Henry VIII

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COMPOSERS: Henry VIII
LABELS: Chandos Chaconne
WORKS: All Goodly Sports: complete works
PERFORMER: Sirinu
CATALOGUE NO: CHAN 0621
Lutenist, singer and composer Henry VIII and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, presided for a short while over one of the most cultivated European courts. Sirinu, with imaginative deployment of instrumental colour, performs the songs, consort music and arrangements attributed to Henry Tudor, including the well-known ‘Pastyme with good companye’. A fascinating disc. Nicholas Anderson

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