Music Selections

Here is a short list of CDs of Elizabethan and other music from the time of Mary Sidney.

(To obtain more information and buy CDs from Amazon, click on the Amazon links found below the following list.)

*Songs & Sonnets from the Time of Mary Sidney, composed and arranged by Mary Outten. Hear samples and buy the CD at

*Songs from the Labyrinth, music by John Dowland, performed by Sting and Edin Karamazov 

*John Dowland: Complete Lute Music, vol 2, by John Dowland, composer, Nigel North lute

*Lute Songs of John Dowland: the original First and Second Books including Dowland's original tablature

*When Love Speaks -- The Sonnets, various artists perform "Shakespeare" sonnets, the RADA 2002 benefit concert, composer and conductor Michael Kamen (see note at the bottom of this page)

*O Mistress Mine: A Collection of English Lute Songs, performed by Urrey and Frederick 

*Music of Handel, Bach and the English Renaissance, vol 4, Alfred Deller, including Thomas Morley's Canzonets for two voices 


Note: you can watch and listen to David Gilmour singing his non-vibrato rendition of sonnet 18,

with the music composed by Michael Kamen, at this site: