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This Merry Pleasant Spring

Music, Words and Song for Spring.

This Merry Pleasant Spring

This Merry Pleasant Spring consists of ballads, lutesongs, consort music, madrigals, dance melodies and readings, and follows the season from the melting of the ice at the beginning of Spring, through maying, maypoles, hobby horses and feasting, to the sheepshearing and Whitsun holidays that mark the coming of Summer.

This programme Includes music by Bannister, Campion, Dowland, East, Morley, Peerson, Weelkes and Wilson, and readings from Spenser, Stubbes, Herrick and Breton.

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