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Songs for Courtiers and Cavaliers

Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (harpsichord)

Philomusica of London

An intriguing record of the roots of historically-informed performance, Helen Watts and Desmond Dupré give passionate but (by today’s standards) heavy-handed accounts. More…
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    November 2019
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Contents

Caccini, G: Le Nuove Musiche

Work length2:39
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Dolcissime sospiro

Track length2:39
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Calestani: Damigella tutta bella

Work length2:58
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Calestani: Folgorate

Work length1:52
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Cifra: In quel gelato core

Work length1:51
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

India: Infelice Didone

Work length11:59
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

India: Torna il sereno Zefiro

Work length2:07
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Grandi: Vientene, o mia fedel

Work length2:40
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: A Complaint against Cupid

Work length1:19
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: No Constancy in Man

Work length1:38
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: An Eccho

Work length3:12
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: Tavola - In quel gelato core

Work length2:02
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: Parting

Work length1:47
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: Dissuasion from Presumption

Work length0:52
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: Suffrance

Work length1:12
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: Hymn to God the Father

Work length2:54
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: Hymn to God the Son

Work length2:51
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: Hymn to God the Holy Ghost

Work length2:29
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: Among Rosebuds

Work length1:13
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: A Lady to a young Courtier

Work length1:26
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

Lawes, H: I prithee send me back my heart

Work length1:01
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  • Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto), Thurston Dart (chamber organ)
  • Recorded: 1956

 Excerpt, Purcell: Oedipus: incidental music, Z583

Work length4:08
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Desmond Dupre (bass viol), Thurston Dart (continuo)
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: --, --

Music for a While

Track length4:08
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Purcell: On the brow of Richmond Hill Z405

Work length1:39
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  • Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1958

Purcell: Don Quixote: incidental music, Z578

Work length7:02
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  • Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1958

From rosy bowers

Track length7:02
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Purcell: The Indian Queen, Z. 630 - Act 4

Work length1:55
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 1958

They tell us that your mighty powers

Track length1:55
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Purcell: The fatal hour comes on apace, Z421

Work length3:48
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  • Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1958

Purcell: Corinna is divinely fair, Z365

Work length2:04
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  • Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1958

Purcell: If music be the food of love Z379A (first version)

Work length2:19
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  • Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1958

Purcell: If music be the food of love (second version), Z379B

Work length4:01
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  • Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1958

Scarlatti, A: Il rossignuolo

Work length10:18
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  • Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1958

Scarlatti, A: Clori vezzosa e bella

Work length7:03
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  • Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba), Thurston Dart (harpsichord), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1958

Bach, J S: Cantata BWV54 'Widerstehe doch der Sünde'

Work length17:25
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  • Thurston Dart (director), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Philomusica of London
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: London

1. Widerstehe doch der Sünde

Track length12:14
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2. Die Art verruchter Sünden

Track length1:46
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3. Wer Sünde tut, der ist vom Teufel

Track length3:25
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Bach, J S: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 / Pt. Two

Work length7:16
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  • Thurston Dart (director), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Philomusica of London
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: London

No.39 Aria: "Erbarme dich"

Track length7:16
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Hoffmann, G M: Schlage doch, gewünschte Stunde, Cantata BWV 53

Work length9:15
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  • Thurston Dart (director), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Philomusica of London
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: London

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Cantata BWV200 'Bekennen will ich seinen Namen'

Work length4:11
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  • Thurston Dart (director), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Philomusica of London
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: London