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An Aria A Day #8

‘Will you buy a fine dog?’
by Thomas Morley
Piano Phoebe Briggs

15th May, 2020

In this humorous look at language and the ways in which the meaning of words can change over time, tenor Kanen Breen performs Morley’s ‘Will you buy a fine dog?’ The accompaniment, often performed on lute, here provokes a dispute over tempo between the singer and his offstage pianist.

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