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This page lists all recordings of King Arthur, Z628 (The British Worthy) by Henry Purcell (1659-95).

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Anna Dennis, Mhairi Lawson, Rowan Pierce, Carolyn Sampson (sopranos), Jeremy Budd (high tenor), James Way (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Ashley Riches (bass-baritone)

Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Choruses are more vibrant, dance rhythms more percussive and solos more delicate than in any previous recording. Above all, McCreesh and his artists make us hear Purcell’s genius for word-setting…But... More…

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2 CDs

($21.75) $19.75

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier

This King Arthur is a giddy triumph for its artists. Blazing their way through the score, the performers set a new benchmark, delivering a production that’s equally gutsy and gorgeous…Dance meters... More…

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2 CDs

$23.25

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This release includes a digital booklet

All these works were published within 18 months of Purcell's death. The 13 suites of choice movements from plays and semi-operas, entitled A Collection of Ayres, compos'd for theTheatre, and... More…

3 CDs

($17.25) $13.75

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Véronique Gens, Claron McFadden, Susannah Waters, Mark Padmore, Iain Paton & Jonathan Best

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie

… first-hand knowledge of the full literary context is reflected in the aplomb, confidence and sheer artistry of Christie’s characterizations … All the best numbers are magically conjured, atmospheric... More…

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2 CDs

$15.25

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Véronique Gens, Hanna Bayodi, Béatrice Jarrige, Cyril Auvity, Joseph Cornwell, Peter Harvey

Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet

…none of the spoken dialogue is included in this new recording of Purcell's music - brought to life with energy and a pleasing element of bucolic high spirits by Hervé Niquet's singers and instrumentalists.... More…

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English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Orchestra & Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner

8 CDs

($36.25) $25.50

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Tafelmusik, Jeanne Lamon

No digital booklet included

Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

CD

$11.25

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included

Jennifer Smith, Gillian Fisher, Elisabeth Priday, Gill Ross, Ashley Stafford, Paul Elliott, Stephen Varcoe

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

CD

$7.00

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

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Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner

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