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Purcell: Complete Odes & Welcome Songs

The King's Consort, New College Choir, Oxford, Robert King

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Purcell: Arise, my Muse, Z320

Work length21:02
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  • John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Michael George (bass), Michael Chance (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

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II. Arise, my muse

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III. Ye sons of music raise your voices high

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IV. Then sound your instruments and charm the earth

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V. See how the glitt'ring ruler of the day

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VI. Hail, gracious Gloriana

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VII. And since the time's distress to wars' alarms

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VIII. To quell his country's foes

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IX. But ah, I see Eusebia drown'd in tears

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X. But Glory cries 'Go on'

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Purcell: Welcome to all the pleasures (from Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1683), Z339

Work length15:30
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Michael George (bass), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Tessa Bonner (soprano), Michael Chance (counter-tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

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II. Welcome to all the pleasures that delight

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III. Here the Deities approve

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IV. While joys celestial their bright souls invade

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V. Then lift up your voices, those organs of nature

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VI. Beauty, thou scene of love

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VII. In a consort of voices while instruments play

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Purcell: By beauteous softness (from Now does the glorious day appear, Z332)

Work length23:35
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  • John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Michael George (bass), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Charles Pott (bass), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Charles Daniels (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length3:37
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II. Now does the glorious day appear

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III. Not any one such joy could bring

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IV. This does our fertile isle with glory crown

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V. Now does the glorious day appear

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VI. It was a work of full as great a weight

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VII. By beauteous softness mixed with majesty

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VIII. Her hero to whose conduct and whose arms

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IX. Our dear religion, with our law's defence

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X. No more shall we the great Eliza boast

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XI. Now, now, with one united voice

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Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1692), Z328

Work length52:06
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  • Michael George (bass), Gillian Fisher (soprano), James Bowman (counter-tenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor)
  • King's Consort, Choir of New College Oxford
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

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II. Hail! bright Cecilia, Hail!

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III. Hark, each Tree its silence breaks

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IV. 'Tis Nature's Voice; thro' all the moving Wood

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V. Soul of the World!

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VI. Thou tun'st this World below, the Spheres above

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VII. With that sublime Celestial Lay

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VIII. Wond'rous Machine!

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IX. The Airy Violin

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X. In vain the Am'rous Flute and soft Guitar

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XI. The Fife and all the Harmony of War

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XII. Let these amongst themselves contest

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XIII. Hail! bright Cecilia, Hail to thee!

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Purcell: Who can from joy refrain?, Z342

Work length24:42
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Tessa Bonner (soprano), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Michael George (bass), Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Overture

Track length4:27
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II. Who can from joy refrain?

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III. A Prince of glorious race descended

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IV. The Father brave as e'er was Dane

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V. The Graces in his Mother shine

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VI. Sound the Trumpet and beat the warlike Drum

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VII. If now he burns with noble flame

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Purcell: Welcome Song - Fly, bold rebellion, Z324

Work length19:25
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Rufus Müller (tenor), Michael George (bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Tessa Bonner (soprano)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

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II. Fly, bold rebellion, make haste and be gone!

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III. Rivers from their channels turned

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IV. If then we've found the want of his rays

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V. But Heaven has now dispelled those fears

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VI. Come then, change your notes, disloyal crowd

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VII. Be welcome then, great Sir, to constant vows

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VIII. Welcome to all those wishes fulfilled

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Purcell: Sound the trumpet, beat the drum, Z335

Work length23:42
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  • Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Michael George (bass), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Rufus Müller (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length3:11
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II. Sound the trumpet, beat the drum

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III. Crown the year and crown the day

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IV. Let Caesar and Urania live

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V. What greater bliss can Fate bestow

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VI. Chaconne

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VII. While Caesar like the morning star

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VIII. To Urania and Caesar delights without measure

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Purcell: Celebrate this festival, Z321

Work length32:42
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  • Gillian Fisher (soprano), Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), Tessa Bonner (soprano), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Michael George (bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Rufus Müller (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

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II. Celebrate this Festival

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III. Britain now thy cares beguile

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IV. 'Tis sacred, bid the trumpet cease

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V. Let sullen Discord smile

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VI. Crown the altar, deck the shrine

