Performed by the Ensemble Weser-Renaissance Bremen
One more concert of the natural kind.
There Shall Be Showers of Blessings There shall be showers of blessing: This is the promise of love, There shall be seasons refreshing, Sent from the Savior above. Showers of blessing, Showers of blessing we need, Mercy drops round us are falling, But for the showers we plead. There shall be showers of blessing, Precious
It’s such beautiful spring weather, let’s have some spring music to go with it!
Dowland’s genius had a pervasive influence on the music of English and continental lutenists in the early seventeenth century.
This is a first on our site: a female conductor!
Purcell composed an anthem and two elegies for Queen Mary II’s funeral, his ‘Funeral Sentences’ and ‘Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary’.
Tor is a term for a craggy outcrop or lookout.
Performed by the Purcell Quartet
Something rather well-known today. Enjoy.