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Sunday, 7 August 2016

400 years of English Traditional Music

The English Tradition - 400 Years Of Music & Song

The City Waites is a British early music band. Formed in the early 1970s, they specialise in English music of the 16th and 17th centuries from the street, tavern, theatre and countryside - the music of the common man. They appeal to a wide general audience as well as scholars. They have toured the UK, much of Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and the USA, performing everywhere from major concert halls and universities to village squares. Collaborations include the National Theatre (where they performed for her Majesty the Queen), the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare's Globe. They can be heard on several movie and TV soundtracks; they broadcast regularly and have made more than 30 CDs. Read more...

1 Cuckolds All in a Row - 2 The Two Magicians - 3 The Nota and the English Dance - 4 4 The Bluebell of Scotland - 5 The Wanton Wife - 6 Hey Jolly Broom Man - 7 Greensleeves - 8 Give Me My Yellow Hose Again - 9 The Broom of the Cowdenknowes - 10 The Furry Day Carol - 11 England Be Glad - 12 The Miller of Dee - 13 Pastime With Good Company - 14 Taundernaken - 15 Lumps of Pudding - 16 Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home - 17 How to Court and Obtain a Young Lass - 18 The Rakes of Mallow-Sweeps Hornpipe - 19 Oh No John! - 20 The Jolly Farmers - 21 The Fairy Round - 22 The Mermaid - 23 A Vindication of a Departed Maidenhead - 24 The Punks Delight - 25 Martin Said to His Man - 26 Lady in the Dark

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