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VII. Expected Spring at last is come

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VIII. April, who till now has mourned

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IX. Departing thus you'll hear him say

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X. Happy realm beyond expressing

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XI. While, for a righteous cause he arms

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XII. Return, fond Muse, the thoughts of war

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XIII. Kindly treat Maria's day

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Purcell: With him he brings the partner of his throne (from Ye tuneful Muses, Z344)

Work length24:14
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Michael George (bass), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Tessa Bonner (soprano), Charles Pott (bass), Charles Daniels (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length3:26
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II. Ye tuneful Muses, raise your heads

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III. Be lively then and gay

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IV. In his just praise your noblest songs let fall

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V. From the rattling of drums and the trumpet's loud sounds

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VI. To music's softer but yet kind

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VII. With him he brings the partner of his throne

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VIII. Happy in a mutual love

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IX. Whilst in music and verse our duty we show

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Purcell: Her charming strains expel tormenting Care (from Celestial music did the gods inspire, Z322)

Work length17:24
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  • Michael George (bass), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length3:09
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II. Celestial music did the gods inspire

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III. Her charming strains expel tormenting Care

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IV. Thus Virgil's Genius lov'd the country best

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V. Whilst music did improve Amphion's song

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VI. When Orpheus sang all Nature did rejoice

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VII. Let Phyllis by her voice but charm the Air

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Purcell: From hardy climes and dangerous toils of war (for the wedding of Prince George and Princess Anne, 1683)

Work length17:51
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  • Michael George (bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Tessa Bonner (soprano), Charles Daniels (tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length2:36
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II. From hardy Climes and dangerous Toils of War

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III. As Fame, great Sir, before you ran

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IV. Wake then, my Muse, wake Instruments and Voice

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V. The Sparrow and the gentle Dove

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VI. So all the Boons indulgent Heav'n design'd

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VII. Hence without Scheme or Figure to descry

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Purcell: Welcome, welcome, glorious morn, Z338

Work length27:12
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Michael George (bass), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Charles Pott (bass), Nigel Short (counter-tenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Evelyn Tubb (soprano)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length2:24
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II. Welcome, welcome, glorious morn

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III. At thy return the joyful Earth

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IV. Welcome as when three happy Kingdoms strove

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V. The mighty goddess of this wealthy Isle

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VI. Full of Wonder and Delight

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VII. And lo! a sacred Fury swell'd her Breast

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VIII. My Pray'rs are heard, Heav'n has at last bestow'd

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IX. He to the Field by Honour call'd shall go

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X. Whilst undisturb'd his happy Consort reigns

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XI. Sound, all ye Spheres; confirm the Omen, Heav'n

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Purcell: Great parent, hail to thee (for the Centenary of Trinity College, Dublin, 1694)

Work length24:30
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Michael George (bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length2:28
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II. Great Parent, Hail to Thee!

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III. Another Century commencing

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IV. After War's Alarms repeated

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V. Awful Matron take thy Seat

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VI. She was the first who did inspire

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VII. Succeeding Princes next recite

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VIII. But chiefly Recommend to Fame

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IX. Thy Royal Patron sung: Repair

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X. With themes like these, ye Sons of Art

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Purcell: The summer's absence unconcerned we bear, Z337

Work length18:06
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  • Michael George (bass), James Bowman (counter-tenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Evelyn Tubb (soprano), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length2:26
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II. The summer's absence unconcerned we bear

Track length3:23
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III. And when late from your throne Heaven's call you attend

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IV. Ah! had we, Sir, the power or art

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V. Happy while all her neighbours bled

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VI. So happily still you your counsels employ

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VII. These had by their ill usage drove

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VIII. But those no more shall dare repine

Track length2:18
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Purcell: Love's goddess sure was blind, Z331

Work length21:41
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Michael George (bass), Mark Padmore (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Mary Seers (soprano), Andrew Tusa (tenor), Robert Evans (bass)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length3:41
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II. Love's goddess sure was blind this day

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III. Those eyes, that form, that lofty mien

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IV. Sweetness of Nature and true wit

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V. Long may she reign over this Isle

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VI. May her blest example chase

