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The World of Henry Purcell

Dame Janet Baker (soprano), The St. Anthony Singers, Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spur (piano), Heather Harper (soprano), Alfred Deller (countertenor), John Whitworth (countertenor), Hervey Alan (bass), Trevor Anthony (bass), Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, James Bowman (countertenor),...

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 Excerpt, Purcell: Abdelazer or The Moor's Revenge: incidental music, Z570

Work length1:40
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  • Academy of Ancient Music
  • Christopher Hogwood
  • Recorded: 1974-03
  • Recording Venue: All Saints' Church, Petersham, Surrey

2. Rondeau

Track length1:40
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 Excerpt, Purcell: Come ye sons of art (Ode for Queen Mary's birthday, 1694), Z 323

Work length2:48
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  • Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), John Whitworth (alto)
  • Ensemble Orchestral de L'Oiseau-Lyre
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Recorded: 1954-02
  • Recording Venue: --, --

3. Sound the Trumpet

Track length2:48
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Purcell: From silent shades ('Bess of Bedlam') Z370

Work length6:36
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  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spurr (piano), Benjamin Britten (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 1949-10
  • Recording Venue: Studio of Norsk Rikskringkasting, Oslo

 Excerpt, Purcell: The Tempest, Z631

Work length3:06
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  • Hervey Alan (bass (vocal))
  • Philomusica of London
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Recorded: 1972-03
  • Recording Venue: St. John's College, Cambridge

Arise ye subterranean winds

Track length3:06
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 Excerpt, Purcell: Oedipus: incidental music, Z583

Work length4:09
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (continuo), Desmond Dupre (bass viol)
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: --, --

Music for a While

Track length4:09
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z.629 - Ed. Britten, Holst, Pears / Act 1

Work length6:51
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  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1970-09-21
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Symphony

Track length6:51
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Purcell: King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) - original version - Act 5

Work length2:19
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  • Heather Harper (soprano)
  • Philomusica of London
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Recorded: 1959-01
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

Fairest Isle (Venus)

Track length2:19
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Purcell: King Arthur, or The British Worthy (1691) - original version - Act 3

Work length4:01
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  • Trevor Anthony (bass (vocal))
  • Philomusica of London
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Recorded: 1959-01
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

What Power art thou (Genius)

Track length4:01
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Purcell: Trumpet Tune in C Major, ZT 697 (Arr. for Brass Ensemble and Organ)

Work length2:36
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  • Peter Hurford (organ), Peter Hurford (work arranger)
  • The Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
  • Recorded: 1990-11
  • Recording Venue: Dom, Ratzeburg

Purcell: I was glad when they said unto me, Z19

Work length9:51
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  • Paul Esswood (alto), Ian Partridge (tenor), Stafford Dean (bass (vocal)), John Scott (organ)
  • Choir of St John's College Cambridge, Strings
  • George Guest
  • Recorded: 1975-03-15
  • Recording Venue: St. John's College, Cambridge

 Excerpt, Purcell: Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695

Work length6:27
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  • Stephen Cleobury (organ), Jane Ryan (viola da gamba)
  • Choir of St John's College Cambridge, Symphoniae Sacrae Chamber Ensemble
  • George Guest
  • Recorded: 1972-03-13
  • Recording Venue: St. John's College, Cambridge

March...Thou Knowest, Lord...Canzona

Track length6:27
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Purcell: Sweeter than Roses (from Pausanius, the Betrayer of his Country, Z585)

Work length3:28
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1972-11-29
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Purcell: The Fairy Queen - Ed. Benjamin Britten, Imogen Holst and Peter Pears - Act 4

Work length4:01
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  • Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1970-09
  • Recording Venue: "The Maltings", Concert Hall, Snape

Symphony...Hark! Hark! The Echoing Air

Track length4:01
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Purcell: Ciacona in G Minor, Z. 730

Work length7:01
Album only
Album only
  • Benjamin Britten (work arranger)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-19
  • Recording Venue: "The Maltings", Concert Hall, Snape

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 3

Work length9:01
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  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • The St. Anthony Singers, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Recorded: 1961-10
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

But death...When I am laid...With drooping wings...

Track length9:01
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