Orlando Gibbons - The Woods So Wild - John Toll - BBC Radio 3 'Record Review'

John Toll’s recording is hard to improve on, an undemonstrative performance that captures the introspection present in Gibbons’ music. The ten fantasias emerge almost as streams of consciousness while the dance based works find a real sense of play and rhythmic flexibility. Let’s hear a passage from one of these: Gibbons’ variations on the popular folk song ‘Will You Walk the Woods so Wild’

BBC Radio 3 'Record Review'
06 October 2018