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Grounds for Pleasure: 17th-Century Keyboard Music from England
Colin Booth, harpsichord built 1661 - [SBCD214]
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Colin Booth plays the restored 1661 Nicholas Celini Narboniensis harpsichord he owns in a program of 17th-century English composers.

Anon: My Lady Carey’s Dompe
William Byrd: My Ladye Nevel’s Grownde
Thomas Tomkins: A Short Verse
Thomas Tomkins: Grounde
Henry Purcell: A New Ground
John Blow: Mortlack’s Ground
William Inglot: The Leaves Bee Greene
Orlando Gibbons: Italian Ground
Orlando Gibbons: Pavan: Lord Salisbury
John Blow: Suite in D minor (Ground)
John Blow: Suite in D minor (Hornpipe)
John Blow: Suite in D minor (Minuet)
Orlando Gibbons: Fantasia
Orlando Gibbons: Ground
Henry Purcell: Chacone
Henry Purcell: A Ground in Gamut
William Croft: Suite in A major (Ground)
William Croft: Suite in A major (Minuett)
John Blow: Ground in Gamut Flatt
Henry Purcell: Ground in D minor
Henry Purcell: Hornpipe

William Byrd: A Grounde

Writes John Collins:
This recording provides a fascinating and rewarding window into a broad range of English pieces, and is highly recommended.

Writes Alan Howard:
This is a greatly enjoyable disc, and the juxtaposition of earlier and later works is particularly to be welcomed as a demonstration of the continued vibrancy of English harpsichord music in the late 17th century.

Writes Lindsay Kemp:
The success of Booth’s performances also stems from tempi which take time to enjoy not just the harpsichord’s tone but the richness and lyricism that is there in the music.

Grounds for Pleasure: 17th-Century Keyboard Music from England<BR>Colin Booth, harpsichord built 1661
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