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Purcell - The Food Of Love / Agnew, Lasla, Kenny, Rannou


Release Date: 09/29/2009 
Label:  Naive   Catalog #: 185   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry PurcellFrancesco CorbettaChristopher SimpsonRobert de Visée
Performer:  Paul AgnewElizabeth KennyBlandine RannouAnne-Marie Lasla
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Works on This Recording

1.
If music be the food of love, Z 379: 3rd setting by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692-1695; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
2.
Corinna is divinely fair, Z 365 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba),
Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1692; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3.
Tyrannic Love, Z 613 "Royal Martyr": Ah! How sweet it is to love by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Paul Agnew (Tenor)
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1694; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
4.
What a sad fate is mine, Z 428 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1694; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
5.
Aureng-Zebe, Z 573: I see she flies me by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1692; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
6.
Caprice de chacone (La guitarre Royalle, Dediée Au Roy De La Grande Bretagne, 1670) by Francesco Corbetta
Performer:  Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Paul Agnew (Tenor), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1671; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7.
O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z 406 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba),
Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1687; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
8.
Oedipus, Z 583: Music for a while by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1692; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
9.
Ground for Harpsichord in C minor, Z D221 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Paul Agnew (Tenor)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
10.
Oh! fair Cedaria, hide those eyes, Z 402 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Paul Agnew (Tenor)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
11.
Mock Marriage, Z 605: Man is for the woman made by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba),
Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
12.
Not all my torments can your pity move, Z 400 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
13.
On the brow of Richmond Hill, Z 405 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
14.
Pious Celinda goes to prayers, Z 410 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1695; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
15.
Prophetess, Z 627: When first I saw Aurelia's eyes by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba),
Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
16.
The Division Viol: Prelude in D major by Christopher Simpson
Performer:  Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1659; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
17.
Timon of Athens, Z 632: The cares of lovers by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1694; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
18.
The fatal hour comes on apace, Z 421 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
19.
I lov'd fair Celia, Z 381 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1694; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
20.
When her languishing eyes said 'love', Z 432 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba),
Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1681; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
21.
Prelude in D minor (Livre de guitarre, 1682) by Robert de Visée
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
22.
Thou wakeful shepherd, Z 198 "Morning Hymn" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1688; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
23.
Prelude [in E] (The Dicision-Viol, 1665) by Christopher Simpson
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1659; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
24.
The earth trembled, Z 197 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1688; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
25.
Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z 193 "Evening Hymn on a Ground" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba), Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord), Paul Agnew (Tenor),
Elizabeth Kenny (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1688; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
26.
If music be the food of love, Z 379: 1st setting by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Elizabeth Kenny (Lute), Anne-Marie Lasla (Viola da gamba),
Blandine Rannou (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692-1695; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 

Sound Samples

If music be the food of love, Z. 379c
Corinna is divinely fair, Z. 365
Tyrannic Love, Z. 613, "The Royal Martyr": Ah! how sweet it is to love
What a sad fate is mine, Z. 428b
Aureng-Zebe, Z. 573, "The Great Mogul": I see she flies me
Caprice de chacone
O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z. 406
Oedipus, King of Thebes, Z. 583: Oedipus, Z. 583: Music for a while
Ground in C minor, Z. D221
Oh! Fair Cedaria, hide those eyes, Z. 402
Purcell - 6 Songs (text by H. Heveningham): Man is for the woman made, Z. 605/3
Not all my torments can your pity move, Z. 400
On the brow of Richmond Hill, Z. 405: On the brow of Richmond Hill , Z. 405
Pious Celinda goes to prayers, Z. 410
The Prophetess, Z. 627, "The History of Dioclesian": When first I saw Aurelia's eyes
Prelude in D major (version for viol)
The History of Timon of Athens, The Man-Hater, Z. 632: The cares of lovers (Cupid)
The fatal hour comes on apace, Z. 421
I lov'd fair Celia, Z. 381
When her languishing eyes said 'Love!', Z. 432
Prelude in D minor
Thou wakeful shepherd (A Morning Hymn), Z. 198
Prelude in E minor (version for viol)
The earth trembled, Z. 197, "On our Saviour's Passion"
Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z. 193, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground"
If music be the food of love, Z. 379: a

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