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Sweet Ayres of Arcadia
EVENT OVER. Within the Arcadian landscape of the Sussex Downs, the house and gardens of St Mary’s Bramber provide the setting for songs on the beauty of nature.
Musicke in the Ayre
Gwendolen Martin soprano
Din Ghani lute & baroque guitar
Within the ‘Arcadian’ pastoral landscape of the Sussex Downs, the house and gardens of St Mary’s House, Bramber provide the setting for songs reflecting on the beauty of nature as a metaphor for love, beauty and constancy.
Filmed at St Mary’s House, Bramber.
Special thanks to Peter Thorogood, Roger Linton and St Mary’s Historic House Trust
arr Francis Cutting Will ye go walk the woods so wild
1582/5–1647 Now each creature
c.1577–1617 There is a garden in her face
c.1550–1625 Have you seen but a white lily
1562/3–1626 Oh sweet woods
c.1550–1625 Woods, rocks and mountains
1588–1666 No more shall meads
1567–1620 Your fair looks
1596–1662 Among the myrtles
1602–1645 Gather ye rosebuds