CD 1  
 The Play's The Thing  
  Prologues & Inductions  
 GASPARO ZANETTI
  arr. Lyons RJ  
1 La Montagnura 3:45
  Various texts 1599-1626  
2 'Speak gentlemen, what shall we do today?' 1:49
  arr. Lyons after Cesare Bendinelli RII  
3 Fanfare 0:45
   
 Act One  
 CLEMENT WOODCOCK
4 Hackney TN 2:00
  Orsino in Twelfth Night I.1 TN  
5 'If music be the food of love, play on' 4:35
 ANTONY HOLBORNE
  & The funerals TN  
  Orsino in Twelfth Night I.1  
  & 'Enough, no more' TN  
 THOMAS SIMPSON
6 Chromatic Galliard TN 1:36
  WEST
7 'Is she that Marchants wife?' 0:28
  arr. Lyons after Cesare Bendinelli  
8 King Richard's Flourish RII 0:32
  COCKE
9 'When he doth hold conference upon the stage' 0:17
   
 Act Two  
  John of Gaunt in Richard II, II.1  
  'England, bound in with the triumphant seas' ** RII  
  ANONYMOUS
  arr. Lyons  
10 & Robin is to the Greenwood Gone RII 1:43
 ANTONY HOLBORNE
11 Galliard 12 RII 2:11
  SUSATO / GERVAISE C.1550
  arr. Lyons  
12 Torch Pavan (Passe et Medio/La Venissienne) RJ 2:18
  Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, II.2  
13 'But soft! What light!' 3:30
  PLAYFORD
  arr. Lyons  
  & Romeo in Love (Lull me beyond thee) RJ  
 JOAN AMBROSIO DALZA c. 1508
  arr. Lyons  
14 Piva RJ 2:11
  ANONYMOUS poss. Webster 1615
15 'Sit in a full Theater, and you will thinke' 0:39
  DIGGES 1623
16 'When let but Falstaffe come' 0:16
  Orsino in Twelfth Night II.4  
17 'Give me some music' TN 3:40
 JOHN DOWLAND
  & My Earl of Essex's Galliard  
   
 Act Three  
 ANTONY HOLBORNE
18 New-yeeres gift TN 1:14
  ANONYMOUS Italy 16c
19 Don Pedro's Mask (Paduana del re) MAdo 1:21
 SALAMONE ROSSI
20 Hero's Music (Sonata Duodecima s. La Bergamasca) MAdo 2:05
 GORDON CROSSE 1603
21 'A Play is like a sinke in a Towne' 0:31
  ANONYMOUS
  arr. Lyons  
22 Fortune my Foe RII 1:17
  King Richard in Richard II, III.2  
23 'For within the hollow crown' RII 1:06
 ANTONY HOLBORNE
24 Patiencia RII 2:21
  arr. Lyons after Casare Bendinelli  
25 Drums, flourish, colours RII 0:26
  King Richard in Richard II, III.2  
26 'We are amazed' RII 1:34
27 Muy Linda RII 1:17
   
 Act Four  
  JONSON 1609
28 'The quick eares of' 0:14
 WILLIAM CORNISH
29 Hey, Robin TN 1:21
  ANONYMOUS arr. Takeuchi
30 Heart's-ease TN 3:07
   
 Entr'Acte  
31 The God of Love (Gentil Madonna) MAdo 0:59
   
 Act Five  
 FRANCISCO DE LA TORRE
  arr. Lyons  
32 Pardon Goddess (Adoramus to Senor) MAdo 1:30
  Funeral Elegy for Richard Burbage 1619  
33 'Oft have I seene him, leap into the Grave' 0:31
  Arr. Lyons after Thoinot Arbeau  
34 Belle qui tiens ma vie RII 0:52
  King Richard in Richard II, V.5  
35 'I have been studying how I may compare'** RII 1:07
  Arr. Lyons after Palyford  
36 On the Cold Ground RII 3:17
  King Richard in Richard II, V.5  
37 'That hand shall burn'** RII 0:31
 TYLMAN SUSATO
38 Mille Regretz RII 1:08
  Arr. Lyons after Susato  
39 Battle Jig (Pavane de la Bataille) RII 3:00
   
