Sighs Be Angels' Food
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7. 2nd Book Of Songs (Excerpts): No. 2, Flow My Tears
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8. Mr Dowland's Midnight
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9. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Vocal Ensemble & Lute): No. 3, Lachrimae Gementes
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10. Clear Or Cloudy Sweet As April Showering
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11. 1st Book Of Songs (Excerpts): No. 4, If My Complaints Could Passions Move
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12. Mistress Winter's Jump
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13. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Vocal Ensemble & Lute): No. 4, Lachrimae Tristes
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14. 2nd Book Of Songs (Excerpts): No. 16, Woeful Heart With Grief Oppressed
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15. 1st Book Of Songs (Excerpts): No. 6, Now, Oh Now I Needs Must Part
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16. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Vocal Ensemble & Lute): No. 5, Lachrimae Coactae
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17. Lady Hunsdon's Puffe, P. 54
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18. 2nd Book Of Songs (Excerpts): No. 12, Fine Knacks For Ladies
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19. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Vocal Ensemble & Lute): No. 6, Lachrimae Amantis
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20. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Vocal Ensemble & Lute): No. 11, If Floods Of Tears Could Cleanse My Follies Pas
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21. 1st Book Of Songs (Excerpts): No. 9, Go Crystal Tears
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22. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Vocal Ensemble & Lute): No. 7, Lachrimae Verae
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23. Lachrimae, Or Seven Tears (Excerpts Arr. For Solo Lute): No. 11, The King Of Denmark's Galliard
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In this first of a series, the vocal ensemble Music Ficta chronicle 100 years of music at Kronborg Castle, Shakespeare's Elsinore. The Danish kings Frederik II and Christian IV lived at Kronborg during Denmark's most prosperous period, when guests from abroad enriched it's musical life. This album features the music of one of these visitors, composer John Dowland, interspersing his Lachrimae with songs and lute music. Musica Ficta, based in Copenhagen, is a professional vocal ensemble, founded in 1996 by the composer and conductor Bo Holten. With this group he has realized his vision of a highly flexible ensemble, where the classical Oxbridge early music ideal is combined with the warmth of the Scandinavian choral sound.
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