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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: Sento la gioia (Amadigi di Gaula)

Work length4:44
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  • Alison Balsom (trumpet)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

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

Track length4:44
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Purcell: Suite from King Arthur

Work length14:18
$9.10
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  • Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Alison Balsom (trumpet)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

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

Track length3:36
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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 1: Come if you dare

Track length3:01
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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 5: Symphony

Track length1:55
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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 2: "Shepherd, Shepherd, Leave Decoying"

Track length1:48
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Purcell / Arr Balsom: King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 5: Round thy shores

Track length1:10
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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 5: Trumpet Tune

Track length0:46
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King Arthur Suite, Z. 628, Act 5: Fairest isle

Track length2:02
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Handel: Atalanta: Overture

Work length4:01
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  • Alison Balsom (trumpet)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

Atalanta, HWV 35: Overture

Track length4:01
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Handel: Eternal Source of Light Divine (from Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV74)

Work length3:34
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  • Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), Alison Balsom (trumpet)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

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

Track length3:34
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Purcell: Suite from the Fairy Queen

Work length14:14
$6.50
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  • Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Alison Balsom (trumpet)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

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

Track length6:27
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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances, Second Musick: Rondo

Track length1:40
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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances, Act 1: Jig

Track length1:06
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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances, Act 5: Prelude

Track length1:03
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The Fairy Queen, Z. 629 - Suite of Musicks and Dances, Act 5: Chaconne and Chorus

Track length3:58
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 Excerpt, Purcell: Come ye sons of art (Ode for Queen Mary's birthday, 1694), Z 323

Work length2:35
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  • Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), Alison Balsom (trumpet)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

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

Track length2:35
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Handel: Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV349

Work length7:25
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  • Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Alison Balsom (trumpet)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

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

Track length1:43
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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: II. Gigue (Allegro)

Track length1:47
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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: III. Minuet (Aria)

Track length1:49
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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: IV. Bourée

Track length0:59
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Water Music, Suite in D Major, HWV 349: V. March No. 2 (Partenope, HWV 27)

Track length1:07
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Purcell: Plainte - O, Let Me Weep (from The Fairy Queen, Z629)

Work length7:44
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  • Trevor Pinnock (organ), Alison Balsom (trumpet), Lucy Crowe (soprano)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

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

Track length7:44
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Handel: Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B flat major, HWV 301

Work length7:28
$5.20
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  • Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Alison Balsom (trumpet)
  • The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock

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

Track length1:59
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Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major: II. Allegro

Track length1:41
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Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major: III. Siciliana (Largo)

Track length2:13
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Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major: IV. Vivace

Track length1:35
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