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 Offer,Alison Balsom: Sound The Trumpet

Royal Music of Purcell and Handel

Alison Balsom (trumpet), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Lucy Crowe (soprano)

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

This charming disc contains some of the most imaginative and polished trumpet playing you're ever likely to hear...Born-again authenticists may cavil at Balsom's vented trumpet, a modern development... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    8th October 2012
  • Gramophone Magazine
    December 2012
    Editor's Choice

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Contents

Handel: Amidigi di Gaula, HWV 11, Act 3: Sento la goia

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Handel / Arr Pinnock: Amidigi di Gaula, HWV 11, Act 3: Sento la goia

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Purcell: Suite from King Arthur

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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 1: Overture

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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 1: Come if you dare

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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 5: Symphony

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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 2: "Shepherd, Shepherd, Leave Decoying"

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Purcell / Arr Balsom: King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 5: Round thy shores

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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 5: Trumpet Tune

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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 5: Fairest isle

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Handel: Atalanta: Overture

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Atalanta, HWV 35: Overture

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Handel: Eternal Source of Light Divine (from Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV74)

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Birthday Ode for Queen Anne, HWV 74: "Eternal Source of Light Divine" (countertenor)

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Purcell: Suite from the Fairy Queen

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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances: Symphony

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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances, Second Musick: Rondo

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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances, Act 1: Jig

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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances, Act 5: Prelude

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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances, Act 5: Chaconne and Chorus

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

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Purcell / Arr Balsom: Come Ye Sons of Art, Z. 323: Sound the trumpet (countertenor)

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Handel: Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV349

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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: I. Overture

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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: II. Gigue (Allegro)

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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: III. Minuet (Aria)

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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: IV. Bourée

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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: V. March No. 2 (Partenope, HWV 27)

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Purcell: Plainte - O, Let Me Weep (from The Fairy Queen, Z629)

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Purcell / Arr Balsom: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act 5: "The plaint"

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Handel: Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B flat major, HWV 301

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Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major: I. Adagio

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Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major: II. Allegro

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Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major: III. Siciliana (Largo)

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Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major: IV. Vivace

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