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<i>A New Song</i>
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A New Song
SKU: 055024
Folger Consort's release in conjunction with the exhibition Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible.

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A New Song is Folger Consort’s first entirely new recording in eleven years. It was produced in 2011 as part of the worldwide celebration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. Musical settings of biblical verse and other sacred works from the reigns of England’s James I and James II by composers Henry Purcell, Thomas Tomkins, Orlando Gibbons, and John Blow are complemented by instrumental fantasies and lively dances by Purcell, Gibbons, and Giovanni Coprario.


With Washington National Cathedral’s chamber vocal ensemble CATHEDRA and instrumentalists Risa Browder, violin; Robert Eisenstein, violin; Christopher Kendall, lute, theorbo; Adam Pearl, organ; Alice Robbins, viol, basse de violon; and Henry Valoris, viola. Running Time: 77:24. Compact Disc, 2011.

Folger Consort – A New Song CD track listing


1)     My beloved spake Henry Purcell

Song of Solomon 2:10, 16

2)     When David heard Thomas Tomkins

2 Samuel 18:33

3)     Sonata in F Purcell

Allegro – Adagio – Canzona – Grave – Allegro

4)     I was glad Purcell

Psalm 122, Book of Common Prayer, for the coronation of James II

5)     Fantasia Orlando Gibbons


6)     Be strong and of a good courage Tomkins

Joshua 1:6, for the coronation of James I

7)     Suite in D minor for two violins, viol, and organ Giovanni Coprario

Fantasy – Alman – Galliard

8)     This is the record of John Gibbons

John 1:19

9)     Suite in D major for two violins, viol, and organ Coprario

Fantasy – Alman – Galliard

10)  Hosannah to the Son of David Gibbons

Matthew 21:9; Mark 11:9

11)  A Ground John Blow

12)  Hear, O heav’ns Pelham Humfrey

Isaiah 1:2, 4, 16-18

13)  Sonata in G minor Purcell

Largo – Canzona – Largo – Adagio – Presto – Allegro – Adagio

14)  Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem Purcell

Psalms 147:12; Isaiah 49:23; Psalms 48:8; Psalms 21:13



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