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Purcell: Harmonia Sacra

Rosemary Joshua (soprano), Laurence Dreyfus (viola da gamba), Elizabeth Kenny (lute) & Christophe Rousset (harpsichord, organ, direction)

Les Talens Lyriques

Rosemary Joshua brings to these accounts all the aplomb of a Baroque diva, with her sharply etched diction, perspicuous dramatic insights and varied vocal timbres...It would be easy for Joshua... More…



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Purcell: Tell me, some pitying angel (The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation), Z196

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Purcell: In the black, dismal dungeon of despair

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

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Purcell: Air in G minor

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Purcell: Great God, and just (A penitential hymn)

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Purcell: My song shall be alway (psalm 89)

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Purcell: Ground in D Minor

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Purcell: Lord, what is man?, Z192

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Purcell: Let the night perish (Job’s curse)

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Purcell: Chaconne in G Minor

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Purcell: The night is come (An evening hymn)

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Purcell: With sick and famish'd eyes, Z200

Work length5:15

Purcell: How have I stray’d

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Purcell: Suite in G minor

Work length8:48

I. Prelude

Track length1:25

II. Allemande

Track length3:31

III. Courante

Track length1:50

IV. Sarabande

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Purcell: My opening eyes are purged (A divine song of the Passion of our Saviour)

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Purcell: How long, great God (The aspiration)

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Purcell: Ground in C Minor

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Purcell: Sleep, Adam, and take thy rest

Work length1:30

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

Work length2:56

Purcell: The earth trembled (On our Saviour’s Passion)

Work length2:07

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

Work length4:10