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 Offer,Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629

Ann Murray, Lorna Anderson, Gillian Fisher, John Mark Ainsley, Michael Chance, Richard Suart, Ian Partridge, Michael George

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

The Fairy Queen hardly an 'opera' in the conventional sense: its musical virtues lie in the composer's uncanny ability to summon a discrete, potent atmosphere whose capacity to move the listener... More…

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Contents

Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, First Musick

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Prelude

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Hornpipe

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Second Musick

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Air

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Rondeau

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Overture

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 1: Come, Come, Come Let us Leave the Town (Duet)

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 1, Scene of the drunken Poet: Fill up the Bowl

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 1, First Act Tune: Jig

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 2

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  • Lorna Anderson, Gillian Fisher, Ann Murray, Michael Chance, Michael George, John Mark Ainsley

Come all ye Songsters (Tenor)

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Prelude / May the God of Wit Inspire (Choral Trio)

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Now Join Your Warbling Voices All (Chorus)

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Sing While We Trip it Upon the Green (Soprano)

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See, Even Night Herself is Here (Night)

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I am Come to Lock All Fast (Mystery)

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One Charming Night Gives More Delight (Secrecy)

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Hush, No More, Be Silent All (Sleep)

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Dance for the Followers of Night

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 2, Second Act Tune: Air

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 3

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If Love's a Sweet Passion / I Press Her Hand Gently (Soprano, Chorus)

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Symphony While the Swans Come Forward

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Dance for the Fairies

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Dance for the Green Men

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Ye Gentle Spirits of the Air, Appear! (Soprano)

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 3, Dialogue between Coridon and Mopsa: Now the Maids and the Men are Making of Hay

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 3

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Dance for the Haymakers

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When I Have Often Heard Young Maids Complaining (A Nymph)

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A Thousand, Thousand Ways We'll Find (Duet, Chorus)

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 3, Third Act Tune: Hornpipe

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 4

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Symphony

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Now the Night is Chased Away (An Attendant)

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Let the Fifes and the Clarions (Duet)

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Entry of Phoebus

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When a Cruel Long Winter (Phoebus)

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Hail! Great Parent of Us All (Chorus)

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Thus the Ever Grateful Spring (Spring)

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Here's the Summer, Sprightly, Gay (Summer)

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See My Many Coloured Fields (Autumn)

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Next Winter Comes Slowly (Winter)

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Hail! Great Parent of Us All (Second Chorus)

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 4, Fourth Act Tune: Air

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 5

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  • Gillian Fisher, Ann Murray, John Mark Ainsley, Lorna Anderson, Richard Suart

Prelude

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Thrice Happy Lovers (Juno)

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O Let Me Ever, Ever Weep (The Plaint)

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Entry Dance

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Symphony

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Thus the Gloomy World (A Chinese Man)

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Thus Happy and Free (A Chinese Woman / Chorus)

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Yes, Xansi (A Chinese Man)

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Monkey's Dance

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Hark! Now All Things (A Chinese Woman)

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Hark! The Echoing Air a Triumph Sings (A Chinese Woman, Chorus)

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Sure the Dull God of Marriage (Two Chinese Women, Chorus)

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Second Prelude

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See, See I Obey / Turn then Thine Eyes / My Torch Indeed (Hymen, Two Chinese Women)

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They Shall be as Happy as They're Fair (Two Chinese Women, Hymen)

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Chaconne

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They Shall be as Happy as They're Fair (Chorus)

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