Collection: O Sprite Heroic

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COMPOSERS: A Ferrabosco I,Byrd,Mundy,Pilkington,Vautor,Ward,Youll
LABELS: Beulah
WORKS: Works by Byrd, Ward, Mundy, A Ferrabosco I, Pilkington, Vautor, Youll
PERFORMER: Trinity Consort/Clare Wilkinson
CATALOGUE NO: 1RF2

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There are 18 English madrigals by seven different composers on this rather beguiling disc, each a setting of a text by Philip Sydney. The prevailing flavour is deliciously melancholic, with restrained, slightly monochromatic singing from the young Trinity Consort. Stephen Pettitt