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Elegy – Countertenor duets by Purcell & Blow

Iestyn Davies, James Hall (countertenors)

The King’s Consort, Robert King

Davies is the headline artist on the cover; but in fact he duets with James Hall on notably equal terms, the two voices subtly differing in timbre but compatible in articulation and expressivity.... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    Awards Issue 2019
    Editor's Choice
  • International Classical Music Awards
    2019
    Nominee - Baroque Vocal
  • Gramophone Awards
    2020
    Shortlisted - Recital

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Contents

Purcell: Hark! How the Songsters (from Timon of Athens, Z. 632)

Work length3:00
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), James Hall (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: In vain the am'rous flute (from Hail, Bright Cecilia!, Z328)

Work length6:20
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), James Hall (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406

Work length5:40
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: Chaconne (Two in One Upon a Ground) (from Dioclesian, Z. 627)

Work length2:44
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  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Blow: Ah heav'n, what is't I hear?

Work length3:31
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), James Hall (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: Sound the trumpet (from Come Ye Sons of Art, Z323)

Work length2:23
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), James Hall (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: Since the Toils and the Hazards of War (from Dioclesian, Z. 627)

Work length4:09
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: Sing, sing, ye druids (from Bonduca, Z. 57)

Work length2:36
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), James Hall (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Blow: Paratum cor meum

Work length2:22
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), James Hall (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas (from The Queen’s Epicedium)

Work length7:37
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Blow: No, Lesbia, no, you ask in vain

Work length7:07
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Purcell: O dive custos Auriacae domus, Z504

Work length6:26
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), James Hall (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

Blow: Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell

Work length23:27
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  • Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), James Hall (counter-tenor)
  • King's Consort
  • Robert King

No. 1, Mark How the Lark and Linnet Sing

Track length3:52
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No. 2, But in the Close of Night

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No. 3, So Ceas'd the Rival Crew When Purcell Came

Track length2:55
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No. 4, We Beg Not Hell, Our Orpheus to Restore

Track length1:51
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No. 5, The Pow'r of Harmony Too Well They Knew

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No. 6, The Heav'nly Quire, Who Heard His Notes from High

Track length4:28
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No. 7, Ye Brethren of the Lyre, and Tuneful Voice

Track length2:49
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