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Rob Haskins
American Record Guide, September 2014

The pieces are beautiful and one (Pavan and Galliard in A minor) contains striking turns of phrase that sound like no other composer from the period.

Wilson’s playing is fine; he shapes phrases well and has a clear, unambiguous understanding of the performance style and general emotional tenor of this music. © 2014 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide

David Denton
David's Review Corner, April 2014

How Ferdinando Richardson achieved his exalted position in the court of Queen Elizabeth is detailed in the excellent notes from the disc’s soloist Glen Wilson. What we…have is almost thirty minutes of Richardson that shows him as the able creator of attractive melodic invention. Much is in the form of the dance—the Galliard and Allemande—and I guess Wilson adds a judicious amount of decoration. Certainly the Galliard and Variation in D minor affords him an opportunity to show his agility and technical brilliance. Following on are five anonymous compositions in arrangements by Ferrabosco, Byrd, Harding, Holborne and Paradiso; four unattributed pieces, and a Fantasia by the London organist, Nicholas Strogers, dating from the second half of the 16th century. As a compilation of music from the reign of Queen Elizabeth it is both pleasing and stimulating, and it goes without saying that Wilson’s playing is admirable. Reliable sound… © 2014 David’s Review Center

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