To Drive the Cold Winter Away / St. Georges's Canzona
A Fireside Presentation of Music for Merrymaking down the Ages





medieval.org
crd 1019
, 1974
Vanguard VSD 71 261 (USA)
crd 3319, 2007 (CD)







A

I. Entry of the Minstrels and Waits
1. Branle de l'official   [0:33]   publ. Thoinot Arbeau, 1589
2. Pavane 'Good King Wenceslas'   [1:21]   Piae Cantiones, 1582

II. Festivities in the Tavern
publ. John Playford
3. The dressed ship   [2:09]
4. Staines Morris / Here we come a-wassailing   [2:57]   trad. North of England
5. Green Garters   [0:39]
6. Fandango   [2:25]

III. A Medieval Holiday
7. Edi beo thu   [1:48]   English, 12th c.
8. Saltarello   [1:34]   Italian, 14th c.
9. Alle (psallite cum) luya   [0:59]   French, 13th century
10   CSM 10   Rosa das rosas   [4:07]   Alfonso X, Spain, 13th century
11. Ductia   [0:52]   English, 13th c.
12. As I lay   [2:42]   English, 15th c.
13. La Manfredina   [2:45]   Italian, 14th c.









B

IV. Festivities at the Manor
14. Fanfare   [0:44]   John Sothcott
15. All hail to the days (To drive the cold Winter away)   [3:05]   trad. tune
16. Captain Digorie Piper's galliard   [1:37]   John DOWLAND
17. I saw three ships   [3:21]   trad.
18. . Peasant dances (Tanz der Bauern amd Tanz der Bäierinnen)   [1:58]   Michael PRAETORIUS
19. God rest you merry, gentlemen   [4:13]   trad., London

V. 'To entertain a King'
20. Fire dance (Feuertanz)   [0:43]   Michael PRAETORIUS
21. Stepping dance (Schreittanz)   [0:37]   Michael PRAETORIUS
22. Windmills (Die Windmuhle)   [0:59]   Michael PRAETORIUS
23. Village dance (Dorftanz)   [0:57]   Michael PRAETORIUS
24. King of Denmark's galliard   [1:16]   John DOWLAND
25. Sailor's dance (Schiffertanz)   [0:36]   Michael PRAETORIUS
26. Fishermen's dance (Tanz der Fischer)   [1:01]   Michael PRAETORIUS
27. Festive march (Aufmarsch)   [2:11]   Michael PRAETORIUS




   




St. Georges's Canzona
John Sothcott

Ray Attfield – baritone, percussion, bells
Francis Grubb – recorder, gittern, rebecs, medieval fiddle and percussion
John Grubb – citole, gittern, lute and percussion
Derek Harrison – counter-tenor, rebec
Rosemary Harrison – soprano
John Lawes – recorders, crumhorn, percussion
Michael Oxenham – cornetto, recorders, pipe & tabor, crumhorn, curtal, percussion
John Sothcott – recorders, rauschpfeife, citole, rebecs, vielles
Mary Sothcott – soprano
Leila Ward – recorders, crumhorn, shawm
John White – rebec





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