Early Music from Scotland

The Gowans are Gay ............................. Anonymous
soprano, tenor, garklein recorder, alto gemshorn, audience

In a Garden so Green ........ Anonymous
soprano, harpsichord


Our Father God Celestial (Lord's Prayer) ...... Pierre Cadeac (pub. 1538)
soprano, harp, bass and contrabass recorders, gamba


My Lord of Marche Paven a 4 ........... James Lauder (16th century)
dancers, tenor and great bass recorders, gamba, harpsichord

The Queine of Ingland's Paven ................ Anonymous
dancers, tenor recorder, sacbut, gamba, harpsichord


Sequence: Rex coeli domine .................... (Middle Ages)
tenor

Hymn to St. Magnus, Earl of Orkney ......... Anonymous (13th century)
tenor, alto and tenor gemshorns, clarsach, rebec

Conductus: Hac in anni lanua ............Anonymous (13th century)
alto gemshorn, organetto, alto recorder, tambourine, finger cymbals


All Sons of Adam ........ Anonymous
tenor, baritone, bass

My Heartly Service (The Pleugh Song) ........ Anonymous (16th century)
two voices, sacbut, tenor hirtenschalmei, gamba


Round: Scotland, it Burneth
audience


The Flowers of the Forrest ............ Anonymous (Skene MS, c. 1620)
hammered dulcimer, tenor recorder, rebec

Medieval Romance: Graysteil ...... Anonymous (Straloch Lute Book, 1627)
tenor and bass gemshorns, clarsach


Rory Dall's Port ........... Straloch Lute Book
lute

Scottish Song ............ Robert Johnson
lute

In Nomine .......................... Robert Johnson
bells, organetto, harp, lute, bass cornamuse


Captain Hume's Galliard ........... Tobias Hume
gamba

Tobacco, Tobacco from Musical Humors ......... Tobias Hume
tenor, harpsichord


Branle d'Ecosse ............................ Straloch Lute Book
dancer, garklein and sopranino recorders, serpent, percussion

Scottish Branle ........................ Arbeau (Orchesographie, 1588)
dancers, alto krummhorn, alto schawm, gamba, percussion


This concert was performed in conjunction with John Purser's residency at ISU
John Purser is Scotland's foremost music historian


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