Ricercar ConsortPhilippe Pierlot conductor – Grace Davidson soprano – Pascal Bertin alto – Hans Jörg Mammel tenor – Reinoud Van Mechelen tenor – Matthias Vieweg bass


Four-note Pavan Alfonso Ferrabosco II
This is the record of John Orlando Gibbons
In Nomine I Orlando Gibbons
See, see the word is incarnate Orlando Gibbons
The Cradle - Lullabie Anthony Holborne
As it fell on a holie eve Anthony Holborne
Lullaby William Byrd
In Bethlehem Town William Cobbold
New Fashions William Cobbold
Sir Henry Umpton's Funerall John Dowland
M. George Whitehead his Almand John Dowland
M. Nicholas Gryffith his Galiard John Dowland
Fine knacks for Ladies John Dowland
The Ape, the Monkey and Baboon Thomas Weelkes
I cannot keep my wife at home Anonymous
Three blind Mice Thomas Ravenscroft
Nutmeg and Ginger Anonymous
Home againe, market is done Anonymous
The Cries of London Orlando Gibbons

In City Cries, Philippe Pierlot and his Ricercar Consort explore an aspect of our central theme this season, Urban Vibes. For this programme devoted to 16th-century English urban music, Pierlot has called on the services of a number of outstanding singers, including the young Belgian Reinoud van Mechelen.