To Shorten Winter's Sadness - Music, words and song for Christmas and winter

To Shorten Winter's Sadness - Music, words and song for Christmas and winter

Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 19:30

To Shorten Winter's Sadness: 16th and 17th Century words, music and song for winter and Christmas. Ballads, lutesongs, carols, consort music, madrigals and readings. Performed in Elizabethan costume.

Upon my lap my saviour sits
Martin Peerson (c1572-c1651)
To shorten Winter's sadness
Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
Farewell, sweet woods and mountains
Michael East (c1580-1648)
The Queene’s New-yeeres gift
Tobias Hume (?c1569-1645)
The frost is over now
Anonymous ()
Hollis Berrie
Anonymous ()
Remember, O thou man
Thomas Ravenscroft (1582-1633)
Dialogue between the Angel and Shepherds
Anonymous ()
A Song of Joy
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Beat up a drum for Christmas reigns
Anonymous ()
Now Winter Nights Enlarge
Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
As I outrode this enderes night
Anonymous ()
In the fields in frost and snow
Anonymous ()
Coventry Carol
Anonymous ()
Vidimus stellam
William Byrd (1543-1623)
Mr Dowland's Midnight
John Dowland (c1563-1626)


Sidney Sussex College Chapel
Sidney Street
United Kingdom
52° 12' 22.1508" N, 0° 7' 14.178" E
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