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Countertenor duets by Purcell & Blow

James Bowman (countertenor) & Michael Chance (countertenor)

The King’s Consort, Robert King

Such complementary voices, Chance fine-drawn, Bowman a touch richer, more coloured, are ideal in this selection of inventive duets. Blow's Ode on Purcell's death is particularly fine, intensely... More…

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Contents

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

Work length2:26
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  • Michael Chance (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

III. Sound the trumpet, 'til around

Track length2:26
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Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1692), Z328

Work length6:06
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Michael Chance (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

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

Track length6:06
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Purcell: O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406

Work length5:44
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: Bonduca or The British Heroine - incidental music, Z574

Work length2:43
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  • Michael Chance (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Duet. Sing, sing ye druids

Track length2:43
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Purcell: O dive custos Auriacae domus 'An elegy upon the death of Queen Mary', Z514

Work length7:04
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  • Michael Chance (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: The Maid's Last Prayer, or Any rather than Fail, Z601

Work length4:40
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  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Michael Chance (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Duet. No, resistance is but vain

Track length4:40
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 Excerpt, Purcell: Timon of Athens, Z632

Work length3:06
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  • Michael Chance (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Duet. Hark how the songsters

Track length3:06
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Purcell: Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas ('The Queen's Epicedium'), Z383

Work length7:49
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  • Michael Chance (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Blow: Ah, Heav'n! What is't I hear?

Work length3:22
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  • Michael Chance (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Blow: Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell

Work length22:05
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  • Michael Chance (counter-tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King