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Manahan Thomas/miller

Ravish’d with Sacred Extasies

  • Type CD
  • Label Coro
  • UPC 0828021608124
  • Catalog number COR 16081
  • Release date 28 June 2010
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A brand new recording of Elizabethan and Restoration Devotional Songs to the lute and theorbo by Thomas Campian, John Dowland, Pelham Humfrey & Henry Purcell. Continuing its work with the rising stars of the early music world, CORO is delighted to be releasing a brand new recording by two of The Sixteen’s principal members - soprano, Elin Manahan Thomas and theorbo and lute player, David Miller. The 17th-century devotional songs on this disc were written against a backdrop of furious historical dramas and lurching tides of fortune. The songs chosen reflect these assorted times and contexts, and are accordingly diverse. Ravish’d with Sacred Extasies (a quote taken directly from Playford's ‘Harmonia Sacrae’) explores some of the most beautiful Elizabethan devotional songs ranging from the doctrinally eloquent to the theologically unsteady, from the spare and the restrained to the opulent and the overblown, from Dowland’s small cluster of late devotional songs to Pu

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    A Morning Hymn, Thou Wakefull Shepherd
     
    03:20
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    How Long Great God
     
    04:08
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    Preludium
     
    01:03
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    Never Weather-Beaten Saile
     
    02:13
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    Author of Light
     
    02:35
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    Prelude 18
     
    02:08
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    Sleep Downy Sleep, Come Close Mine Eyes
     
    03:22
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    A Hymne to God the Father, Wilt Thou Forgive That Sinne
     
    02:46
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    9
    Lute Suite: Pavane
     
    04:32
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    Lute Suite: Corant I
     
    01:14
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    Lute Suite: Corant II
     
    01:36
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    Lute Suite: Sarabande
     
    01:11
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    13
    The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation
     
    07:05
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    14
    A Pilgrimes Solace: Thoue Mightie God
     
    03:09
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    A Pilgrimes Solace: When Davids Life By Saul
     
    01:30
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    A Pilgrimes Solace: When the Poore Criple
     
    02:16
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    Galliard to Lachrimae
     
    02:56
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    Where Sinne Sore Wounding
     
    01:55
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    A Divine Hymn, Lord, What Is Man
     
    05:55
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    Miserere, My Maker
     
    04:45
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    In This Trembling Shadow
     
    02:51
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    If That a Sinners Sighes Be Angels Foode
     
    02:22
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    Sleep, Adam, Sleep and Take Thy Rest
     
    01:42
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    An Evening Hymn, Now That the Sun Hath Veil'd His Light
     
    04:04

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