Virtual Wilbye Consort
OF SELFSAME VOICES

Welcome to the online concert of Virtual Wilbye Consort, a vocal ensemble dedicated to performing madrigals by John Wilbye, John Ward and their contemporaries.

Please also listen to Virtual Byrd Choir, a sister group specializing in sacred music.

File format: mp3 (128 kbps)

Index
- Marco da Gagliano
- "I love, alas" album
- John Ward
- John Wilbye et al.
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FEATURED SONGS

Thomas Vautor: Lock up, fair lids (7:41)

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Gustave Courbet: "The Wounded Man"

Marco da Gagliano: O sonno (Oh, sleep) (parts 1 & 2)* (7:05)
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Thomas Morley: Leave, alas, this tormenting (3:26)

Chorley and Sullivan: The Long Day Closes (2:51)

OTHER PICKS

John WardF
Weep forth your tears (5:24)
Flora, fair nymph (3:07)
Oft have I tender'd (4:01)

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Vautor:
Never did any more delight (2:52)
Fair'st are the words (3:10)
Cruel Madame (4:50)
Sweet Thief (2:44)

Gagliano:
Sample collection of 16 madrigals* (4 min.)
Come potro mai fare* (1:31)

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* Marco da Gagliano: Madrigals, Part 1:Il primo libro de madrigali a cinque voci (Venice, 1602). Edited by Edmond Strainchamps. Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, vol. 124. Madison, WI: A-R Editions, Inc., 2003. Used with permission.


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