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Purcell: Songs & Airs / Kirkby, Hogwood, Rooley, Et Al


Release Date: 11/13/2007 
Label:  L'oiseau Lyre   Catalog #: 001011102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anthony RooleyRichard CampbellChristopher HogwoodCatherine Mackintosh,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Evening Hymn is radiantly done, and so are many of the less well-known airs which regularly bring new revelation. Excellent recording, if with the voice forward, given striking extra presence on CD -- Penguin Guide The Evening Hymn is radiantly done, and so are many of the less well-known airs which regularly bring new revelation. Excellent recording, if with the voice forward, given striking extra presence on CD -- Penguin Guide Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fairy Queen, Z 629: Hark! hark! how all things by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anthony Rooley (Lute), Richard Campbell (Bass Viola da gamba), Christopher Hogwood (Spinet),
Catherine Mackintosh (Violin), Emma Kirkby (Soprano), Christopher Hogwood (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1982 
Venue:  Forde Abbey, Dorset, England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Hark! How all things
Celebrate this Festival, Z.321 - Birthday Ode for Queen Mary (1693): Crown the altar, deck the shrine
If Music Be The Food Of Love, Z.379
"Not all my torments can your pity move"
Plainte: O, Let Me Weep
I Attempt from Love's Sickness
Olinda in the Shades Unseen
Urge me no more
Mad Bess of Bedlam ("From silent shades")
Lovely, Lovely Albina
Sweeter Than Roses, Z.585
The Tempest / Act 4: Air (Dorinda) "Dear pretty youth"
When first Amintas sued for a Kiss
The Cares of Lovers
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Ye Gentle Spirits of the Air
Evening Hymn, Z.193

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