Orpheus Britanicus

English music from the court of Henry VIII, Elisabeth I and their successors.

Robert Dudley-Dancing Master

This program presents little known masterpieces written before and after the Reformation including motets and anthems from Thomas Tallis and Orlando Gibbons as well as typical British court divertissements such as suites and airs from masques by Anthony Holborne, Mathew Locke and Henry Purcell.

SopSoprano, 5 brass and lute (7 musicians)