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Blow: An Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell

& other works

Emma Walshe (soprano), Zoë Brookshaw (soprano), Samuel Boden (tenor), Thomas Walker (tenor), William Gaunt (bass)

Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen

Duets for high tenor seem to have been something of a Blow speciality…and in Samuel Boden and Thomas Walker, director Jonathan Cohen has harnessed a quintessentially English sound whose lyricism... More…

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Contents

Blow: Begin the Song!

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  • Thomas Walker (tenor), Samuel Boden (tenor), William Gaunt (bass), Zoë Brookshaw (soprano), Callum Thorpe (bass)
  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen

I. Overture

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II. Begin the Song! your instruments advance –

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III. Bring gentlest thoughts, that into language glide

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IV. Hark how the waken'd strings resound

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V. By harmony's entrancing power

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VI. How dull were life, how hardly worth our care –

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VII. Without the sweets of melody

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VIII. Music's the cordial of a troubled breast

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IX. Come then, with tuneful breath and string

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Blow: Chaconne a 4 in G major

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  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen

Blow: Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell

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  • Thomas Walker (tenor), Samuel Boden (tenor)
  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen

I. Mark how the lark and linnet sing –

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II. But in the close of night –

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III. So ceas'd the rival crew when Purcell came –

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IV. We beg not hell our Orpheus to restore –

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V. The power of harmony too well they know

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VI. The heavenly choir, who heard his notes from high –

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VII. Ye brethren of the lyre, and tuneful voice

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Blow: Ground in G Minor

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  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen

Blow: The Nymphs of the wells

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  • Samuel Boden (tenor), Thomas Walker (tenor), Emma Walshe (soprano), Zoë Brookshaw (soprano), William Gaunt (bass)
  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen

I. The Nymphs of the wells, and the Nymphs of the hills

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II. But here comes a Druid and we must retire –

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III. Blest be this morn, blest be the hand –

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IV. We Nymphs of the founts and we of the mounts

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Blow: Sonata in A major

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  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen

I. Slow –

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II. [untitled] –

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III. Brisk

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Blow: Dread Sir, the Prince of Light

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  • Thomas Walker (tenor), William Gaunt (bass), Samuel Boden (tenor)
  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen

I. [Symphony] –

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II. Dread Sir, the Prince of Light begins to rise –

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III. Let no disloyal cares his peace destroy –

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IV. This message we bring

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