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 Offer,Britten - Purcell Realizations

Felicity Lott, Susan Gritton, Sarah Walker, James Bowman, John Mark Ainsley, Ian Bostridge, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Richard Jackson, Simon Keenlyside & Graham Johnson

Two irresistible discs—typically painstakingly produced and documented—and would deserve four stars if only they were there to give

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Contents

Purcell: Hears not my Phillis how the birds ('The Knotting Song'), Z371

2:07
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  • James Bowman (countertenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Fairest isle (from King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z628)

2:24
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  • Felicity Lott (soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: If Music be the Food of Love, Z. 379C

4:14
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  • John Mark Ainsley (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Turn then thine eyes, Z425

1:39
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  • John Mark Ainsley (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Music for a while (from Oedipus, Z583)

3:19
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  • Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Song. Music for a while

3:19
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Purcell: Pious Celinda goes to prayers, Z410

1:30
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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: I'll sail upon the dog-star (from A Fool's Preferment or The Three Dukes of Dunstable, Z571)

1:28
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  • Richard Jackson (baritone); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: On the brow of Richmond Hill Z405

1:58
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  • Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

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

5:28
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  • Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: If music be the food of love Z379A

2:12
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  • Felicity Lott (soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)
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Purcell: Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, Z587

0:57
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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Song. There's not a swain of the plain

0:57
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Purcell: Not all my torments can your pity move, Z400

2:45
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  • James Bowman (countertenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Man is for the woman made (from The Mock Marriage, Z605)

1:12
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  • Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Sweeter than roses (from Pausanias, the Betrayer of his Country, Z585)

3:47
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  • Felicity Lott (soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406

6:34
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  • John Mark Ainsley (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: I attempt from love's sickness to fly (from The Indian Queen, Z630)

2:16
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  • Susan Gritton (soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: I take no pleasure in the sun's bright beams, Z388

1:49
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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Hark the ech'ing air! (from The Fairy Queen, Z629)

2:30
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  • Felicity Lott (soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Take not a woman's anger ill (from The Rival Sisters or The Violence of Love, Z609)

1:32
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  • John Mark Ainsley (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: How blest are shepherds (from King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z628)

3:32
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  • John Mark Ainsley (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Celemene (from Oroonoko, Z584)

3:56
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  • Susan Gritton (soprano); Ian Bostridge (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Sound the trumpet (from Come ye sons of Art, away, Z323)

2:28
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  • Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor); John Mark Ainsley (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: I spy Celia, Z499

4:09
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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor); Richard Jackson (baritone); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Lost is my quiet for ever, Z502

3:22
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  • Susan Gritton (soprano); Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: What can we poor females do?, Z429

1:15
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  • Susan Gritton (soprano); Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: No, resistance is but vain (from The Maid's Last Prayer or Any Rather Than Fail, Z601)

5:39
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  • Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano); Richard Jackson (baritone); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Shepherd, leave decoying (from King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z628)

1:19
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  • Susan Gritton (soprano); Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: The Queen's Epicedium, Z383

7:30
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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation when our Saviour, at twelve years of age, had withdrawn himself, Z196

7:33
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  • Felicity Lott (soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Saul and the witch at Endor, Z134

11:54
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  • Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano); John Mark Ainsley (tenor); Simon Keenlyside (baritone); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Lord, what is man?, Z192

6:13
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  • Felicity Lott (soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: We sing to him, whose wisdom form'd the ear, Z199

1:59
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  • James Bowman (countertenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: An Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun hath veiled his light', Z193

4:42
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  • Felicity Lott (soprano); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Let the night perish (Job's Curse), Z191

5:15
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  • Simon Keenlyside (baritone); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Thou wakeful shepherd that dost Israel keep (A Morning Hymn), Z198

2:59
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  • Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Alleluia, ZS14

2:19
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  • Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: In the black dismal dungeon of despair, Z190

4:30
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  • Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: Dulcibella, when e'er I sue for a kiss, Z485

2:14
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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor); Richard Jackson (baritone); Graham Johnson (piano)

Purcell: When Myra sings, Z521

2:50
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Purcell: Let the dreadful engines of eternal will (from The Comical History of Don Quixote, Z578)

7:59
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  • Simon Keenlyside (baritone); Graham Johnson (piano)
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