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Henry Lawes

Composer of Classical

Henry Lawes (5 December 1595 – 21 October 1662) was an English musician and composer.

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Psalm 8: Psalm VIII on Psalms for the Soul by Noel Edison
Have You e’er seen the Morning Sun? (Arr. for Choir) on Origins by Sjaella
A Dialogue on a Kisse on On Byrd's Wings by Dorothee Mields, Magdalene Harer, Boreas Quartett Bremen & Hathor Consort
Psalm 68 "Let God Arise and Let His Enemies Be Scattered" (After Elgar) on Psalms of David, Vol. 7: Let God Arise by Norwich Cathedral Choir, Neil Taylor & Michael Nicholas
Why so pale / Bid me to live / 2 tunes new to John Playford's Dancing Master on Delight In Disorder/English Music For Recorder And Harpsicho by Andreas Staier & Pedro Memelsdorff
Sweet stay a while on The Rags of Time - 17th Century English Lute Songs & Dances by Paul Hillier & Nigel North
Tavola: In quel gelato core on Musica transalpina: Musical Migration from Italy to England by Evelyn Tubb & Anthony Rooley
Psalm 8 "Domine, Dominus noster" on The Psalms of David by St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Edward Elgar, John Scott, Robert Ashfield, Edward John Hopkins, George Job Elvey, Henry Walford Davies, Andrew Carter, Robert Cooke, Joseph Corfe, Henry Lawes, Thomas Attwood, John Stainer, Stephen Elvey, Charles Henry Wilton, William Croft, Thomas Tomkins, Christopher Gibbons, William Henry Havergal, James Turle, Thomas Attwood Walmisley, Ralph Roseingrave, John Goss, Samuel Wesley, Henry Thomas Smart, Charles Hylton Stewart, Joseph Barnby, George Robertson Sinclair, William Wolstenholme, John Larkin Hopkins, Henry George Ley, Charles Harford Lloyd, William Russell, Charles Frederick South, Henry Stonex, Herbert Howells, Ivor Atkins, Basil Harwood, Martin Luther, John Davy, George Thalben-Ball, Edward Bairstow, George Arthur Scaife, Michael Wise, John Foster, George Martin, William Bayley, Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Charles Villiers Stanford & William Boyce
Farley Castle "Her Virgin Eyes Saw God Incarnate Born" on The Complete New English Hymnal, Vol. 14 by The Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge, Timothy Morgan, Daveth Clark & Sarah MacDonald
Farley Castle "Most Glorious Lord of Life" on The Complete New English Hymnal, Vol. 23 by St. Chad's Cathedral Choir, Nigel Morris & David Saint

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Title Artist Year Type
AyresHenry Lawes / La Rêveuse, Jeffrey Thompson, Bertrand Cuiller, Florence Bolton, Benjamin Perrot2012Album
With Endless TearesJohannette Zomer, Fred Jacobs, Robert Johnson, Henry Lawes, Pelham Humfrey, Henry Purcell2009Album
Lawes (Songs by Henry And William Lawes)William Lawes, Henry Lawes, Robin Blaze, Elizabeth Kenny2007Album
Coronation Music For King James IIJohn Blow • Henry Lawes • Henry Purcell • William Child • William Turner, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, Simon Preston1987Album
Sitting By The Streams (Psalms, Ayres And Dialogues)Henry Lawes - The Consort Of Musicke, Anthony Rooley1984Album
Comus / Samson AgonistesJohn Milton, Henry Lawes, Barbara Jefford, Ian Holm, William Squire, Tony Church, Margaret Rawlings, Gary Watson1968Album
Quatre Siècles De Chants D'AmourDenis Stevens, Accademia Monteverdiana, Roland de Lassus, Peter Philips, Claudio Monteverdi, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Nicola Vicentino, Henry Lawes, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Henry Bishop, Johannes BrahmsAlbum
Catches and Glees Of The English RestorationHenry Purcell, John Linton, Henry Lawes, John Hilton, Luffman Atterbury, William Cranford, Robert Smith, Jonathan Battishill, John BaldwinAlbum
Blockflöten-Musik (Gespielt Von Carl Dolmetsch)Carl Dolmetsch ∙ Joseph Saxby, Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Nicola Matteis, Jean-Baptiste Senaillé, Henry LawesAlbum
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