WQXR New York - Lawes Royal Consort featured as 'New and Noteworthy'

 

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Sept. 21, 2015

William Lawes: The Royal Consort - 10 Suites
Phantasm
Linn Records
Available at Arkivmusic.com

This 2-SACD set explores the unique creative output of English Renaissance composer William Lawes. "The Royal Consort" brings together a collection of what were at the time strikingly innovative and unconventional dance tunes, comprised of 10 sets (or "setts" in 17th century lexicon). They are recorded here for the first time in their complete original versions for four viols and theorbo.

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