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VII. Many such days may she behold

Track length3:33
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VIII. May she to Heaven late return

Track length3:26
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Purcell: Raise, raise the voice, Z334

Work length12:32
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  • Michael George (bass), Mary Seers (soprano), Andrew Tusa (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length2:55
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II. Raise, raise the voice, all Instruments obey

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III. The God himself says he'll be present here

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IV. Mark how readily each pliant string

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Purcell: Laudate Ceciliam, Z329

Work length10:33
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Mark Padmore (tenor), Michael George (bass)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony – Laudate Ceciliam, in voce et organo

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II. Modulemini psalmum novum

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III. Symphony

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IV. Dicite Virgini, canite martyri

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Purcell: From those serene and rapturous joys, Z326

Work length23:08
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Michael George (bass), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Mary Seers (soprano), Mark Padmore (tenor), Andrew Tusa (tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

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II. From those serene and rapturous joys

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III. Behold th' indulgent Prince is come

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IV. Not with an Helmet or a glitt'ring Spear

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V. Welcome as soft refreshing show'rs

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VI. Welcome, more welcome does he come

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VII. Nor does the Sun more comfort bring

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VIII. With trumpets and shouts we receive the World's Wonder

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Purcell: Of old, when heroes thought it base (The Yorkshire Feast Song, 1690)

Work length36:15
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  • Michael George (bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Robert Evans (bass)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length2:23
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II. Of old, when heroes thought it base

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III. The bashful Thames, for beauty so renown'd

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IV. The pale and the purple rose

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V. And in each track of glory since

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VI. Symphony

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VII. And now when the renown'd Nassau

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VIII. They did no storms, nor threat'nings fear

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IX. So when the glitt'ring Queen of Night

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X. Let music join

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XI. Sound trumpets, sound! beat ev'ry drum

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XII. Sound all to him

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Purcell: Swifter, Isis, swifter flow (Welcome Song for Charles II, 1681)

Work length15:04
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  • Michael George (bass), Charles Daniels (tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony – Swifter, Isis, swifter flow

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II. Land him safely on her shore

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III. Hark, hark! just now my listening ears

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IV. Welcome, dread Sir, to town

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V. But with as great devotion meet

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VI. The King whose presence like the Spring

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VII. Then since, Sir, from you all our blessings do flow

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Purcell: What shall be done in behalf of the man?, Z341

Work length14:34
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  • Michael George (bass), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Susan Hamilton (soprano)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length2:46
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II. What shall be done in behalf of the man?

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III. All the grandeur he possesses

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IV. Mighty Charles, though joined with thee

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V. May all factious troubles cease

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

Work length25:46
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  • Michael Chance (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Michael George (bass), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Paul Goodwin (oboe)
  • King's Consort, Choir of New College Oxford
  • Robert King

I. Symphony

Track length3:37
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II. Come ye sons of Art, away

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III. Sound the trumpet, 'til around

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IV. Strike the viol, touch the lute

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V. The day that such a blessing gave

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VI. Bid the Virtues, bid the Graces

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VII. These are the sacred charms that shield

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VIII. See Nature, rejoicing, has shown us the way

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Purcell: Welcome, vicegerent of the mighty king, Z340

Work length14:09
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  • Mark Padmore (tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Michael George (bass), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Tessa Bonner (soprano)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Symphony – Welcome, vicegerent of the mighty King

Track length3:11
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II. Ah! Mighty Sir, if you to such long absence are inclined

Track length1:24
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III. But your blest presence now

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IV. Your influous approach our pensive hope recalls

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V. When the Summer, in his glory

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VI. All loyalty and honour be

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VII. Music the food of love

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Purcell: Why, why are all the Muses mute?, Z343

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  • Mark Padmore (tenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor), Michael Chance (counter-tenor), Michael George (bass), Gillian Fisher (soprano), Tessa Bonner (soprano), Robert Evans (bass)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

I. Why, why are all the Muses mute?

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II. When should each soul exalted be?

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III. Britain, thou now art great, art great indeed!

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IV. Look up, and to our Isle returning see

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V. Accurs'd rebellion reared his head

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VI. Caesar for milder virtues honour'd more

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