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Al Fresco - Purcell: The Fairy Queen / John Eliot Gardiner


Release Date: 11/13/2007 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 000992902   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Timothy PenroseElisabeth PridayAshley StaffordStephen Varcoe,   ... 
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque SoloistsMonteverdi Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Fairy Queen, Z 629 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Timothy Penrose (Countertenor), Elisabeth Priday (Soprano), Ashley Stafford (Countertenor),
Stephen Varcoe (Bass), Martyn Hill (Tenor), Wynford Evans (Tenor),
David Thomas (Bass), Eiddwen Harrhy (Soprano), Jennifer Smith (Soprano),
Judith Nelson (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1981 
Venue:  Stadthalle, Göttingen, Germany 
Length: 137 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Fairy Queen / Act 2: No.16 "One charming night"
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: Prelude
The Fairy Queen / Act 1: Prelude
The Fairy Queen / Act 1: Hornpipe
The Fairy Queen / Act 1: Air
The Fairy Queen / Act 1: Rondeau
The Fairy Queen / Act 1: Overture
The Fairy Queen / Act 1: Song In Two Parts: "Come, come, come, let us leave"
The Fairy Queen / Act 1: Scene Of The Drunken Poet: "Fill up the Bowl"
The Fairy Queen / Act 1: First Act Tune: Jig
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: Prelude...Come, All Ye Songsters Of The Sky
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: Trio: "May the God of Wit inspire"
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: Echo
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: Chorus: "Now Joyn your Warbling Voices all"
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: A Dance Of Fairies
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: Song And Chorus: "Sing while we trip it on the Green"
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: No.14 "See, even Night herself is here"
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: No.15 "I am come to lock all fast"
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: No.17 "Hush, no more"
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: No.18 Dance For The Followers Of Night
The Fairy Queen / Act 2: Second Act Tune: Air
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: A Song In Two Parts And Chorus: "If Love's a Sweet Passion"
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Overture: Symphony While The Swans Come Forward
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Dance For The Fairies
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Dance For The Green Men
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Song: "Ye Gentle Spirits of the Air, appear"
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Dialog: "Now the Maids and the Men"
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Song: "When I have often heard"
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: A Dance Of Haymakers
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Song And Chorus: "A Thousand Thousand ways we'll find"
The Fairy Queen / Act 3: Third Act Tune: Hornpipe
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Symphony
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: No.31 Solo & Chorus "Now the night"
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Duet: "Let the fifes, and the Clarions"
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Entry Of Phoebus
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Song: "When a cruel long Winter"- Chorus: "Hail! Great Parent of us all"
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Song: "Thus the ever Grateful Spring"
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Song: "Here's the Summer, Sprightly, Gay"
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Song: "See my many Colour'd Fields"
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Song And Chorus: "Now Winter comes Slowly"
The Fairy Queen / Act 4: Fourth Act Tune: Air
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Prelude
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Prelude
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Epithalamium - Thrice Happy Lovers
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: The Plaint
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Entry Dance
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Symphony
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Thus The Gloomy World
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Thus Happy And Free
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Song: "Yes, Daphne, in your Looks I find"
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Monkey's Dance
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Hark! How All Things
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Hark! The Ech'ing Air
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Sure The Dull God
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Solo: "See, see, I obey"
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Duet: "Turn then thine Eyes"
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Solo: "My Torch, indeed"
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Trio: "They shall be as happy"
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Air
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Chorus: "They shall be as happy"
The Fairy Queen / Act 5: Chaconne: Dance For Chinese Man And Woman

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