orlando

Chamber Choir

Cries of London

Thursday 13 June 2013, 19:30 - 21:30
St Mary-le-Bowmap ]
Cheapside
London EC2V 6AU

Orlando Chamber Choir
Richard Wilberforce, director

Renaissance catches, cries, calls to God and drinking songs from London streets, churches and taverns with music by Purcell, Ravenscroft, Gibbons, Tomkins, Morley and Weelkes.

Programme details

Thomas Ravenscroft (1582 - 1635)
I lay with an old man
Thomas Weelkes (1576 - 1623)
Four arms, two necks, one wreathing
Come, sirrah Jack, ho!
Michael East (1580 - 1648)
O metaphysical tobacco
Thomas Tomkins (1572 - 1656)
O sing unto the Lord
Orlando Gibbons (1583 - 1625)
Nunc dimittis
John Blow (1649 - 1708)
God is our hope and strength
Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
I was glad when they said unto me
Thomas Ravenscroft (1582 - 1635)
Come follow me
Thomas Tomkins (1572 - 1656)
Adieu, ye city-prisoning towers
Clément Janequin (1485 - 1558)
La chasse
Thomas Weelkes (1576 - 1623)
The cries of London
Thomas Morley (1558 - 1602)
Fyer, fyer!
Orlando Gibbons (1583 - 1625)
In nomine "Cries of London"
John Dowland (1563 - 1626)
Fine knacks for ladies