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Purcell - The Food of Love

Sacred & Secular Songs

Paul Agnew (tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (bass viol), Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo, guitar) & Blandine Rannou (harpsichord)

Paul Agnew's long experience in the realm of French Baroque music makes him particularly sensitive to le goût français, his voice supple enough to realise with exquisite grace the intricate,... More…

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

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  • Blandine Rannou (harpsichord), Paul Agnew (tenor)

Purcell: Corinna is divinely fair, Z365

2:24
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  • Paul Agnew (tenor), Blandine Rannou (harpsichord)

Purcell: Tyrannic Love or The Royal Martyr - incidental music, Z613

2:33
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Tyrannic Love, Z. 613, "The Royal Martyr": Ah! how sweet it is to love

2:33
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Purcell: What a sad fate is mine, Z428

3:32
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  • Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo), Paul Agnew (tenor)

Purcell: Aureng-Zebe or The Great Mogul

2:13
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Aureng-Zebe, Z. 573, "The Great Mogul": I see she flies me

2:13
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Corbetta: Caprice de chacone

3:55
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Purcell: O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406

6:36
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  • Paul Agnew (tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (bass viol)

 Excerpt, Purcell: Oedipus: incidental music, Z583

4:32
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  • Anne-Marie Lasla (bass viol), Blandine Rannou (harpsichord), Paul Agnew (tenor), Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo)

Oedipus, Z. 583: Music for a while

4:32
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Purcell: Ground in C minor, ZD221

3:24
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Purcell: O! fair Cedaria, hide those eyes Z402

3:58
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  • Paul Agnew (tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (bass viol), Blandine Rannou (harpsichord)
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Britten: Purcell - 6 Songs (text by H. Heveningham)

1:15
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  • Blandine Rannou (harpsichord), Paul Agnew (tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (bass viol), Elizabeth Kenny (guitar)

Man is for the woman made, Z. 605 / 3

1:15
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Purcell: Not all my torments can your pity move, Z400

2:37
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Purcell: On the brow of Richmond Hill Z405

1:28
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Purcell: Pious Celinda goes to prayers, Z410

1:34
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Purcell: Prophetess or The History of Dioclesian, Z627

2:21
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The Prophetess, Z. 627, "The History of Dioclesian": When first I saw Aurelia's eyes

2:21
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Simpson, C: Prelude in D major (version for viol)

2:17
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 Excerpt, Purcell: Timon of Athens, Z632

2:06
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  • Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo), Paul Agnew (tenor), Blandine Rannou (harpsichord)

The History of Timon of Athens, The Man-Hater, Z. 632: The cares of lovers (Cupid)

2:06
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Purcell: The fatal hour comes on apace, Z421

3:29
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Purcell: I lov'd fair Celia, Z. 381

1:56
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Purcell: When her languishing eyes said 'Love!', Z432

1:12
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Visée: Prelude in D minor

1:17
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Purcell: Thou wakeful shepherd that dost Israel keep (A Morning Hymn), Z198

2:55
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Simpson, C: Prelude in E minor (version for viol)

2:30
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Purcell: The earth trembled, Z. 197, "On our Saviour's Passion"

1:55
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Purcell: An Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun hath veiled his light', Z193

5:06
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Purcell: If music be the food of love, Z379

2:59
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If music be the food of love, Z. 379a

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