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PURCELL: Theatre Music, Vol. 2 (Aradia Ensemble, Mallon)

Despite his immersion in the composition of sacred music, Purcell retained a lifelong interest in the theatre—an aspect of his oeuvre that has been neglected. Among the authors of the five works on this recording were two of the most celebrated of the age—John Dryden and William Congreve—and for their ‘semi-operas’ Purcell produced incidental music and songs of vitality, wit, and imaginative text-setting that offer an intriguing look at the world of Restoration drama. Volume 1 is on 8.570149.


Purcell, Henry
Crowne, John, lyricist(s)

  The Married Beau, Z. 603, "The Curious Impertinent"
1.   Play with flash player Overture 00:02:53
2.   Play with flash player Slow Air 00:02:30
3.   Play with flash player Hornpipe 00:01:25
4.   Play with flash player Air 00:01:40
5.   Play with flash player Hornpipe 00:01:25
6.   Play with flash player Jig 00:02:26
7.   Play with flash player Trumpet Air 00:01:50
8.   Play with flash player Song: See where repenting Celia lyes 00:03:03
9.   Play with flash player March 00:01:27
10.   Play with flash player Hornpipe on a Ground 00:01:36

Purcell, Henry
Dryden, John, lyricist(s)

  The Spanish Friar, Z. 610, "The Double Discovery": Song: Whilst I with grief did on you look
11.   Play with flash player The Spanish Friar, Z. 610, "The Double Discovery": Song: Whilst I with grief did on you look 00:03:06

Purcell, Henry
Southerne, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  Sir Anthony Love, Z. 588, "The Rambling Lady"
12.   Play with flash player Overture 00:03:41
13.   Play with flash player Song: Pursuing Beauty, Men descry 00:04:59
14.   Play with flash player Dialogue: No more, Sir, no more 00:02:39
15.   Play with flash player Song: In vain Clemene, you bestow 00:02:43

Purcell, Henry
Dryden, John, lyricist(s)

  Aureng-Zebe, Z. 573: I see she flies me ev'rywhere
16.   Play with flash player Aureng - Zebe, Z. 573: I see she flies me ev'rywhere 00:01:49

Purcell, Henry

  The Old Batchelor, Z. 607
17.   Play with flash player Overture 00:03:22
18.   Play with flash player Hornpipe 00:01:53

Purcell, Henry
Congreve, William, lyricist(s)

  The Old Batchelor, Z. 607
19.   Play with flash player Song: Thus to a ripe, consenting maid 00:02:11

Purcell, Henry

  The Old Batchelor, Z. 607
20.   Play with flash player Slow Air 00:03:17
21.   Play with flash player Hornpipe 00:01:26

Purcell, Henry
Congreve, William, lyricist(s)

  The Old Batchelor, Z. 607
22.   Play with flash player Duet: As Amoret and Thyrsis lay 00:03:08

Purcell, Henry

  The Old Batchelor, Z. 607
23.   Play with flash player Rondeau 00:01:11
24.   Play with flash player Menuet 00:01:39
25.   Play with flash player Bourée 00:01:12
26.   Play with flash player March 00:02:08
27.   Play with flash player Jig 00:01:37

Total Playing Time: 01:02:16






Composer(s):
Purcell, Henry

Lyricist(s):
Congreve, William; Crowne, John; Dryden, John; Southerne, Thomas

Conductor(s):
Mallon, Kevin

Ensemble(s):
Aradia Ensemble

Artist(s):
Ansell, Johane; Nedecky, Jason

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral; Vocal

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.573280

Barcode: 747313328079

Release Date: 05/2016

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