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The English Orpheus - A Series Of English Discoveries


Release Date: 12/06/1994 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 10016   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Matthew LockeWilliam CroftJohn BlowWilliam Shield,   ... 
Performer:  Oliver JohnstonHenry WickhamPhilip CaveTimothy Jones,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter HolmanEdward HigginbottomJohn ScottRoy Goodman,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of InstrumentsSt. Paul's Cathedral ChoirOpera Restor'd,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. The Tempest: Curtain Tune by Matthew Locke
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1674; England 
2. Jesu auctor clementie by Matthew Locke
Performer:  Oliver Johnston (Boy Soprano), Henry Wickham (Bass), Philip Cave (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Language: Latin 
3. Jubilate in D major: Symphony, Verse and Chorus by William Croft
Performer:  Timothy Jones (Bass), Andrew Burden (Tenor), Christopher Royall (Countertenor)
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
4. Mortlack's Ground by John Blow
Performer:  Timothy Roberts (Spinet)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
5. Tis only no harm to know it, you know by William Shield
Performer:  Timothy Roberts (Fortepiano), Emma Kirkby (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1796; England 
Language: English 
6. Concertos (6) in Seven Parts: no 6 for Bassoon in B flat major- Affettuoso by Capel Bond
Performer:  Sally Jackson (Bassoon)
Conductor:  Roy Goodman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1766; England 
7. The Ephesian Matron: So there she lies upon the floor by Charles Dibdin
Performer:  Bronwen Mills (Soprano), Jane Streeton (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opera Restor'd
Period: Classical 
Written: 1769; England 
Language: English 
8. The Ephesian Matron: If I was a wife by Charles Dibdin
Performer:  Jane Streeton (Soprano), Bronwen Mills (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opera Restor'd
Period: Classical 
Written: 1769; England 
Language: English 
9. Trumpet Tune for Harpsichord in C major, Z T678 "Cibell" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
10. Fantasias (2) à 4 "for the great double bass": no 1 by Orlando Gibbons
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
11. Salvator mundi by John Blow
Performer:  Peter Holman (Chamber Organ), Fred Jacobs (Theorbo)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Red Byrd
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Language: Latin 
12. Voluntary for Keyboard in G minor by Thomas Roseingrave
Performer:  Paul Nicholson (Chamber Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; England 
13. Pavan and Galliard by Augustine Bassano
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1986 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Philips 
14. O Jonathan, woe is me by Thomas Weelkes
Performer:  Timothy Byram-Wigfield (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Language: English 
15. Come, come along for a dance and a song: And see, Appolo has unstrung his lyre "Purcell's Farewell" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Ruth Holton (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Language: English 
16. So spake the god...There in old Arden's in most shade by Thomas Linley Jr.
Performer:  Julia Gooding (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
17. Concerto for Keyboard no 5 in D major: Andante by James Hook
Performer:  Paul Nicholson (Fortepiano)
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1774; England 
18. Quartets (6) for 4 Voices and Basso Continuo, Op. 11: no 6, Where the bee sucks by William Jackson
Performer:  Julia Gooding (Soprano), Frances Kelly (Harp), Christopher Purves (Bass),
Ana-Maria Rincón (Soprano), Rufus Müller (Tenor)
Conductor:  Timothy Roberts
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Invocation
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1775; England 
19. Tell me lovely shepheard by William Boyce
Performer:  Bronwen Mills (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roy Goodman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; England 
20. Masque of Oberon: Satyrs' Dance by Robert Johnson
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1621; England 
21. Aria del Gran Duca Ferdinando di Toscana by Peter Philips
Performer:  Paul Nicholson (Virginal), Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
22. Cantiones sacrae: Tu es Petrus by Peter Philips
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; Brussels, Belgium 
Language: Latin 
23. Favourite Concertos (6) for Keyboard: no 4 in B flat major - Gigue by Thomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Paul Nicholson (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1750-1778; England 
24. Solo for Violin and Basso Continuo in E major by Thomas Augustine Arne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Locatelli Trio
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; England 
25. Fantasia Suite no 2 in A minor by John Jenkins
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
26. Concertos (6) in Seven Parts, Op. 2: no 2 in B minor - Allegro by John Stanley
Performer:  Mark Caudle (Cello)
Conductor:  Roy Goodman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1742; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 

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