The Golden Age of English Lute Music


Recorded: September 1960
Location: Decca Studios, London, England
Instrument: Lute-Thomas Goff Lute 1951
Producer: Ray Minshull

Recording Engineer: Mr. Reeve
Label: RCA Victor Red Seal (Soria Series)
Released: September 1961



  • Robert Johnson: Two Almaines
  • John Johnson: Fantasia
  • Francis Cutting: Walsingham
  • John Dowland: Mignarda
  • Francis Cutting: Almaine
  • Philip Rosseter: Galliard
  • Francis Cutting: Variations on "Greensleeves"
  • John Dowland: Galliard Upon a Galliard of Daniel Bachelar
  • Thomas Morley: Pavan
  • Robert Johnson: Carman's Whistle
  • Baruch Bulman: Pavan
  • Daniel Bachelor: Monsieur's Almaine
  • Anthony Holborne: Pavan
  • John Dowland: Batell Galliard
  • Anthony Holborne: Galliard


LP
RCA Victor Red Seal-Soria Series LD/LDS 2560, 1961 (original LP release)

The original release on the RCA Victor - Soria Series was packaged in a wider sleeve to accommodate the LP, a jacket sized booklet, an inner sleeve, and insert sheet .

***The booklet was discontinued in future reissues.



Reissues:

THE GOLDEN AGE OF ENGLISH LUTE MUSIC  (reissue)
RCA Victor stereo SB 2150, 1962 (picture of a lute)


THE GOLDEN AGE OF ENGLISH LUTE MUSIC    (reissue)

RCA Victor mono RB 16281, 1962 (painting of a lute)


THE GOLDEN AGE OF ENGLISH LUTE MUSIC    (reissue)

RCA  Red Seal LSC 3196, Reissue 1971 (same Queen Elizabeth picture but different lettering for title. Black background)


THE GOLDEN AGE OF ENGLISH LUTE MUSIC    (reissue)
RCA Red Seal LSC 3196, Japan Reissue 1971? (same Queen Elizabeth picture but different lettering for title. Gold banner on top)


THE GOLDEN AGE OF ENGLISH LUTE MUSIC    (reissue)
RCA Classics/Special Value RL 43514, Germany  Reissue 1981 (JB with a lute in garden)


Compilations:

LP

THE ART OF THE LUTE (3 LP box set compilation)

RCA Red Seal. Released 197?

The box set includes the albums The Golden Age of English Lute Music, The Woods So Wild and Lute Music of John Dowland.


CD


Compilation CD Box Sets:

JULIAN BREAM EDITION - THE ULTIMATE GUITAR COLLECTION (box set compilation)
RCA/BMG Music. Released 1993. 
Disc: Volume 01 - The Golden Age of English Lute Music (JBE)
   This disc contains all the selections from the LP album above in addition to the solo lute selections from Julian 

   Bream  in Concert (the selections with Peter Pears were omitted from this disc).


THE COMPLETE RCA ALBUM COLLECTION -CLASSICAL GUITAR ANTHOLOGY (box Set compilation)
RCA Red Seal/Sony Music Entertainment. Released 2013.
Disc: 03 - The Golden Age of English Lute Music  

The Golden Age of English Lute Music

RCA Classics/Special value

RL 43514    1981 Germany

Reissue-Alternate front covers

RCA/Decca RB 16281 mono  

1962

RCA Red Seal reissue Japan 

RCA/Decca SB 2150 stereo

1962  

JulianBreamGuitar.com

RCA Red Seal LSC 3196,

1971