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Making Merrye: Joyful Medieval Song and Dances CD

Cheerful sounds and ringing melodies abound in this lovely collection of late-medieval music, compiled with the colourful cover image in mind. Bombards, shawms, lutes, harps and gitterns provide a rich programme of music, with songs and instrumental music from Spain, Italy, France and Britain.

Performances by Sara Stowe: voice, pipe and tabor; Sharon Lindo: pipes; Jon Banks: voice, gittern, harp, dulcimer, percussion, shawm; Matthew Spring: lute, gittern, hurdy-gurdy, percussion; The Oxford Girls' Choir: Estampie; John Rowlands-Pritchard: Worldes bliss; Michelene Wandor: recorder.

24 tracks, Over 1 Hour of Music

1. Bear Dance

2. Pied du Cheval

3. Agincourt Carol

4. Quene Note

5. Montard Brawle

6. Mi very joye

7. I no tango

8. Ducta IV

9. Scaramella

10. Almaredemploris mater

11. Ein Welsh tanz

12. Der Hauff auff

13. Ductia V

14. Ductia VI

15. The Harpist

16. Estampie

17. Saltarello

18. Mirie it is

19. Worldes bliss

20. Ductia VII

21. My love's coming home

22. To Vigo's sea come haste

23. Lamento

24. Ductia VIII