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PURCELL (THE BEST OF)

Recognised during his lifetime as a genius, Henry Purcell subsequently influenced countless classical composers from Handel to Britten. This delightful assortment of his best-known works includes the beautiful yet melancholy ‘Dido’s Lament’ from his perennially popular opera Dido and Aeneas and the joyful Jubilate Deo for choir and orchestra, as well as some of his instrumental works; the elegant Fantazia in C minor is a particularly exquisite example of the English composer’s mastery.


Purcell, Henry

  "The Indian Queen", Z. 630: Trumpet Overture
1.   "The Indian Queen", Z. 630: Trumpet Overture 00:03:23
  Morning Service in D Major, Z. 232: Jubilate Deo
2.   Morning Service in D Major, Z. 232: Jubilate Deo 00:08:19

Purcell, Henry
Tate, Nahum, lyricist(s)

  Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626 (excerpts)
3.   Overture 00:01:56
4.   Act III: Come away, fellow sailors (1st Sailor, Chorus) 00:01:32
5.   Act III: The Sailor's Dance 00:00:48
6.   Act III: When I am laid in earth (Dido) 00:03:41

Purcell, Henry

  Four-Part Fantazias: VII. Fantazia in C Minor, Z. 738
7.   Four - Part Fantazias: VII. Fantazia in C Minor, Z. 738 00:04:08
  Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias": A Pastoral Dialogue Betwixt Thyrsis and Iris
8.   Amphitryon, Z. 572, "The 2 Sosias": A Pastoral Dialogue Betwixt Thyrsis and Iris 00:05:15
  The Fairy Queen, Z. 629: Act IV: Symphony
9.   The Fairy Queen, Z. 629: Act IV: Symphony 00:06:24

Purcell, Henry
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  Blow up the trumpet in Sion, Z. 10
10.   Blow up the trumpet in Sion, Z. 10 00:06:21

Purcell, Henry

  Chacony, Z. 730
11.   Chacony, Z. 730 00:04:32
  Music on the Death of Queen Mary (Funeral Sentences / The Queen’s Epicedium) (excerpts)
12.   March, Z. 860A 00:01:25
13.   Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts, Z. 58B 00:03:19
  Suite No. 2 in G Minor, Z. 661: III. Corant
14.   Suite No. 2 in G Minor, Z. 661: III. Corant 00:01:43

Purcell, Henry
Fuller, William, lyricist(s)

  Now that the sun hath veiled his light, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground", Z. 193
15.   Now that the sun hath veiled his light, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground", Z. 193 00:03:46

Purcell, Henry

  The Indian Queen, Z. 630: Trumpet Tune
16.   The Indian Queen, Z. 630: Trumpet Tune 00:01:20

Purcell, Henry
Fishburn, Christopher, lyricist(s)

  Welcome to all the pleasures, "Ode on St. Cecilia's Day", Z. 339
17.   Welcome to all the pleasures, "Ode on St. Cecilia's Day", Z. 339 00:17:20

Total Playing Time: 01:15:12






Composer(s):
Purcell, Henry

Lyricist(s):
Bible - Old Testament; Fishburn, Christopher; Fuller, William; Tate, Nahum

Conductor(s):
Glenton, Robert; Mallon, Kevin; Summerly, Jeremy

Orchestra(s):
Orchestra of the Golden Age

Ensemble(s):
Aradia Ensemble; Oxford Camerata; Rose Consort of Viols, The; Scholars Baroque Ensemble

Choir(s):
Choir of the Golden Age; Oxford Camerata

Artist(s):
Amps, Kym; Asch, David van; Bern, Jeni; Bisatt, Susan; Bower, Nicole; Charlston, Terence R.; Cummings, Laurence; Engel, Norman; Geiger, Gyorgy; Guthrie, Thomas; Hock, Bertalan; Honeyman, Ian; Lepage-Dean, Oliver; Purefoy, William; Robson, Christopher; Tomkins, Giles; Whitton, Christopher

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Choral - Sacred; Instrumental; Opera; Orchestral; Vocal

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.556839

Barcode: 730099683920

Physical Release: 06/2009

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