 Epilogue  
 FRANCIS QUARLES 1630
40 'The world's a Theatre' 0:44
   
  CD 2  
  Groundlings to Gods  
 For the Yard: Hoboys and Penny Stickards - Music for the People  
 ADRIAN WILLAERT Venice 1545
1 Vecchie Letrose MAdo 1:33
  arr. McGowan after Morley  
2 Lavolto TN 2:31
 ALFONSO FERRABOSCO
3 Sharpe Pavan TN 2:54
 JOHN PLAYLORD
4 Bobbing Joan RII 1:13
 ANTONY HOLBORNE
5 Almayne TN 1:02
  ANONYMOUS
6 Paules Steeple TN 2:09
  MCGOWAN
7 Bonny Sweet Robin EdII 2:08
 GIORGIO MAINERIO 1578 arr. Lyons
8 Ballo Francese & Schiarazula Marazula MAdo 2:12
   
 On the Earthly Stage: European Visitors of Influence  
  arr. McGowan after Augsburg/Linz Organ tablature  
9 Ungerische und auch Bauern Danntz/Ein feines Täntzlein MFM 2:08
 TOBIAS HUME
10 A Polish Vilanell MFM 1:58
  after Santiago de Murcia  
11 Fandango EdII 1:12
 MICHAEL PRAETORIUS
12 Bransle de la Torche R&J 1:29
  after Weymyss Lute Book / Playford / Playford  
13 Ladie lie neer mee / Bobbing Joe / Stingo MFM 2:35
  arr. McGowan after Vietoris Codex  
14 Chorea Polonica no.4 / Alia Hungarica Chorea no.32 MFM 3:23
  arr. McGowan after Playford  
15 The Cushion Dance MFM 2:45
  arr. van Kampen / McGowan after Vietoris Codex  
16 Mariana's Song / Take, o take those lips away MFM 2:45
  after Santiago de Murcia  
17 Jota-Tarantella EdII 1:50
  after Claudin de Sermisy  
18 Tant que vivray EdII 2:14
   
 The Painted Heavens: Royal Households  
  arr. Morley after Dowland  
19 Lachrimae Pavin TN 4:25
 RICHARD ALLISON
20 The Batchelars delight TN 3:40
 TOBIAS HUME
21 Loves Farewell MFM 1:56
  arr. Morley after Byre  
22 My Lord of Oxenfords Maske TN 2:55
 JOHANN HIERONYMOUS KAPSBERGER c. 1640
23 Vilian de Spagna MAdo 3:03
 THOMAS MORLEY
24 Lavolto TN 2:04
 ANTONY HOLBORNE
25 Galliard 24 RII 1:39
 PETER PHILIPS
26 Pavan Dolorosa RII 3:24
27 Gallard Dolorosa RII 2:00
  ANONYMOUS 16c arr. Lyons
28 El tu tu R&J 1:34
   
 Beyond the Sphere: Battles and the Death of Kings  
  after Roger's Virginals Book  
29 Mount on horseback / The Scot's March EdII 1:29
  Johann Schop after Dowland  
30 Lachrymae Pavaen TN 3:55
  after Roger's Virginals Book  
31 Mount on horseback / Prince Rupert's March EdII 1:28
32 Heaven and Earth TN 2:11
  King Edward in Edward II, III.3 arr. McGowan after Byrd  
33 'St George for England' & The Battle of Boroughbridge EdII 1:36
  after Merbecke  
34 In the midst of life we are in death EdII 1:17
  The Duke in Measure for Measure, V.1  
35 'So, bring us to our palace' & Final Jig & Playout** MFM 2:05
  ** Recorded from live performances on the Globe Stage  
   
  ACTORS  
 Philip Bird Playgoer One
 Liam Brennan Orsino, Duke of Illuria & King Edward
 Tom Burke Romeo
 Peter Forbes Playgoer Two
 John McEnery John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster
 Mark Rylance King Richard II & The Duke
   
   
  TN - Twelfth Night (2002); RII - Richard Ii (2003); EdII - Edward II (2003);  
  RJ - Romeo and Juliet (2004); MAdo - Much Ado About Nothing (2004);  
  MFM - Measure For Measure (2004)