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The King's Delight - Music, words and song from Restoration Britain

Monday May 22, 2023 at 19:30
St John's Wood Church, London
£15 (£10 concessions)
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  1. When fair Aurora - John Jenkins
  2. Out of the deep - John Playford
  3. Here's a Health unto His Majesty - Jeremiah Savile
  4. Hark how the gladsome spheres - Anonymous
  5. Division on ‘John come kiss me now’ from 'The Division Violin' by John Playford - Davis Mell
  6. Excerpts, from The Division Viol, 1659 - Christopher Simpson
  7. In praise of Chocolate - Anonymous
  8. A song sung before the King at Newmarket - Anonymous
  9. The King's Delight - Anonymous
  10. Orpheus with his lute - Matthew Locke
  11. Come unto these yellow sands - John Banister
  12. Echo song - John Banister
  13. Ah fading joy - Pelham Humfrey
  14. The Coffee House - Anonymous
  15. London mourning in ashes - Anonymous
  16. When the plague was in town - Anonymous
  17. Ah! cruel, bloody fate, from Theodosius - Henry Purcell
  18. Blanket Fair - Anonymous
  19. Welcome home, Old Rowley - Anonymous
  20. Amyntas led me to a grove - Robert Smith
  21. The Horse Race - Anonymous
  22. The King's Health - Anonymous
  23. On the cold ground - Anonymous
  24. Newmarket - Anonymous

The King's Delight - A programme of music, words and song from Restoration Britain.
Ballads about the Plague, the Great Fire, the Frost Fair, horseracing, chocolate and coffee;

Loyal songs and theatre songs;

Tavern rounds, dance music, and divisions and solos for the violin, viol and cittern.

Supported by the Continuo Foundation

St John's Wood Church
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