Phantasm - Lawes: Consorts to the Organ - Ensemble

The English composer William Lawes (1602-1645) was the son of Thomas Lawes, a formerly famous cantor at the Salisbury Cathedral, and brother of Henry Lawes, who was then also a composer be overlooked. William weltiche composed both works and sacred music. His 1635 incurred, consort to the organ'' of various viols and organ are among his most famous compositions, and are characterized by their sophisticated thematic and contrapuntal structure as well as their often chromatic harmony.

All these qualities are of the seven musicians of the ensemble, as well cultivated as Phantasm wide flowing put into effect. A special highlight is the great acoustics of the recording. Friends Age music will have this CD for a treat.

31 October 2012