There is no rose: Alamire in Edinburgh
SATURDAY 13 DECEMBER 2014, 7.45pm, Canongate Kirk
Alamire perform William Byrd's Propers for Christmas Day interspersed with works from the Trinity Carol Roll (from Trinity College, Cambridge) - the earliest source of the English polyphonic carol. The thirteen works in this manuscript include the famous Agincourt Carol, celebrating Henry V's victory over the French in 1415, and the much-loved and performed There is no rose.
Alamire: Kirsty Hopkins soprano; Ruth Massey mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Todd tenor; William Gaunt bass; Andrew Lawrence-King harps.