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Purcell: King Arthur / Deller, Deller Consort


Release Date: 09/01/1993 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 90252/53   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Mark DellerHonor SheppardLeigh NixonMaurice Bevan,   ... 
Conductor:  Alfred Deller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Deller ChoirKing's MusickDeller Consort
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Mark Deller (Countertenor), Honor Sheppard (Soprano), Leigh Nixon (Tenor),
Maurice Bevan (Baritone), Nigel Beavan (Bass), Jean Knibbs (Soprano),
Paul Elliott (Tenor), Alfred Deller (Countertenor), Rosemary Hardy (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfred Deller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Deller Choir,  King's Musick,  Deller Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
Language: English 
2.
Timon of Athens, Z 632: Masque by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Honor Sheppard (Soprano), Paul Elliott (Tenor), Maurice Bevan (Baritone),
Jean Knibbs (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfred Deller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Musick,  Deller Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1694; England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

King Arthur: [1.1] Overture [1.2] Air [1.3] Overture
King Arthur: Act I, sc.2: [2.1] Bass: "Woden first to thee" [2.2] Chorus: "Brave Souls" [2.3] Counter-tenor: "I call ye all"
King Arthur: Act I, sc.2: Tenor and Chorus: "Come if you dare"
King Arthur: Act II: [4.1] Philidel: "Hither this way bend" [4.2] Grimbald: "Let not a Moon-born Elf" [4.3] Philidel: "Hitheer this way" [4.4] Philidel: "Come follow me"
King Arthur: [5.1] 1 Shepherd: "How blest are Shepherds" [5.2] 2 Shepherdesses: "Shepherd, leave Decoying" [5.3] Hornpipe
King Arthur: Act III, sc.2: Prelude. Cupid: "What ho"
King Arthur, Z. 628: Act III, "What Power art thou, who from below..." ("Cold Song")
King Arthur: Act III, sc.2: [8.1] Cupid: "Tis I, that have warm'd ye" [8.2] Cupid & Genius: "Sound a Parley" [8.3] Air
King Arthur: Act IV, sc.2: 2 Syrens: "Two Daugthers"
King Arthur: Act I, sc.2 : I call ye all (contre-ténor + ch?ur)
King Arthur: Act V, sc.2: [3.1] Trompet Tune [3.2] Aeolus: "Ye Blust'ring Brethren"
King Arthur: Act V, sc.2: [4.1] Symphony [4.2] Song Tune. Nereid & Pan: "Round thy Coasts" [4.3] Alto, Tenor & Bass: "For Folded Flocks"
King Arthur: Act V, sc.2: Song Tune: "Your Hay"
King Arthur: Act V, sc.2: Venus: "Fairest Isle"
King Arthur: Act V, sc.2: [7.1] Soprano: "You say" [7.2] Bass: "This not my passion" [7.3] Bass: "But one soft Moment"
King Arthur: Act V, sc.2: [8.1] Trumpet Tune [8.2] Honour: "St. George"
King Arthur: Act V, sc.2: Chaconne
"The Masque" from TIMON OF ATHENS: [10.1] Overture [10.2] Air [10.3] Overture
"The Masque" from TIMON OF ATHENS: [11.1] Duet (Sopranos 1 & 2): "Hark" [11.2] Solo (Soprano): "Love in their little veins" [11.3] Trio (Sopranos 1 & 2, baritone): "Hence with your trifling deity"
"The Masque" from TIMON OF ATHENS: [12.1] Cupid: "Come all" [12.2] Chorus: "Who can resist" [12.2] Chorus: "Who can resist"
"The Masque" from TIMON OF ATHENS: [13.1] Solo (Soprano): "The cares of lovers" [13.2] Solo (Tenor): "Love quickly is palled" [13.3] Duet (Cupid & Bacchus), Chorus: "Come, let us agree"

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