Henry: Mind of a Tyrant with Dr David Starkey begins on Channel 4 this coming Monday at 9pm. Here’s a version of Taunder Naken from the soundtrack written for multitracked treble viols (melody by Henry VIII): [Audio http://radiomovies.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/ht91-schism-mix.mp3]
Download it from here if you like. The whole series soundtrack is gradually going online.
There are some fantastic events to celebrate Henry’s 500th anniversary – including the Tower of London exhibit pictured above as featured in today’s Guardian. The British Library is opening its exhibition shortly, but meanwhile it’s worth visiting the astounding Ritblatt Gallery of treasures.
Enrique VIII was magnificent as composer. There I had hear his themes in different interpretations and this is magnificent. Cogratulations! Congratulation to the 500 annversary Happy to the Henry